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Low platelets, 119-137 over past few yrs. 10 yrs ago were higher in the 200's. Some bruises when not hurt. Other bloodwork ok. 40 F- Should i worry?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
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In brief: Relax

Usually we never find the explanations for these minor platelets variances.
Have it followed yearly.

In brief: Relax

Usually we never find the explanations for these minor platelets variances.
Have it followed yearly.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Sewa Legha
Internal Medicine - Oncology

In brief: Low Platelet counts?

Platelet counts >100,000 are acceptable provided there is no other issues present.
If your Hemoglobin(Hb) and WBC/Differential count are entirely normal, then there is not much to worry about immediately. But you should get serial platelet counts, done at every 3 to 6 months for the next 1-2 years and do it at a reliable Lab such the Quest labs. Also send us the results of a current CBC. That wil

In brief: Low Platelet counts?

Platelet counts >100,000 are acceptable provided there is no other issues present.
If your Hemoglobin(Hb) and WBC/Differential count are entirely normal, then there is not much to worry about immediately. But you should get serial platelet counts, done at every 3 to 6 months for the next 1-2 years and do it at a reliable Lab such the Quest labs. Also send us the results of a current CBC. That wil
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