Blood platelets values

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Avatar f tn my liver gets better over time as I hope it will, and my PHT gets better my IDS believes that my platelets will increase. My platelets remained the same during my treatment with S&O. At my last visit (SVR24 cured/discharged) she said that the ID Clinic was seeing remarkable things happening to their patients who are now cured. People are literally coming back from the brink.
Avatar m tn Platelet Count - Platelets are a part of the blood that are needed for blood clotting. Platelets migrate to the site of an injury where they "stick" to the injured site and help to develop a clot or scab to stop the bleeding. A normal platelet count is between 150,000 and 440,000. Low platelet count (thrombocytopenia) can be caused by HIV infection itself or by certain drugs.
Avatar f tn Holy spider nevi. Three weeks on treatment and SVR. Congratulations. Most blood values return to normal by six months. You may want to see a hematologist.
Avatar n tn If your platelet count is 80 and your prothrombin time is 14 this could be an indication of cirrhosis of the liver. Looking at two blood values is not enough to make an educated guess on anyone's health condition and doesn't explain why the doctor won't treat you. Others with similar levels have been treated. So there must be more to the story than you are presenting in your post. Please post all the information you know about the status of your hepatitis C and the stage of your liver disease.
Avatar n tn At the hospital, we had discovered that his blood tests had come in already and the results were that his platelets were really low...27. We chose to have my dog stay over night at the hospital to be monitored. One day later, his platelets dropped even more...12 and his red blood cell count was lower than before. We have also been informed that they were giving him more meds. I am so concerned as we haven't gotten any answers yet. How soon til the meds start working? Will my dog die from this?
Avatar f tn Platelets are clusters of proteins that act like bricks to form blood clots. They are produced by cells in the bone marrow. Platelet counts often drop if you are on interferon and ribavirin therapy. This can put you at a higher risk for bleeding. If you have a low platelet count, you should pay particular attention to bleeding. Nosebleeds and bruises are more common. If you are concerned that you are bleeding or can't stop bleeding from a cut, seek medical attention.
1475202 tn?1536274577 You have plenty of platelets to properly clot your blood. The biggest issue with low platelet counts is that hepatitis C treatment that includes interferon reduces platelet counts even more and may reduce the platelet count to dangerously low levels below 20,000 in cirrhotics.
Avatar m tn 2 PTT = 29 more data from Fibrotest - F4,A3 I have no clue about the blood test values, Could anyone please tell if they are good or bad ?
745313 tn?1323145898 Has anyone had lab values that included GIANT PLATELETS? My bloodwork is and always has been all over the place in my 11 weeks of treatment - but this is new.
Avatar m tn 30,000 can cause bleeding issues. Bleeding is the indication of a low platelet count. Platelets clot our blood. If we don't have enough platelets than either it takes a long time to stop bleeding or we can't stop bleeding which can happen to people with advanced cirrhosis and can be life-threatening.
Avatar m tn I had NAFLD or NASH diagnosed on October 2012 and during that time my ast was 95, alt 186. Then, I exercised and lost weight and my liver enzymes improved. However, I have platelets on the lower range and I do not now if it is genetic, if it is due to my b12 being on the lower range also, if it is due to diet or if it is due NAFDL/NASH.
Avatar f tn As the liver gets damaged more other complications occur until the liver ends up failing to be able to perform enough functions to keep the patient alive. As the disease progresses more blood values will become more abnormal and physical chances to the body will become worse. Bilirubin is a component of the bile secreted by the liver and its concentration in the blood is a general indicator of the liver's functioning.
Avatar n tn It mirrors MCV results. Platelet Count measures the number of platelets in a volume of blood and usually ranges between 150,000 to 400,000 per cmm. It increases or decreases with any condition that affect the platelet production. A platelet is a minute, nonnucleated, disk like cytoplasmic body found in blood plasma of mammals. It's from a megakaryocyte and to promote blood clotting. MPV reflects the average volume of your platelets.
950213 tn?1247967828 Another clue in the CBC is the mean platelet volume or MPV, which is an estimate of the average size of platelets in the blood. A low MPV number may suggest platelet production problem, whereas, a high number may indicate increased destruction.
1477811 tn?1321390053 As far as AST level...Blood values change all the time. Again, nothing to worry about. What matters is UND at 4 weeks (why tested at 16 weeks?). As long as you are still UND you will soon be virus free. "Keep your eyes on the prize". Keep up the good work and stay compliant with your meds. Looks like you got this thing beat!
Avatar n tn cc/H03aZ Background The liver plays a central role in coagulation and fibrinolysis but is also closely intertwined with the function and number of blood platelets. Aim To describe and integrate all literature concerning blood platelets and liver disease by performing a thorough literature research. Methods A thorough literature research on ‘blood platelets’ and ‘liver disease’ was performed. Results Thrombocytopenia is a marked feature of chronic liver disease and cirrhosis.
Avatar f tn My family doctor referred me 6 months ago to a hematologist for elevated platelets. I have had elevated platelets in the past, at least up to 6 years ago, at which point I was having petechiae spots on various areas of my body. Platelets were running 450-500 at the time. Nothing was done and I went a long time without having them re-tested. When I saw the hematologist 6 months ago, tons of very expensive genetic tests were done to rule out blood cancers.
Avatar n tn From what I've read, high platelets make your blood thick and sticky. It could have something to do with triglycerides and anemia as well. Ask your doc. Let me know what he says. I'll be interested to know because mine were super high the whole 24 weeks I was on TX. I'm starting my second go-round in a few weeks and I expect it will happen again.
2131202 tn?1339967703 My hubby is in 4th week of triple tx, and has developed a bad cough and low platelets. I don't know the platelet count, but his nurse called him this a.m. and wants him back for another blood test on Tues. next week. His words to me were that his platelets "bottomed out". Also, he has had a horrible cough for about 5 days now, not sure if it is tx related or if he's gotten a cold or flu. The last 3 or 4 days have been his absolute worst.
Avatar m tn Literally everyone gets anemic (low RBC), and everyone sees a drop in white blood count and platelets. Your grandfather's platelets have dropped but they are still okay (not in any danger zone). Low RBC caused by RBC destruction (e.g., hemolytic anemia, etc.
Avatar n tn how uniform in size the platelets are. Abnormally high values here occur in thrombocytopenia, some leukemias, polycythemia vera (a bone marrow disease), rheumatoid arthritis, renal failure, Hodgkin's disease, pancreatitis. You need to get a detailed examination done from a physician or a hematologist. It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided.
Avatar m tn 40 male in great health. Some question. RBC was normal, Platelets Normal, Hemotacrit was normal, Hemoglobin was 18.4 on a range of 17.7. Any concerns as other tests normal. No smoking and no high alt...hemoglobin was 18.1 in 2016 on range of 17.7.
Avatar n tn MPV stands for Mean Platelet Volume. It is the average size of platelets in a volume of blood. Cheers, GB
Avatar m tn While my liver enzymes have come down they're still higher than range with ALT @ 81 (0-44) and AST @ 62 (0-40), also two other concerns. Anybody have values still out of whack 4 weeks beyond EOT like this? Platelets are at 63, but it says may be higher due to clumping Ceruloplasmin is high at 79.6 with normal range being 15.0 to 30.
Avatar n tn - put a patient on Procrit when the Hg is around 10. - and the level of greatest concern regarding platelets is anything near or below 20,000. In regards to clearance and SVR, there is never any advantage in lowering dosage of either interferon or ribavirin - only the potential for disadvantage. I would make sure to ask your doctor at which blood level results for the above tests that he will intervene with Neupogen and Procrit.
917763 tn?1311632496 My docs (liver guy for treatment itself and a hematologist for all blood values) mutually agreed that Aranesp (like epo-Procrit) would be administeredd to maintain hemoglobin between 10 and 12, Neupogin at sub-500. Unlike your Promacta, we agreed that we would not have any platelette discussion until south of 30 (never got there). But, different docs have varying trigger points. CBC's every two weeks until about week 12 and then less often as we had a good pulse on meds effects.