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  1. Platelet Count (American Association for Clinical Chemistry)  
    ... of this website will be limited. Search Help? Platelet Count Share this page: Was this page helpful? Also ... Width; PDW; Mean Platelet Volume; MPV Formal name: Platelet Count Related tests: Complete Blood Count , Platelet Function Tests , ...
  2. A platelet count is a test to measure how many platelets you have in your blood. Platelets are parts of ... LOW PLATELET COUNT A low platelet count is below 150,000. If you do not have enough platelets, you may ...
  3. How Are Thrombocythemia and Thrombocytosis Treated? From the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... to lower their platelet counts. Medicines To Lower Platelet Counts You may need medicines to lower your platelet count if you: Have a history of blood clots ...
  4. Medical Glossary (Carcinoid Cancer Foundation)  
    ... blood clots to form. Also called a thrombocyte. Platelet count The number of platelets in a blood sample. ... abnormally low number of platelets (thrombocytes). If the platelet count is too low, bleeding could occur. Thymus An ...
  5. How Is Excessive Blood Clotting Diagnosed? From the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... for a blood clot. Complete Blood Count and Platelet Count Initial blood tests will include a complete blood count and a platelet count. These tests measure the number of red blood ...
  6. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (Leukemia & Lymphoma Society) - PDF  
    ... spleen Worsening anemia Absolute lymphocyte count (>300)** Falling platelet count CLL symptoms (such as fatigue, night sweats, weight ... Night sweats { { Low red blood cell counts { { Low platelet counts. When starting therapy, it is important to get { { ...
  7. Understanding Side Effects of Drug Therapy (Leukemia & Lymphoma Society) - PDF  
    ... Side Effects of Drug Therapy I page Low Platelet Counts—7 Ways to Avoid Problems 1. Ask your ... type of bleeding results from a very low platelet count. The small punctate hemorrhages are frequently seen on ...
  8. How Is Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Diagnosed? From the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... the red blood cells are torn and broken. Platelet Count This test counts the number of platelets in a blood smear. People who have TTP ...
  9. Essential Thrombocythemia Facts (Leukemia & Lymphoma Society) - PDF  
    ... for a condition that results in very high platelet counts in the blood in reaction to another problem ... reactive, thrombocytosis should have a return to normal platelet count in the blood once the primary problem is ...
  10. Blood Transfusion (Leukemia & Lymphoma Society) - PDF  
    ... them are replaced each day to maintain the platelet count at normal levels. Platelets function in two ways. ... be interchangeable with regard to increasing the patient’s platelet count and controlling bleeding. Both products can be tested ...
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