What do low blood platelets indicate?

Answer A low blood platelet count, known as thrombocytopenia, prevents blood from clotting normally. This can be an indication of serious medical conditions.SignificanceThe three main reasons for a low bl... Read More »

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Low blood platelets?

Most physicians will delay the chemo and wait for the bone marrow to recover on it's own. I will not give chemo if the platelet count is below 100,000. I will tranfuse platelets if a patient is bel... Read More »

Does acupuncture work for low blood platelets?

On One Hand: It May be DetrimentalAccording to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center's consumer information, acupuncture is not recommended for those with a low white blood cell count (leukopenia)... Read More »

What do high blood glucose levels indicate?

High blood glucose is a condition known as hyperglycemia. This term is typically used in reference to diabetes, a disease in which hyperglycemia can often occur. However, everyone experiences high ... Read More »

What does a high ESR rate in blood test indicate?

It indicates inflammation.The cause of the inflammation can be several things including infection but there are other possibilities also.For example, autoimmune diseases or conditions will cause an... Read More »