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Is it safe to get a COVID vaccine when the MPV is 0.1 high than the normal value?

Query: Hi doctor, I had not got blood work in quite some time. My BMI is 34.4, and I am Vitamin D deficient 12ng/mL (sufficient should be greater than 30 by this test). All of my values on my CBC were in the normal range with the exception of MPV, which was 12.6 (0.1 higher than the normal range of 7.0 to...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do not worry about borderline MPV (mean platelet volume) value. A high MPV value is significant only when the platelet count is low. Your platelet count is normal as per history. MPV is an indicator of platelet volume or size. So, do not worry about slight borderline...  Read Full »

Does the COVID-19 vaccine elevate liver enzyme levels?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 56 years old. My height is 5 feet 4 inches, and my weight is 160 lbs. I am getting an ultrasound scan for my liver. My AST is 54 IU/L, and my ALT is 99 IU/L. Is this common? I am currently taking Vitamin D tablets. Previously I took Prednisone only for one week for the left shoulder...  Read Full »


Dr. J N Naidu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I sugggest you some more tests which will be helpful for conclusion. Hb (hemoglobin), CBC (complete blood count), and CRP (c-reactive protein). TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone). Urine for albumin and pus cells. Please send test results so that the problem can b...  Read Full »

Can you get the COVID vaccine if Mean platelet volume is raised?

Query: Hi doctor. I had not got my blood work done in quite some time. My BMI is 35, and I have a vitamin D deficiency, 12 ng/dL (average value according to this test is more than 30 ng/dL). Values in CBC were in the normal range except MPV, which was 12.6 fL, which is 0.1 fL higher than the normal range (...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have checked the attached reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). Your reports are within range, so do not worry. MPV (mean platelet volume) is borderline. Sometimes value could be borderline in a normal individual as well. There is no dire...  Read Full »

Can high RBC width distribution, eosinophil count and MPV result in uneasy feeling around waist?

Query: Hello doctor, I feel a little uneasy sensation around my waist (kidney area). I got my complete blood checkup done that included KFT and CBC. In it my red cell distribution width, mean platelet volume, and eosinophils are little high and absolute basophil count is low. Due to this I also got my ...  Read Full »


Dr. C Elanchezhian

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Results are normal need not worry. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Do you have any pain in and around the pelvis area or back? Is uneasiness present always or intermittent? Passing stool freely, no constipation? Do US (ultrasound) abdomen. Now you ...  Read Full »

What causes high MPV?

Query: Hello doctor, My father is 65 years old. Recently, we went for his routine cardio checkup. His doctor suggested thallium stress test, which was normal. He has been¬†hypertensive for 15 years and is on anti-hypertensive Ramipril 5 mg, Amlodipine 2.5 mg and one diuretic. His BP was high, so the doctor...  Read Full »


Dr. Naresh Kumar Monigari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I had gone through all the reports posted (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Mean platelet volume suggests the mean volume of single platelet, which is high and is mostly an incidental finding. Some bleeding disorders like functional defects of platelets...  Read Full »

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