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Mpv of 12.7. how do I lower it? not yet. multivitamin,

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mpv of 12.7. how do I lower it?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: not yet. multivitamin, calcium, omega 3
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: bleeding, constipation, itching all over, high cholesterol. LDL 166
JA: Do you know if your family has a history of heart disease? In general, how would you describe your health lately?
Customer: back pain, sleep problems
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 1 year ago.


Why did you have the blood test?

What other test parameters were out of normal range?

MPV all by itself doesn't tell much at all.

Thanks for the additional information.