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I have a platelet count of 387 it says on lab work that came

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I have a platelet count of 387 it says on lab work that came back and it says it's high and I have been dizzy since November and no one can figure out what's wrong
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Customer: I have had a Mri of head and neck....woke up one morning with neck killing me and really dizzy...I have white stuff on my brain from MRI....doc thought I had MS.....but had spinal tap....it was ok.....thought lymes.....took doxycycline .....no help.....thought maybe lupus.....went to rheumatologist....she said no.....so going to Charlottesville to have chair test done to see if dizzy is coming from head or ears......I'm 52 year old female.....feel terrible
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

That is not a concerning number by the way.

However, do you know your other blood cell counts like white blood cells, red blood cells?

At least dizziness is not likely related.

You may have cervical spondylosis or arthritis in the cervical spine which can cause dizziness comnmonly.

Hence, a MRI scan of the spine will be more useful.

Have you tried any physical therapy yet?

Vertigo specific physical therapy may be a good solution in most cases.

Best wishes,
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