Why is thrombocritus in the blood test increased or decreased?
Trombokrit above normal what does this mean? After submitting a complete blood test, you get a result, which says a lot of meanings with incomprehensible Latin abbreviations and without decoding. Understanding them is not so difficult, and today you will learn what it is - thrombocritis, learn how to analyze your indicator, and also consider the causes and consequences of deviations from the established norm.
- What is thrombokrit in a blood test?
- Causes of increased thrombocritis
- Why is
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- is elevated Thrombocritis is lowered, what should I do?
What is thrombokrit in a blood test?
Thrombocritis PCT is the percentage of the blood volume occupied by platelets in the total blood volume. This indicator is easy to associate with the total content of platelets in the blood and their average volume. The difference in essence lies only in the unit of measurement and the method of analysis, and in general these values depend on how
Platelets are nuclear-free blood cells that, when functioning normally, are synthesized in the bone marrow and after 10 days complete their lives in the spleen. The rate of thrombocrit is 0.1-0.4%.
The rate of thrombocritis in women can vary during pregnancy and during menstruation. The level of platelets, and, consequently, their percentage volume content during this period may slightly decrease.
Platelets are responsible for blood clotting. When a wound or other source of blood leakage is detected, the platelets are sent to it, connected into plates and plug the hole.
So if platelets are too small, that is, thrombokrit is lowered, there is a risk of bleeding, both external and internal. But if the platelets are larger than necessary, that is, PCT thrombocritis is elevated, there is a risk of blood clots - blood clots that attach to the vessels and interfere with their normal operation. Both the first and the second deviation in the extreme case can be fatal.to contents ↑
Causes of elevated thrombocritis
A phenomenon in which there is a high content of platelets in the blood and an increase in PCT thrombocritis is called thrombocytosis. There are primary and secondary thrombocytosis. The first means that the problem should be looked for in diseases of the bone marrow, for some reason it began to produce more platelets than necessary. Secondary thrombocytosis can be caused by various extraneous factors, including:
- Infections( bacterial, viral, fungal);
- Inflammatory processes( collagenosis, sarcoidosis, etc.);
- Iron and vitamin B12 deficiency;
- Operations and the postoperative period;
- Soft tissue affection: pancreatitis, tissue necrosis;
- Malignant tumors;
- Taking certain medications: corticosteroids, epinephrine, epinephrine;
Hereditary diseases, such as myeloid leukemia, erythremia, etc., can also cause thrombokrit to be elevated in a child. All of the factors listed above also affect the children's body.to contents ↑
is lowered This deviation may be caused by a decrease in platelet size, volume and number. So, if thrombokrit is below normal, what does this mean? This phenomenon is described by the term thrombocytopenia, which entails bleeding, bruising and blood thinning. Low thrombocritis can result in diseases such as Verlgof's disease and thrombocytopenic purpura. However, these are quite rare phenomena and occur in 2% of the population.
Causes of low thrombokrit:
- Low birth weight;
- Autoimmune Diseases( Lupus)
Manifested in the fact that platelets for some reason are labeled as foreign, harmful or old by the body. The result is that destroyed by the immune system. This entails a strong decrease in platelet count. The exact causes of this phenomenon have not been established.
- Aplastic anemia;
- Megaloblastic anemia;
- Insufficient nutrition;
Lack of folic acid, folate triggers a decrease in thrombocritis.
- Acceptance of blood thinning medication;
For example, Aspirin, Heparin, Levomitsetin, Warfarin, Ibuprofen, etc.
- Infectious diseases;
During this period, the number of platelets can decrease up to 20% within the normal range.
- Renal failure;
- Thyroid disease.
is elevated First, consult a doctor. He may order a reanalysis to clarify the diagnosis.
Secondly, we recommend that you monitor your diet. If thrombokrit is higher than normal, add the following foods to your diet:
- Vegetables, fruits, berries.
Especially lean on the hips, buckthorn, viburnum, currants, cherries and raspberries.
- More Fluid!
This is almost a fundamental factor in helping to lower platelets in the blood.
Pamper your vessels with a decoction of herbs from nettle, peony root, sabelnik, meadowsweet, etc.back to index ↑
Thrombokrit lowered, what to do?
- It is recommended to refrain from excessive physical exertion, the only exception is swimming.
- Also, before finding out the reasons for low thrombocritis, eliminate food allergens from your diet( honey, citrus fruits, chocolate), add foods with folic acid and vitamin B to your diet. An alternative can be a complex of vitamins.
- Discard at the time of intramuscular vaccinations, pay attention to the work of the intestine.
- Since your blood is very thin and inviscid at the moment, various injuries, injuries, even minor cuts during shaving or brushing your teeth should be avoided.
- Rest, get enough sleep and follow the established mode of the day.
- Give up bad habits: alcohol and smoking.
- Seek medical attention to obtain the necessary examination and treatment.
We hope that you have received all the necessary information about what a thrombokrit is and what its causes are, and now you can deal with this indicator in your analysis results.
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