Health knowledge made personal
Join this community!
› Share page:

can strep throat treated with antibiotic for one week cause high platelet count and high rbc on cbc? Can strep cause high pota


Posted by ann

my son had a fasting cbc done to check for diabetes.

He has been having issues with fatigue and hot flashes.

He had the test done one week after being treated with

antibiotics for strep. His results were high RBC and high Platelet Count.

Also, Potassium high.

The doc feels the test results were from strep. The potassium was just an error.

Any ideas?

 
Answers (1)
Sort by: Newest first | Oldest first
Ask to have him re-tested to ease your mind u want to be sure.
NOTICE: The information provided on this site is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your physician or other qualified health provider because of something you have read on Wellsphere. If you have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.
Post an answer
Write a comment: