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A 31-year-old male asked:
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Otto. : Have no idea and need more information. Recommend you go to up to date.
1.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 31-year-old male asked:
Medical Oncology 31 years experience
Low platelet counts : Need more information. Past medical history, symptoms, complete blood count and peripheral smear if any will help narrow down the diagnosis.
2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 20-year-old female asked:
Pediatric Cardiology 41 years experience
See the specialist: Not sure what 'low' means here. This isn't always a disease. However, seeing specialist isn't a bad idea.
4.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 32-year-old male asked:
Rheumatology 55 years experience
It may be: You my have it but you need to repeat and confirm the results,also add a lupus anticoagulant test. You can discuss this with your physician or see a ... Read More
908 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 38-year-old male asked:
Specializes in Hematology
The obvious: Question is why is it being checked so frequently? Lab variation looks like the main issue -- i think of clumping when it is slightly low and all over... Read More
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 52-year-old male asked:
Pathology 49 years experience
Why the tests?: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that.... Read More
53 viewsAnswered Aug 14, 2020
A 37-year-old female asked:
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Fluctuate: You are making new platelets every 10-12 days so any given day, your platelet count may be different. Hope this helps.
2.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 20-year-old male asked:
A Verified Doctoranswered
See a hematologist: This is a low platelet count (thrombocytopenia) and may have several possible causes. Some causes may be serious. Have your dad see a hematologist if ... Read More
3.8k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 50-year-old male asked:
Pediatrics 43 years experience
Tegretol: the answer to your question is yes there is always variability on a day to day basis as well.
2.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 48-year-old female asked:
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
No, none at all: Unless the count is dropping down, there is no concern. It is very close to the reference range of normal platelet counts..
3.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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