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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Doctor for Grandma: Your grandma needs to see a doctor, possibly a geriatrician. She has multiple problems which can result in difficulty concentrating. Of course alzhe ... Read More

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Yes: A low mean corpuscular hemoglobin (MCH) and mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (mchc), even in the absence of a low mean corpuscular volume (MC ... Read More
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A 7-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Torkildson
38 years experience in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Not necessarily: You don't mention how old the baby is, but iron deficiency is rare before 6 months except in babies born prematurely. You don't mention how low the he ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
ITP: You should see your doctor for blood test to find the cause.
A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
See below: 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
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Nowicki
23 years experience in Gynecologic Oncology
The opposite: Any patient with cancer is at risk for thrombosis, but during the time that the platelets are low the opposite is possible. Depending how low the pla ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
56 years experience in Psychiatry
Doc needed: Many causes of low platelet count. First let's just make sure by using another lab. Please consult with a hematologist. Tomorrow. This is just too imp ... Read More
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
How is she now: Low platelet count can cause bleeding. You can discuss this with her physician
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
27 years experience in Hematology
Thrombocytopenia: Low platelets (thrombocytopenia) can be caused by many conditions, both benign and malignant. Some people are born with it. Other times it's due to a ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
43 years experience in Pathology
How low?: Platelets in normal range help stop bleeding when we are injured. Low platelet count below 100000 increases our risk of bleeding ; it becomes dangerou ... Read More

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