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Low platelet count cirrhosis

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
?ITP: It could be idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpure (ITP},but if you taking any medication it could be secondary side effect of medication , so you should... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wanganswered
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Suggestion: Platelet number has a wide range (150 - 450,000). But I suggest you to follow your PCP for the stability of your platelet. If keep dropping or persist... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Yes: Yes Effient can cause low platelet count, as well as low white blood cell count and anemia. Discuss other possible adverse event with your doctor.
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Dr. Troy DeLong
Pharmacy 31 years experience
Yes: Low platelets can be caused by effient. It can be one of the signs of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (ttp).
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Thrombocytopenia: Several possible causes for low platelet count. You need to have an examination and discuss it with your doctor. It could be related to infections, ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
No: There are many other causes, including being one of the several percent of healthy folks who happen to fall below the reference range, which the lab k... Read More
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A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Brenner
Internal Medicine 52 years experience
See a hematologist: You really want to have this fully evaluated. It could be from a medicine you are taking, a condition called itp or a bone marrow or spleen disorder. ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine 36 years experience
How low is it: It becomes critical when you count starts to fall to the 20 range. The platelets change in number every day sometimes viruses and other illnesses lowe... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Labs without the context of why they were done and the information provided by a history review and physical exam are relatively worthless. These are ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
Normal range: Usually 150 - 450000 counts are in normal range as you quote.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Watch: Just watch.These numbers are not significantly low enough to cause any symptoms.Obviously for more deetail, discuss with your pediatrician.
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