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masturbation causes low platelets

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Many things: Low platelets are caused either because the bone marrow is not making enough platelets, or they are being destroyed. This is a potentially serious pr ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Diede
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Varied...: Low platelets are caused by a lack of production or increased destruction. Immune-mediated thrombocytopenic purpura (itp), a condition where the body ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Please consult this site for information on this topic. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thrombocytopenia/basics/causes/CON-20027170 For ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melanie Mintzer
40 years experience Family Medicine
Low platelets: Low platelet counts are usually not representative of any specific genetic condition, but reflect chronic illness, liver disease, or bone marrow dysfu ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Genetic low platelet: Rare. I see none. X-linked thrombocytopenia, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome, TTP (familial form), Dyserythropoietic anemia and thrombocytopenia, Thrombocy ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hernani Cualing
29 years experience Pathology
Lots causesneed eval: The mild low platelets plus large red cells suggest metabolic effects, including drugs ethanol , etcetera but may also require additional serological ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Just how low?: If the count is between 100000 and 150000, we usually never figure out why and it's not of any concern. The reference range is set so that a few perce ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Varies hugely: ok.. can be from nutritional problems.. resolves in 1-2 months. Can be from an enlarged spleen. Takes years to never. BUT, rarely goes lower after sto ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
18 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Possibly ?: This is possible. Please see a rheumatologist asap.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
No, but: No, but low platelets can be a sign of something more ominous, from sepsis to ttp, that may be the cause of the fevers. In addition, some infections, ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Neuberg
37 years experience Cardiology
No: No, no direct connection there.

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