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Masturbation causes low platelets

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
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
Dr. Scott Diede
A Verified Doctoranswered
30 years experience
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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hernani Cualing
Pathology 31 years experience
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
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
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
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Is it really ?: Platelets have a short life and are constantly replenished by the bone marrow. If it is "too low" you are not making enough or some issue is causing t... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Hoanswered
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
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 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
Low platelet count: A low platelet count can occur after blood poisoning from a widespread bacterial infection. It would not occur from a tooth abscess or other local inf... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Walker
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Low platelets, WBC: There are many possible causes of low platelets and low WBC. Some medications can do this, some viral infections and many other causes. It is best t... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
Internal Medicine - Oncology 48 years experience
Rarely, yes: Most people who take Depakote (valproic acid) have no impact on their blood. Some people, however, can develop low platelets or low neutrophils or bo... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lanier
Pharmacology 11 years experience
Its highly unlikely: Low platelets, or thrombocytopenia, is not a documented side effect of mirena (levonorgestrel). I would consider seeing your doctor to rule out other ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
A Verified Doctoranswered
30 years experience
No: Low vitamin k can cause your body to have a difficult time making factors that are important for blood coagulation (factors 2, 7, 9, 10) and can lead ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eduardo Haddad
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Leukemia: Bone marrow malignancies involving the myeloid cells will cause abnormal growth of a certain clone of white cells and inhibit the proliferation of nor... Read More
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