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My daughter has low platelets and she has really red gum and she has bumps in the gum like red purple this is normal

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lages
Rheumatology 68 years experience
Rheumatologist: From your description sounds like you have periodic low platelets, probable Raynauds phenomenon,aches, fatigue. Suggest you see a Rheumatologist.
Dr. Ashesh Patel
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Start with PCP.....: Start with your primary care doctor. He will talk with you, do an exam and run some bloodwork. He may refer you to see a rheumatologist, allergist,... Read More
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
PCP, dermatologist,: Not allergist. Raynaud disease can be associated with autoimmune disorders, so a rheumatologist may be needed. Protect hands and feet from cold. Some ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Evaluation: She need further evaluation to find cause off low platelet and neutropenia it could be aplastic anemia.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anderson Tsai
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Hi: It's hard to know what these bumps are without seeing them in a picture or in person. I recommend you to see your ob/gyn or PCP to help identify ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 10 years experience
Can't know: With the information given, hard to know what this could be (infection? node? other skin lesion?). A physician will need to see it and ask a few quest... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pooja Saroha
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Yes : Abscess can change color as it progresses. Redness is a sign of inflammation. It should be checked by a dentist.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Bump on gum: It seems that her tooth might have died, hence the gray color. The red bump may represent an abscess. See a childs dentist for treatment.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Mgt: Bruises resolve naturally and you should begin to see resolution in the next week. If there are other bruises, bleeding an evaluation including PT/PTT... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chi Nguyen
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Can still be normal.: What you've described is a normal process of a bruise. If the lump in the center has fluid inside and is increasing in size then she must see a doct... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aurea Tomeski
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
Yes: These are called petechia due to low platelets in AML.
A female asked:
Dr. David Ziring
Pediatric Gastroenterology 22 years experience
She sounds very: Ill with her cirrhosis and needs her treatment optimized for end stage liver disease. She should be evaluated for possible transplant at an academic h... Read More

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