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Dr. Ivor Royston
50 years experience in Medical Oncology
Can be: Can often be depending on the cause.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: Pertaining to the tropics, the regions of the earth lying between the tropic of cancer above the equator and the tropic of capricorn below. An acute t ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Pancytopenia: This is a decrease in all the cell lines of your blood. Meaning the white count, hemoglobin and platelets. If someone is anemic, the hemoglobin is l ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience in Medical Oncology
Depends: Pancytopenia is not a disease but the result of an illness or other situations. Sometimes even stopping a medicine may fix the problem. The first step ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Related terms: Neutropenia refers to low numbers of a type of white blood cells called neutrophils. Pancytopenia refers to low numbers of white blood cells, red bloo ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Pancytopenia, that is low blood counts for rbc, wbc, platelets indicates a bone marrow problem. The diagnosis requires a bone marrow biopsy. One cause ... Read More
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Depends on diagnosis: Pancytopenia is a descriptive diagnosis, that says a patient has low levels of red cells, white cell, and platelets. It doesn't indicate the cause, w ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Fatigue: If you have severe pancytopenia , you will feel fatigue. But if you fatigue- it does not mean you have pancytopenia. Fatigue could be caused by many t ... Read More
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Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
Rare: Very rare. Saw one case. Can be associated with rheumatologic conditions (sle, etc), infectious (hiv, etc), autoimmune disorder, lymphoid neoplasm (cl ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Here is some info: Pancytopenia reflects the poor health of the bone marrow( where all blood cells are produced). Cancer often goes into the bones but such invasion is o ... Read More

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