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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Easy does it Brad!: A single normal CBC, without abnormal leukocytes, rules out leukemia at your age. It's fairly common for folks to get episodes of sweating at night; n ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Many causes: Platelet dysfunction( count may be normal but platelet function is defective), physical trauma, violent excessive cough can cause petechia especially ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: not w/normal platelet levels
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Zaroulis
56 years experience Hematology
Platelet function: What medications do you use? Please include any pain medications. Thank you very much.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Need Notbe a concern: With platelet count(number) like this, Petechiae have no meaning or any significance. Some drugs like Aspirin can make platelets non functional for a ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Probably not: But do you take aspirin or NSAID's?
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Ptechiae: If your platelet level is normal but yet you have a confirmed ptechiae- other things should be considered- perhaps to check the quality of the platele ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Unlikely: You do not expect petechiae unless there is a drastic fall in platelet counts. Moreover you are not expected to have a normal CBC if you were to have ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hard to know: Any history of bleeding due to platelet or blood clotting problems? This isn't the most typical site for petechiae to spontaneously develop, however, ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Here's what to do: Get yourself one of these modern tests for HIV that's sensitive after the first month. You're not going to have any peace otherwise. Then live and lov ... Read More
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