A 32-year-old member asked:
What to do about essential thrombocytosis!!!!! please help!?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Pathology 44 years experience
Educate yourself: If you're actually 32 years old, you're a little young for this diagnosis. Did you get genetic studies? You'll need to learn everything you can about it. Often the best treatment for bona fide essential thrombocythemia is to do nothing. There are medications that are helpful depending on your counts and whether it's giving you any problems. Your life expectancy isn't shortened by it. Keep learning
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Last updated Mar 3, 2018
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