A 34-year-old female asked:
the hemo said no to treatment due to no bleeding even if he is platelet count is 8. why?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Marwan Akasheh answered
38 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Thrombocytopenia: Low platelets and replacement of platelets depends on the cause if it was bone marrow failure whether primary or secondary the 8thousand platelets needs replacement. If the cause is immune thrombocytopenia the urgency to transfuse platelets is not compelling since one shot of steroids will raise them on the second day.
Answered on Dec 3, 2014
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