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A 32-year-old male asked:

Male 31 with cyclic thrombocytopenia, no drug or medicine or infection.what causes cyclic thrombocytopenia ,it can get as a low as 16 and move back up?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 52 years experience
You need med monitin: You may have a condition called Immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP). I assume, that you are under the medical supervision of a hematologist or oncologist. We need to know for how long have you known about your low/fluctuating platelet counts? There are many options of treatment for ITP. This is something your doctor can explain to you. As long as your platelet count remains>50,000, yr safe.
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