A 51-year-old female asked:
can i get hepatitis bc with high platelets?
3 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
General Practice 28 years experience
Hepatitis: Yes. Of course. A viral illness can infect you regardless of your platelet count.
Hematology and Oncology 37 years experience
Possible: Yes, platelets may go up with active infection or bacause of iron deficiency common with infections.
Gastroenterology 13 years experience
Yes: Platelets don't affect your risk for hep c or b. These infections are acquired via ivdu, unprotected sex with affected Individual ,
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