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A 43-year-old female asked:

Recent labs came back with low platelets 115k and wbc 3.55 (scale 3.70-11.0). i was feeling weak that day. other labs ok. should i worry of cancer?

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Dr. Yelena Kipervas
Family Medicine 25 years experience
No: Why you worry about cancer? These result could be due to recent viral infection or after "cold" and just have temporary effect. Give yourself few days of rest and see what happen. Be well.
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