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A 18-year-old female asked:

Concerned about leukemia. noticed petechiae on my legs last week. heart rate is faster than usual when doing simple things. feeling a bit more tired than usual lately. went in for a cbc last week and it was normalshould i still be worried?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Leukemia worries: With normal cell counts leukemia appears less likely. Workup should continue on with your doc as to what is causing your symptoms. There might be health related anxiety as well and/or undisclosed information for why leukemia was the leading diagnosis.

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Last updated Sep 2, 2020

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