A 28-year-old male asked:
Can viruses cause mild thrombocytopenia (112)?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pathology 49 years experience
More than mild. Infection with Dengue virus can cause severe thrombocytopenia, especially when infected a different strain than the one a person was infected with at an earlier episode.
Reviewed Apr 12, 2021
Last updated Apr 12, 2021
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.