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Could feeling feverish and fatigued without an actual fever have anything to do with my thrombocytopenia?

Could feeling feverish and fatigued without an actual fever have anything to do with my thrombocytopenia?

Depends: Why do you have thrombocytopenia? It is not the thrombocytoopeina that is causing your symptoms but the underlying disease. It would be prudent to check it with your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

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What diagnosis for fever for 17 day without any symptoms.CRP -ve, ESR 22&56 .WBCs 3500, neutrophl 1000, lymphocytosis.LDH 468 no thrombocytopenia?

What diagnosis for fever for 17 day without any symptoms.CRP -ve, ESR 22&56 .WBCs 3500, neutrophl 1000, lymphocytosis.LDH 468 no thrombocytopenia?

Mono?: Obviously, you are in a workup by someone. Keep going. Mononucleosis has some of these characteristics, though "no symptoms" would be improbable given the blood results. The old addage: "common diseases occur commonly, rare diseases occur rarely" advocates that mono might be a good bet. But, that's only a statistical perspective. ...Read more

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WBC 3.5- thrombocytopenia (108,000) Recent development of low grade fever (100.2) , general malaise and mouth sores. What should I do?

WBC 3.5- thrombocytopenia (108,000) Recent development of low grade fever (100.2) , general malaise and mouth sores. What should I do?

Lupus workup: You have systemic lupus until proved otherwise and need to be under the care of a competent physician who can also consider Behcet's and Crohn's. ...Read more

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How does thrompocytopenia result in Hemorrhage?.. Whats the Main role of plateles that gets hampered due to dengue fever?

How does thrompocytopenia result in Hemorrhage?.. Whats the Main role of plateles that gets hampered due to dengue fever?

See below: Platelets are the first line of defense in plugging any hole in a blood vessel. Microscopic holes happen with natural activity. Lack of platelets allows bleeding. Thrombocytopeina in Dengue occurs to due a combination of issues. You may consult this site for information. http://www.who.int/csr/resources/publications/dengue/012-23.pdf ...Read more

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Sudden onset acute polyarticular arthritis. Mild thrombocytopenia. Substantial swelling at knees, but also small joints hands feet. Mild fever, malaise, no skin invlmt. Happens every 10 yrs > hospital?

Sudden onset acute polyarticular arthritis. Mild thrombocytopenia. Substantial swelling at knees, but also small joints hands feet. Mild fever, malaise, no skin invlmt. Happens every 10 yrs > hospital?

Outpatient.: If this is recurrent we already have some insight into what it is or at least what it has not been in the past. Don't see any reason for the hospital but sounds like you would benefit from rheumatology involvement and perhaps some routine lab studies. ...Read more

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Is thrombocytopenia hereditary?

Can be in some cases: Thrombocytopenia (low platelet count) has many possible causes, but most are not inherited. Inherited types include wiskott-aldrich syndrome and the rare giant platelet disorders. ...Read more

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Can you die from thrombocytopenia?

It can cause Bleedin: Severe thrombocytopenia can cause hemorrhage which can at times be fatal. But the platelet count has drop below 10, 000 before there is such a risk. ...Read more

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What are the tests for thrombocytopenia?

CBC and further: A complete blood cell count (CBC) includes the number of platelets in blood. Normal range is from about 150k to 250 k. There is usually no risk of bleeding if the count is above 40k. If thrombocytopenia is detected, it would require further investigation to ascertain the cause. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of thrombocytopenia?

What are the symptoms of thrombocytopenia?

There are many.: Bruises, particularly in unusual places can be a clue (but can occur anywhere). A pinpoint red rash known as petechiae is frequently seen. Blood blisters in the mouth (wet purpura) can be seen and are a reason to be treated. Bleeding from other mucosal surfaces can occur. Rarely, intracranial bleeding can occur and be life threatening. If you have thrombocytopenia work with your dr to find cause. ...Read more

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What's thrombocytopenia and how can it be treated?

Depends on cause: Thrombocytopenia refers to low platelet count, a blood cell type needed for normal control of bleeding. Treatment depends on the cause of the abnormality. Some times platelets are transfused, like blood transfusion, to correct bleeding due to low platelet count. ...Read more

Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Thrombocytopenia (Definition)

Platelet count less than the normal range of 150, 000 to 400, 000. Penia = low thrombocytes = platelets ...Read more