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Low Platelets Count
My son,17,has a hematocrit value 54,3% and hemoglobine at 18.3g/dl.He has history of low platelets count,but he is now at 156k.
Blood counts: Normal platelet counts are from 150-450 so that number is fine. The other values are ok as well. ...Read more
Low platelets count is one of the effect of taking epilim. How to increase the platelets count? If stop taking epilim, will platelets count increased?
Thrombocytopenia: If you are concerned regarding your platelet counts on valproic acid please speak with the prescribing physician. The decrease in platelet counts that can occur with sodium valproate appears to be dose related, reversable and in adults is usually not clinically significant. If there is a significant decrease in platelet counts a decrease in dose and possible medication discontinuation may occur. ...Read more
Slight low platelets count of 128 all other results in the CBC consulted are normal range. I was asked to recheck in 6 weeks time. Should i be worry?
No: Not that far off from the statistical mean, and dr. Is just trying to be on the safe side, or so it would seem from this scant information. ...Read more
These symptoms....: Are more consistent with anemia than thrombocytopenia (the fancy word for low platelets). Anemic patients often describe being fatigued, having little energy reserve or having headaches. Low platelets can lead to bleeding and bruising. Do you happen to know your hematocrit? You should be able to get that info from your doctor since it comes from the same blood draw as the PLT count. May be low 2. ...Read more
I am suffering from low platelets count. My platelets persists between 50000 to 60000. Apparently I have no problem. Bone marrow test shown no problem?
Hi, my mom got a breast cancer, stage 3b, undergoing chemotherapy now. 3rd session got delayed coz of low platelets count. What needs to be done?
Couple of things are: to be done:- 1: Wait till the numbers come up, specially the WCC; 2: Ensure she avoids anyone and everyone who has any sort of infection (whether a kid or an adult) however minor, as any such infection would be really bad for her; 3: Everyone should wear a mask when they go and see her or help her in any way; 4: Keep her Oncologist informed if she gets a fever, bleeding from anywhere, etc. ...Read more
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