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Reason For Low Platelets
Drinking tonic water for the last week -12 oz a day, doctor told me that's the reason I have low platelets. Is it really truth?
What could be the possible reasons for a low platelet count? My recent labs showed my count as 92. Should I be concerned?
Be seen: There are a great number of variables that can cause low platelet counts. ...Read more
Low platelets 112000. All tests done, found normal except vit d which is 23.8. What is tobe done? Please advise reason.
Decrease stress: Crohn's disease, low vit d and low platelets are related. Auto-immune disorders are helped l by lowering stress which decreases free cadmium. Taking vit d 3 up to 10, 000 units a day, vit k2 100 mcg a day and avoiding dairy, wheat, sugar, processed oils, and consuming organic plant food using anti-inflammatory grains like quinoa to keep blood sugar stable through the day helps. ...Read more
What are some reasons why my 10-year-old son would have both low platelets and low neutrophils and everything else be normal on his blood test?
Out of Context: There is nothing specific to give you any advice on. A blood cell report is interpreted as a whole, not as individual results. Given everything else being normal then there is likely nothing to comment upon. But, it is the job of the ordering physician to interpret this report for you. ...Read more
Low platelets 90-130k, saw hematologist, blood tested for cancer/disorders. Liver/kidney/immune tests ok. Can platelets just be low for no reason?
Yes/No: One condition that comes to mind is ITP (Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura). A good hematologist can check you for this condition which sooner or later requires treatment as platelets keep going down slowly. You should have your Platelet count checked every few months and enlist(tabulate counts so that you can see if there is a trend downwards. If the count is <100,000 then you likely have ITP. ...Read more
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