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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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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


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Most common symptoms of thrombotic thrombocytopenia purpura?

Most common symptoms of thrombotic thrombocytopenia purpura?

Range of symptoms: Ttp can involve many different organs. One can have renal dysfunction, fever, altered mental status, low platelet counts and hemolytic anemia. These signs can lead to symptoms of bleeding, bruising, petechiae, confusion, anemia, fatigue, and possible jaundice among other things. ...Read more

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What pathology results, observations and symptoms help to differentiate between immune thrombocytopenia and a low PLT caused by an infection?

What pathology results, observations and symptoms help to differentiate between immune thrombocytopenia and a low PLT caused by an infection?

Antibodies: ITP can be tested by having an antibody positivity. Whereas low plts due to other causes is usually caused by the antibiotic. Cessation of antibiotics will increase platelets. I'm presuming you were placed on antibiotics for infection. ...Read more

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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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What is thrombocytopenia?

What is thrombocytopenia?

Thrombocytopenia: Thrombocytopenia means low platelets. Platelets are important for blood clotting. There are many reasons people become thrombocytopenia and there are many different levels of severity, some of which need therapy and some which do not. ...Read more

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What is thrombocytopenia?

LOW PLATLET COUNT: Thrombocytes also called platlets are cells in our blood and have important function in clotting of blood. When there is lower than normal count of these cells in the blood it is called Thrombocytopenia Normal Platlet Count is 150000 to 450000,and when it goes below 50000 it is called Thrombocytopenia and can cause tendency to bleed like nose bleed,easily bruising and purpura(petechiae) ...Read more

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Is thrombocytopenia cureable?

Yes, it can be: But it depends on its cause. So you need a good hematologist to help you diagnose the cause and suggest treatment. It might be a condition called itp. Seek hematology consultation. ...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 children get thrombocytopenia?

Can children get thrombocytopenia?

Thrombocytopenia: in children is uncommon, but definitely possible due to a myriad of conditions. ...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