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Why Does Lovenox Cause A Decreased Platelet Count
Several categories: 1. A false count due to platelet clumping 2. Destruction of platelets 3. Your body not making enough platelets #1 can be ruled out by having someone look at your blood smear. #2 can be caused by your immune system, medications, or an enlarged spleen. #3 can be from a problem with your bone marrow (leukemia, lymphoma, fibrosis), a nutritional deficiency, drug, or toxin. Lots of causes! See a docSee 1 more doctor answer
32 y.O. Female, over the last 5 yrs my platelet count have gotten low. I take iron daily but if I don't they will get low quick. What can cause this?
Several ways: Low platelets can be caused by several things. Medications, other illnesses, liver disease. Itp is an illness in which the body destroys platelets. Iron deficiency can cause a mild or moderate decrease in platelets. You should see a hematologist to determine the cause.See 2 more doctor answers
Platelets: Platelets are not static. They go up and down day to day and hour to hour. Please re-ask with more specifics or some form of context to the question.
Thrombocytosis: The most common cause of an elevated platelet count is iron deficiency anemia. Some people are born with thrombocytosis. Other causes include chronic infection or inflammation, metastatic cancer, and essential thrombocythemia, a bone marrow disorder which causes excessive production of platelets. For the correct diagnosis, you will need to see a hematologist.
Platelet: Usually viral infection-like hiv- is associated with low platelet level. High platelet level can be caused by many different things including bleeding, iron deficiency, certain inflammation, primary bone marrow problem- like myeloproliferative neoplasme, malignancy etc. So, go to see your doctor and get yourself checked further.
Thrombocytosis...: ...Is the clinical term for a platelet count > 450k. This is subclassified as primary (essential) vs. Secondary: the former is due to unexplained production of platelets, the latter is most often due to chronic infections or inflammation (crohn's dz), anemia, cancer, a rxn to a medication, or following the surgical removal of the spleen. For more info check www. Thrombocytosis. Net.See 1 more doctor answer
Thrombocytosis...: ...Is the clinical term for a platelet count > 450k. This is subclassified as primary (essential) vs. Secondary: the former is due to unexplained production of platelets, the latter is most often due to chronic infections or inflammation (crohn's dz), anemia, cancer, a rxn to a medication, or following the surgical removal of the spleen. For more info check www. Thrombocytosis. Net.
Bleeding: Platelets are the scaffoding for clot formation and subsequent tissue remodeling. Platelets aggregate at the bleeding site to prevent further blood loss. Abnormal platelet aggregation/destruction, insufficient production, and certain medication can also decrease platelet count.See 1 more doctor answer
No one thing: No one thing would cause both of the conditions listed. However, in women, hypothyroidism can cause long heavy periods, which, over time, could lead to iron deficiency. Too many platelets is a common finding in iron deficiency anemia, and so it could be indirectly related to the hypothyroidism. However, too many platelets can have other causes as well, so it's best to ask your own doc about this.
Many things.: High platelets can occur with bleeding, iron deficiency and inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis. They can be high due to a blood disorder (myeloproliferative neoplasia). Platelets also can be elevated in response to serious illnesses. The cause should be investigated, found and if possible treated.
Low platelet: Yes. 1/3 iron def cause low platelet. 1/3 cause high platelet. Nobody knows why.
Not serious: Mild elevations of platelet counts are commonly found. So it is not anything to worry about as long as the count is
Thrombocytopenia: DIC-disseminated intravascular coagulation is thought to destroy platelets as they are trapped or damaged by fibrin strands within the vessels. BSS is associated with an intrinsic glycoprotein defect in the platelets themselves that results in decreased survival and poor function.
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