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Why do cancer patients bruise so easy?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Low platelet count

Chemotherapy often reduces the level of a cell type in blood, platelets, that are important in control of bleeding.
If the counts go below 10-20k there may be pin point or larger bleeds in the skin with minor trauma.

In brief: Low platelet count

Chemotherapy often reduces the level of a cell type in blood, platelets, that are important in control of bleeding.
If the counts go below 10-20k there may be pin point or larger bleeds in the skin with minor trauma.
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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine

In brief: Depends

Not all do but it depends on the kind of cancer and treatment

In brief: Depends

Not all do but it depends on the kind of cancer and treatment
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