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... dizzy spells, hair loss, extreme fatigue, dropping things all the time. My doctor suspected hypothyroid and referred me to an Oncologist. At this time my blood platelet count was 9, which is extremely low, and he immediately admitted me to the hospital. The first doctor put me on Synthroid and the Oncologist gave me Prednisone. ... (10 replies)
... I just had a bone marrow biopsy and am awaiting the results...when they did it my platelet count was 26 but no mention of taking any medication. When you have ITP do you watch yourself and if you start bruising go to the hemo for some medication? ... (5 replies)
... a low platelet count means your platelet count is below 145,000. normal counts should be 145,000 up to 450,000. ... (5 replies)

Low Platelet Count
Dec 29, 2003
... tself that will cause the platelets to drop. IF you have been taking extensive pain medications, specifically NSAIDs. celebrex, Viox etc. These drugs will reduce platelet counts. 56 is pretty low. But, if the doctor addresses it, the counts will come back up pretty fast. ... (11 replies)
... which means I have antibodies to my platelets, and every once in a while, my body attacks my platelets, leaving me with a very low platelet count. They treat me with prednisone to get my counts up. ... (10 replies)
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... me other medical issues and brought the bruises to his attention. He decided to have the nurses draw some blood and they called the next day to inform me that my platelet count was at 10. ... (14 replies)
Low platelet count
Aug 21, 2006
... I have ITP, which is a disorder where my body attacks its own platelets. 80K, while under the normal count is not too bad. Are you suffering from serious bruising or red dots on your skin? ... (3 replies)
Low Platelet Count
Sep 21, 2010
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Low Platelet Count
Jun 30, 2010
... My husband has had a low platelet count for several weeks now. He needs to have bypass surgery as soon as they go up, he has three blocked artieries. ... (2 replies)
Low Platelet Count
Feb 14, 2004
... My son was just diagnosed with ITP... his count was 3 when he was admitted to the hospital. They gave him some medicine, and it is not up to 28 which is considered critial. He is on full bed rest. ... (11 replies)
Low platelet count
Oct 18, 2012
... Lots of different things can cause low platelet count. A viral illness could cause a temporary dip in the count. Since your cousin had a fever, she may have had such an illness and will recover in time. ... (2 replies)
... for the past few years, and my most recent blood test came back with a clinically low MPV, which was 8. ... (0 replies)
Low Platelet Count
Dec 28, 2003
... I also have low platelets, but mine is from an infection that I have. I have an infected boil. So, I guess any infection can cause a low platelet count. ... (11 replies)
... My dad has a low platelet count, but only 132. He had a gallbladder attack and it cause pancreatitis. His count went down to 120 went back up to 134 and now down to 132. He's 87. Does she have any gallbladder issues? ... (9 replies)
... My 68 year old mother has a very low platelet count... it was recently down to 6...they put her on prednisone and it jumped to 21. She went back for tests last week and it was back down to 13... ... (9 replies)
Low Platlet Count
Jul 20, 2016
... In preparation for a medical procedure, a gastroenterologist requested a CBC. The results showed a low platelet count (120,000) - the normal range is 150,000 to 450,000. Although not a severe, he wants me to follow up with my PCP. The reason I went to a gastroenterologist was for upper abdominal pain. Could the two symptoms be related? (0 replies)
Low platelet count
Feb 15, 2010
... I am looking for information...my fiance has a low platelet count of 81 - he needs dental work done and they are refusing to do anything for fear he will die in the chair...I spoke to my oncologist / hematologist and he said "81's not bad"...this is the same man who told me that I needed to get a mammography after having both breasts removed due to cancer. Can someone... (48 replies)
Low platelet count
Dec 30, 2007
... what does a low platelet count of 11 mean (1 replies)
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