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Thrombocytopenia

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This is a condition in which there is a lower-than-normal amount of platelets in the blood. Chemotherapy can lead to thrombocytopenia because it...
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Thrombocytopenia is a lower-than-normal number of platelets in the blood. Platelets are one of the components of the blood, along with white and red...
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The treatment of thrombocytopenia is largely dependent upon the cause and the severity of the condition. Some situations may require specific or...
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The complications of thrombocytopenia may be excessive bleeding after a cut or an injury resulting in hemorrhage and major blood loss. However...
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In general, thrombocytopenia can be prevented if the cause is known and it is preventable. If a certain medication is found to induce low platelet...
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In many instances, thrombocytopenia may have no symptoms, especially if mild, and it can be detected only incidentally on routine blood work done for...
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Thrombocytopenia is usually detected incidentally from routine blood work done for other reasons. Platelets are a component of the complete blood...
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If thrombocytopenia is detected on routine blood work, it is generally addressed and investigated by the physician who orders the blood draw. In...
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