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Have chronic ITP but now my PLT count is 215000. Can I go to gym and continue weight lifting ?

i m 19 years old and i have chronic itp but now my PLT count is 215000 can i go to the gym and continue weight lifting ??? thank you for helping me .
Asked On : Mon, 4 Apr 2011
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Presently your platelet count of 215000 is normal so you can do regular exercise in gym but as for weightlifting i would advise you to hold on for some time.If you are under treatment or any ongoing medicines for ITP thenyou will have to wait till the count remains normal and stable.Also for weight lifting you have to better consult your treating Physician as he knows your general condition better so ask him.
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