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Can plasmapheresis be used to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia?

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Dr. Ivo Ditah

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Posted on Wed, 15 Jun 2016 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: can plasmaspheresis be used to treat c.l.l.
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Answered by Dr. Ivo Ditah 43 minutes later
Brief Answer:
NO!

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thank you so much for this query.

I am not sure whether you have CLL or not. However, not all stages of CLL need treatment. Plasmapheresis is not used in the treatment of CLL. Please, shed more light on what the problem is and I will guide you to see what treatment options are best for you.

I hope this helps. I wish you well and hope you would open up more and provide details for me to provide more insights to you.
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