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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Bruises on body, low platelet count. How to cure this ?

The problem is that i have life long history of bruises on my body and now i think i have to get a treatment so i gave some tests and every blood test was fine only platelets were low my manual count came up to be 80 , so revisited my doc but he said that he has never seen this thing the bruises occur when the platelets are below 55 so i am a little worred pls help me out
my age is 15 yrs and i masturbate too is masturbation the cause i had no bleeding problem

help me as soon as possible
Tue, 18 Jun 2013
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hi.. you have thrombocytopenia... causes are many like infection/autoimmune/drugs etc. please see your hemtalogist urgently for complete workup of your case and starting appropriate treatment. platelet below 50 will leads to spontaneous bleeding. wish you good health.
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