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Need a knee surgery, platelet count are 60. Ways to increase count ?

my platelet count are 60 and need a knee surgery but dr dont want to risk it so their sending me to a Hematologist to see what treatments i can have to higher my platelets.what my option here if in so much pain day and nite and have to use a walker at times or hop on my left foot.i have cirrhosis of the liver since i was 23 and now im 43.desperately in need of knee surgery
Asked On : Mon, 6 Aug 2012
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Hematologist 's  Response
Your liver problem could be the cause of the low platelets. You need to see the hematologist for a detailed workup and then measures to increase your platelet count for the surgery. All the best
Answered: Thu, 18 Jul 2013
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Pediatrician Dr. Imraan Hussain 's  Response

Thanks for your query

i can feel your concerns

the cause of low platelet count is cirrohis of liver

i advise you to consult your haematologist

are you on some treatment for liver cirrhosis

knee surgury wil be possible by collaboration of hematologist and surgeon

wishing you a speedy recovery

Hope i have ansewered your query
i am available for your help
Answered: Fri, 19 Jul 2013
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