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Suffer from low platelet count. Taking testosterone injections and cielas. Advice?

8 months ago I was constantly wet with sweat working with a tractor in the hot sun. I was drinking filtered water only. I don't think I had a heat stroke was too hot. I was taking Testosterone injections and Cielas. I went in to have my testosterone tested which was good. The CBC showed my platelets at 129 so the clinic stopped the T injections. March 5th my T was getting low and platelets were 116 I had another test the last week of march T was 38 platelets 123 I feel good but I cal tell my T is low.
Asked On : Sat, 6 Apr 2013
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Hi and thanks for the query,

at this point in time, other causes of low platelet counts must be excluded before continuing to ascribe this decrease to the drug. Continuous drop of the platelet count below 50 could lead to spontanoeus bleeds. A bone marrow might be needed at some point in time to be sure it s not due to a bone malignancy. decreased levels of erythropoeitin due to kidney disease could explain anemia, if it exists and decreased platelets.

The opinion of a hematologist will be most welcome now. Thanks and jope this helps. Kind regards.

Bain LE, MD.
Answered: Sat, 6 Jul 2013
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