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Suffering from hypothyroidism. Low platelet count. What is the best treatment?

sir my wife is a 42 years old lady and sufefring from HYPOThyroidism , CTS for 15 years & also has been sufferred disorder of plateletes for 2 or 3 year and getting lose her patelets 0000 to 0000. However. without taking medicine her platelets increases itself. At present during taking medicine Thyroxin 50 mg daily, following result is obtained. TSH 17.65, T3-2.17 & T4 0.98 And Platelets has been increased to 0000 from 0000 itself without taking its medicine.. Doctor has also advised to increase doze 100 mg instead of 50 Mg of thyroxin. Kindly may please be advised us about the best Treatment
Asked On : Mon, 25 Mar 2013
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Diabetologist 's  Response
Aug 2012

your doctor has advised you properly about the dose of her thyroid medication. Low platelet counts are unlikely to be related with hypothyroidism. It can be due to various other reasons. When you say the count goes up on itself then mainly it is an idiopathic phenomenon- something without established reason. But taking her to a Haematologist will certainly help as I am not able to see the values of platelets you have mentioned here at all. So can't comment much on this issue. I hope you understand. Take care.
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