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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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What causes dizziness and fainting spells?

My dad's platelet count came back at 85.Is feeling very dizzy.Passed out & fell.Also having blurred vision.He has blood disorder,insulin dependent diabetes,hep c,cirrhosis liver,lung disease,& heart conditions.Should I be concerned?He is only 55yrs. old.
Wed, 15 Nov 2017
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hcm welcome ...your father is having cirrhosis and hepatitis c ...these may be cause of low platelets ...he fell down ..his blood pressure must have fallen .it is serious ...rush to emergency ..
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