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    What causes fluctuating platelet count?

My platelets have been going from 112 to 64 back to 96 then down again to 54 then up again to 86 etc..ct on spleen..ok..platelets not clumping..no bruising..monthly blood work being done.. No definite diagnosis..any help appreciated..I don t know what to watch for or how to handle the unknown..I am 78 yrs old..
Thu, 5 Nov 2015
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Hi, dear
I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern. You have fluctuating platelet count. But no any definite diagnosis. Please tell me your symptoms. Because fluctuating platelet count is not the disease or cause of worry unless you have any symptoms. You can go for bone marrow examination in undiagnosed thrombocyyopenia. Consult your doctor and plan accordingly.
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