Patient Comments: Thrombocytopenia (Low Platelet Count) - Symptoms

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Comment from: Ashhsshs, 75 or over Male (Patient) Published: August 07

I was diagnosed with chlamydia in January 2018. I got treated but after I got treated I didn't feel cured, I did my treatments correctly then got tested and still tested positive. My doctor told me to wait a month and so I did. When I went back it came out negative in February. Turns out 6 months later which is now, I never got cured and mistaken my back pain and stomach cramps and chills for a urinary tract infection.

Comment from: Jim, 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: September 09

I am suffering with same kind of low platelet count and general weakness with similar symptoms of fever, etc. But no solution has been found here.

Comment from: Shibu, 25-34 Female (Caregiver) Published: April 17

My wife had an abortion (D&C) on 18 December 2013. We have conducted a CBC test in January, in which the platelet count is 361 which is normal. On that test the hemoglobin was below the normal range and the doctor prescribed for folic acid tablets. She had normal periods for the next 2 months and the 3rd one got delayed by 3 weeks. Due to that delay we conducted a CBC test in which the platelet count was only 45. The general physician (05-Apr-14) advised to consult a hematologist. Also a medicine was prescribed if there was excessive bleeding during the periods. Her periods had started on 09-Apr-14 and we took the medicine which was prescribed by the doctor. On 16-Apr-14 another CBC test was conducted, the platelet count was 41. There are no red marks or cuts on her body and physically also she is active.

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