Thrombocytopenia, also known as low platelet count, is a condition in which a person has low blood platelet count and this disease occurs as a result of a separate disorder such as leukemia or an immune system problem. Thrombocytopenia may be mild or severe depending upon its underlying cause. Some of the signs of Thrombocytopenia include bleeding gums, heavy menstrual bleeding, blood in the stools, blood in the urine, and bleeding from the rectum, among others.
HOW IS THROMBOCYTOPENIA DIAGNOSED?
A General Physician diagnoses Thrombocytopenia by performing a physical examination, complete blood count (CBC) test, ultrasound, and bone marrow biopsy.
HOW IS THROMBOCYTOPENIA TREATED?
Treatment for this infection are manyfold. The common options here include Corticosteroids like Prednisone that help in fighting the pain. In other cases, options of bone marrow transplantation are there along with surgery. Alongside the doctor would also monitor your diet strictly and suggest supplements.
DID YOU KNOW?
It is also known as Low platelet count - thrombocytopenia