Doctors for Thrombocytopenia in Nayakankuppam, Kanchipuram
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Thrombocytopenia is a condition that is characterized by low platelet count. The condition can range from mild to severe and its symptoms can include severe bleeding. This happens because the lack of platelets in the blood leads to difficulty of blood clotting. Apart from this, there can also be purple bruising of wounds, nosebleeds, bleeding gums, heavy menstrual bleeding, bleeding from rectum, blood in urine and stools.
HOW IS THROMBOCYTOPENIA DIAGNOSED?
Doctor will perform a physical exam and ask about medical history and symptoms and recommend the Complete blood count (CBC) and Blood clotting tests (PTT and PT)
HOW IS THROMBOCYTOPENIA TREATED?
Treatment depends on the cause of the condition. In some cases, a transfusion of platelets may be required to stop or prevent bleeding.
DID YOU KNOW?
It is also known as Low platelet count - thrombocytopenia