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Thrombocytopenia And Hiv

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HIV and thrombocytopenia

Hi There,I am not sure if I am directing my question to the correct expert but if I am not, please forward this to the appropriate individual.I was wondering about HIV infection and thrombocytopenia. Specifically, when (or even if) thrombocytopenia...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
...Hello RajHIV-related immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) can occur at any period within the HIV disease spectrum, if platelet associated immunoglobulin Read more »

Thrombocytopenia

Dr. Frascino, I just spend the last two evenings reading through your answers but couldn't find... Read more »

thrombocytopenia? please answer

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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...dark red bits some minor, bleeding does take place (can see blood on the finger) and then stops. Is this thrombocytopenia? (HIV-induced low blood platelet count.) Has anyone had this for any other reasons? Read more »

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