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What Is Thrombocytopenia

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thrombocytopenia? please answer

Hello dr. bob, I want to start by saying looking through your archives has brought me some peace of mind, and you are a huge inspiration, but I cannot find anything in your forum on thrombocytopenia and I was wondering if you could assess my risk.I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your platelet count was only slightly below the normal range and is not at all worrisome. It does not "suggest HIV!" I'm confident your results will normalize spontaneously over the next several months. Genital warts are an... Read more »

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... Read more »


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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have another question, is thrombocytopenia which is a low platelet count in your blood considered to be an ARS symptom or is it considered to be the onset of the virus? Another question is what are the symptoms for this disorder?

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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
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