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Low Platelets

Low Platelets: Introduction

Low Platelets: Low platelets in the blood. See detailed information below for a list of 161 causes of Low Platelets, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Low Platelets:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Low Platelets. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Low Platelets: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Causes of Low Platelets listed in Disease Database:

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Definitions of Low Platelets:

A condition in which there is an abnormally small number of platelets in the circulating blood.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Low Platelets

The list below shows some of the causes of Low Platelets mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Low Platelets?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Low Platelets. Of the 161 causes of Low Platelets that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 17 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 144 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Low Platelets:

The following list of conditions have 'Low Platelets' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Low Platelets Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Low Platelets based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

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  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Low Platelets:

    Thrombocytopenia
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Low Platelets:

    Medical Conditions associated with Low Platelets:

    Blood symptoms (2297 causes), Abnormal blood test symptoms (1538 causes), Blood vessel symptoms (480 causes), Circulation symptoms (1579 causes)

    Symptoms related to Low Platelets:

    Clotting disorders, Clotting symptoms (301 causes), Bleeding symptoms (1783 causes), Myeloma, Myelofibrosis, Leukaemia, Lymphoma (18 causes), Anaemia (39 causes), Drug side effects, Radiotherapy, Viral infection

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