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Thrombocytopenia

Thrombocytopenia: Introduction

Thrombocytopenia: Decreased concentration of platelets in the blood. See detailed information below for a list of 422 causes of Thrombocytopenia, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Thrombocytopenia:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Thrombocytopenia

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Causes of Types of Thrombocytopenia:

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Thrombocytopenia: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Thrombocytopenia, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Thrombocytopenia Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Thrombocytopenia may include:

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Stories from Users for Thrombocytopenia

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Medications or substances causing Thrombocytopenia:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Thrombocytopenia as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Drug interactions causing Thrombocytopenia:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Thrombocytopenia as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Carmustine and Cimetidine interaction
  • Cyclophosphamide and Allopurinol interaction
  • Lomustine and Theophylline interaction
  • Methotrexate and Aspirin interaction
  • Methotrexate and Ciprofloxacin interaction
  • more interactions...»

Thrombocytopenia: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Thrombocytopenia may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Thrombocytopenia

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Thrombocytopenia: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Thrombocytopenia

Unnecessary hysterectomies due to undiagnosed bleeding disorder in women: The bleeding disorder called Von Willebrand's disease is quite common...read more »

Thrombocytopenia: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Thrombocytopenia

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Thrombocytopenia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Thrombocytopenia listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Thrombocytopenia as a symptom include:

Definitions of Thrombocytopenia:

A condition in which there is an abnormally small number of platelets in the circulating blood.
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A blood disease characterized by an abnormally small number of platelets in the blood
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Decrease in the number of blood platelets.
- (Source - CRISP)

Detailed list of causes of Thrombocytopenia

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

How Common are these Causes of Thrombocytopenia?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Thrombocytopenia. Of the 422 causes of Thrombocytopenia that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 5 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 6 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 2 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 27 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 391 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Thrombocytopenia:

The following list of conditions have 'Thrombocytopenia' 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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Conditions listing medical complications: Thrombocytopenia:

The following list of medical conditions have Thrombocytopenia or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. 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 Thrombocytopenia Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Thrombocytopenia:

    Platelet count low
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Thrombocytopenia:

    Medical Conditions associated with Thrombocytopenia:

    Clotting symptoms (301 causes), Blood symptoms (2297 causes), Blood vessel symptoms (480 causes), Circulation symptoms (1579 causes), Abnormal blood test symptoms (1538 causes)

    Symptoms related to Thrombocytopenia:

    Haemophilia, Von Willebrands disease, Trauma, Lymphoma (18 causes), Leukaemia, Vitamin C deficiency, Chemotherapy, Steroids, Aplastic anemia, Bernard-soulier syndrome

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