How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Family Physician Your Own Question
Family Physician
Family Physician, Doctor
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 2592
Experience:  Emergency Medicine and Family Practice for over 26 years
1304720
Type Your Medical Question Here...
Family Physician is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Causes of lowered platelets and hemoglobin, After total hip

Customer Question

causes of lowered platelets and hemoglobin
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: After total hip replacement, my platelets and hgb became very low: I used to have phlebotomies for the opposite problem Is this common>\?
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: essential thrombocythemia 2006; transitioning into polycythemia veraphlebotomies less often: 11/11/11/ and then not until 6/1//16
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 2 months ago.

Hi there.
Thank you for your question.
I am Dr. SH and will be helping you out with your concerns today.

Expert:  Dr. SH replied 2 months ago.

Would you like to discuss your concerns over the phone with me or continue with text messages?