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I had a check up this week and everything was fine except

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I had a check up this week and everything was fine except that my platelet count was low (139,000); I have also have had low immunoglobulin levels for more than a year. Every other level was within the normal range.
I feel very healthy and can't remember the last time I was sick. I am a 60 year old female. I am very anxious that this could be leukemia or some other serious blood disorder. My internist told me to come back it 2 weeks to retest the platelet count. Is there anything you can tell me so I don't freak out for the next 2 weeks, and what if the numbers continue to drop? I am very focused on leukemia.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 1 year ago.

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Are you having any bruising?

Do you have any other medical problems or take any medications?

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I am not having an bruising out of the ordinary. My medications are zoloft, wellbutrin, lipitor, vitamin d and intermittment baby aspirin.