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Causes of lowered platelets and hemoglobin, After total hip

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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: 7 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 7 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 7 months ago.

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