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My husband has fatty liver disease, low white count and low platelet count. He was to have knee surgery yesterday but they cancelled. He received double dose of platelets on Thursday afternoon and his surgery was to be at 8:30 am yesterday. They said his platelet count was now lower than before he received the platelets. No one seems to have explanation for us, They want to do a procedure calls TIPS and we would like to get second opinion. We have been going through this since last August and every time we go instead of good news it is always something else. Can you help us. John is 70 yrs old.

Doctor's Assistant: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?

No swelling

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

There is so much, chronic 2 kidney disease was added to his chart, Barrett's Esophagus. rheumatoid arthritis, which they took him off that medication. They say his liver disease is not caused by alcohol but fatty.

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I have a few more questions to ask, is that ok?

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Doctor: Doctor John MD, Board Certified MD replied 10 months ago

has he seen a hematologist (blood specialist) yet?

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