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I took my mom to see her pcp yesterday and i told him of

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Hi dr. David. I took my mom to see her pcp yesterday and i told him of whqt u had told me about the lipitor effect on the platelets. He did look it up and he took it into considertion in stopping it.for.a.couple.of weeks to see if her platelets go up.
Last monday her platlets were at 94 and on friday when they repeated blood work they were at 101.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Oncology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.

This is Dr. David

that is good what you did

hopefully her platelets will come back up with more time.

they are not super low at this point, just slightly low

she should also get an ultrasound of her spleen as well

sometimes an enlarged spleen can cause lower platelet levels

let me know if you have questions.