I was diagnosed in 06 with non-hodgkins lymphoma. After surgery to remove a tumor, chemo and radiation and almost a year i was informed it was in remission. Now after 2 blood tests around 6 monmths apart i was informed that my platelet has dropped to 143. Levels are supposed to be between 140 and 415. Is this an early sign that my cancer may have returned again?
Not really. It may be that you are just a little under the weather. You know low immune system. I have had the same thing happen to me after I was diagnosed with NH Lymphoma in 2005. Just keep the faith. Stay positive on getting better.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.