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Hi, I'm 18 years old, I'm totally hypochondriac but I have symptoms which I'm stating here that one month ago I got diagnosed with GERD I took medicines which lead in vitamin B12 deficiency but I had other symptoms the most bothering symptom is slight bone pain in different areas or skeleton sometimes finger some times back sometimes rib but it lasts for some seconds but it bothers me and I have low fever. Just yesterday I got blood in my stool I contacted my doctor and he said it's because of GERD or any infection in colon but he asked me for CBC test to check my symptoms however results came normal platelets were adequate and everything else was normal however mild hypochromia and my doctor prescribed me spirulina 500 mg I'm just so worried about my health. Do I have leukemia? Please answer ASAP
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1081992 tn?1389903637
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Hi, your bleeding is not from leukemia because your platelets are normal. Bleeding from leukemia occurs when platelets get very low, such as below 50.
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Thank you so much, but what causes slightly bone pain?
20841648 tn?1574339564
Is it vitamin D deficiency? Please reply I'm waiting for your response.
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1081992 tn?1389903637
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Bone pain, especially slight bone pain, can be caused by many things. If you read that there is an *association* with vit D deficiency, then that doesn't necessarily mean that it is a cause.  An association shows that it might be a cause, but it isn't proven yet to be a cause.
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Hi, I'm also having 1 petechia on my chest from two months and I got 3 petechiae on my arm today but seems like they are disappearing, however I have bruises on feet from two months but I got tested 4 days ago and everything was normal. So can you confirm me it's not leukemia cause I'm having so much health anxiety for two months. Any help will be much appreciated.
1081992 tn?1389903637
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No, it doesn't seem like leukemia at all. If easy bruising and bleeding are not due to low platelets, then the other possible causes include:

- low 'clotting proteins' which are made in the liver, you can have the usual liver blood tests like ALT and AST to try to detect any liver problem
- blood vessels are thin and/or weak; if so, tren vit C and magnesium might help a little unless there is some actual medical problem
- least likely is having too much antithrombin or heparin or plasminogen in your bloodstream, which are normal biochemicals but can make blood too thin if there is too much.
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1081992 tn?1389903637
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I looked for you and found this study from 2018 May saying that high anxiety can cause bleeding in some people:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29723894
"...acute mental stress induces tissue plasminogen activator"

That has to do with the plasmin that I'd just mentioned. Usually high anxiety makes blood more likely to clot, but some people are the opposite.

If you are having petechiae, and you are not consuming lots and lots of blood thinning things like fish oil or vitamin E or certain spices, then you should probably want medical testing to see what is the medical cause.
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Thank you so much, I'll talk about it with my GP and get tested and will share the results, hope for the best.
1081992 tn?1389903637
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Good luck, Fawad.
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