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Low Platelets

Hi, I was wondering what the chances were of having Leukemia or lymphoma with 2 consecutive low platelet counts. For example, 3 months ago they were 135, and now 131. The rest of the blood work comes back in normal ranges. Thank you for any feedback.
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Usually with Leukemia and Lymphoma one will have more than just a platelet lab abnormal.  There are various conditions that are not cancer than can cause a low platelet count.    

I would recommend following up with a Hematologist.  
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1081992 tn?1389903637
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your numbers are only slightly low anyway

maybe that's just normal range for you - unless you've have some chronic virus infection

I'd guess there's not much cause to worry at this point about hematological malignancy or ITP
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Thanks for answering. I am meeting with a Hematologist in 3 weeks. I met with a Hema, and she told me to come back in 4 weeks. I went for more blood work and a sonogram to check my spleen. I guess I'll see what that says, but i have had since Mach, 2 successive blood tests where everything else is normal, white counts, red counts, etc. She said nothing on there raises a flag but do the other tests to be sure.

I am still a little worried though...
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330974 tn?1215365160
did u get more tests?? what did hema say? tx jayhorses
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Any updates?   Curious.  
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