Gestational Thrombocytopenia?

Gestational thrombocytopenia is the term used to refer to mild thrombocytopenia that occurs during the 3 rd trimester with spontaneous postpartum resolution but no neonatal thrombocytopenia. It is common during pregnancy, but the low level of platelets can be due to various factors that may or may not be associated with pregnancy. Thrombocytopenia during the 1 st or 2 nd trimester is to be investigated immediately, but third-trimester thrombocytopenia is often harmless and does not need any treatment.

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Kindly review my hormonal assay and give your opinion on my recurrent miscarriages.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 31-year-old female. I had miscarriages thrice in the past year. Kindly review the reports of my hormonal assay and let me know if anything is deranged. Thanks.  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your hormonal assay reports, and all the results are within the normal range (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). If your menstrual cycles have been regular, and if you have been ovulating naturally during each cycl...  Read Full »

What foods can help cure gestational thrombocytopenia?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from gestational thrombocytopenia. I have been trying to eat foods to help raise my count. However, there is so much conflicting information about what foods actually raise or decrease counts that I am really confused. I am wondering if food can help. If yes, I would lik...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Gestational thrombocytopenia is a diagnosis of exclusion. This means all other causes for thrombocytopenia should be ruled out especially the medical history should be taken regarding ITP (Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura). If the ITP history is positive then ITP s...  Read Full »

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