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This topic contains 18 replies, has 5 voices, and was last updated by  Brett Lavoy 3 months, 1 week ago.

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    Bob Cook
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    Brett – Forgot to address bruising/bleeding. My regular Dr has had me on daily aspirin for many years, so I’ve been slow to clot since then, and any bump would cause a bruise that seemed large in proportion to the bumping. He’s cut me back to every other day for standard 81mg baby aspirin. But now I do find more bruising I can’t even explain/don’t recall bumping at all, and still slow to clot.

    • This reply was modified 4 months ago by  Bob Cook.
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    Brett Lavoy
    Participant

    Hi Bob this Brett sounds like we have close to the same problem

    This my e-mail and i could give you my phone # brlavoy@comcast.net
    talking will cover things more faster

    #44689

    Bob Cook
    Participant

    Brett – Good to talk to you. I spoke too soon though, Monday’s blood work came back and my Absolutes tanked from 450 to 250… so having another marrow biopsy this week. He wanted to do an annual one anyway which would have been January…. but he doesn’t want to wait to see what’s going on. I’ll let you know.

    #44700

    Brett Lavoy
    Participant

    Hi Bob, Brett has me type since not his favorite thing to do. I just read your message hate to hear that and please let us know what is going on and what is causing it. We are waiting it out till after first of the year.
    Brett was diagnose with MDS but at the low stages and with all that were said to do for it a little confused.
    The Doctor in Niles had a type of medication chemo drug to start, when we followed back up with the first doctor
    we saw he said to do stem cell transplant right away only solution to cure it while he is still young and before
    it get’s to bad. Please and anybody out their have a reply for this.

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