MDS is a bone marrow failure disorder
MDS is a blood cancer
Learn More >

Welcome to the MDS Patient Message Board Post New Thread

Welcome to the MDS Patient Message Board. We hope that you will find this to be a very valuable resource in your journey. We have recently revised the format of our forum to be much more user friendly and pleasing on the eyes. Let us know if you have any problems, or if you have additional suggestions on how we might further improve our site.

Mds low platelets cause a constant cough?

HomeForumsPatient Message BoardMds low platelets cause a constant cough?

Tagged: 

This topic contains 1 reply, has 1 voice, and was last updated by  Richard Koontz 1 week, 6 days ago.

Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total)
  • Author
    Posts
  • #36625

    Richard Koontz
    Participant

    My dad was diagnosed with MDS this year at 53. He’s had progressive symptoms over the past 1.5-2 years leading to the diagnosis. He has aquired a third 21st chromosome and his platelet levels stay between 10-30k most of the time. For the past year at least he has had a fairly severe cough. Most of the time he can hardly get out a sentence with out breaking out in cough spree. He has been to a ear nose and throat and a lung specialist. Neither could find any causes through multiple tests. Hematologist says could be a issue with the MDS. If anyone has any similar experience please share. It’s one thing dealing with the MDS itself but he can’t do anything without coughing.

    #36626

    Richard Koontz
    Participant

    He does not cough up any mucus or blood.

Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total)

Register for an account, or login to post to our message boards. Click here.

You must be logged in to reply to this topic.

Review answers to commonly asked questions or get answers to your questions from an MDS expert