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Its the chemo was posted 12/31/2007 11:37 am by Lillie
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Chemo kills both good cells and bad cells, the good thing right now is her counts are coming back up on their on. I'm sure it is the chemo causing the drop in platelets not the nerve block.

About a year ago Barbara NJ posted a way of knowing which shots for hemoglobin, platelets, and white blood cells. I copied it for you and hopefully it will help you. Hugs Lillie

They are all different. Hemoglobin refers to the red stuff inside the red cells. That is is what makes them red. So hemmatocrit and hemoglobin always describe the red cells.(use procrit/Aranesp) In fact hematocrit= hemoglobin x 3. Platelets are different. The plug up hole holes in blood vessels after an injury.(Use Neumega) White cells can be helped with Neupogen ( side effect: bone pain). Good luck

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