Thursday, November 5, 2009

Platelets are rock solid, Yea Yea Yea (remastered)

You've heard the tune before. G-d willing you will be hearing it over and over again for a long time coming. Boring is good, change is bad when it comes to platelet count.

Platelets were a happy 223,000 yesterday. Two weeks ago the count was 226,000.

Can't say it enough. Flatline is good news when we are talking platelet counts.

Dr. Rai suggested I keep it simple, and so I will. He said and I am listening: Stay with the simple safe IVIG until it isn't doing the job.

In this situation concerning treatment, less is more. No need to add a more toxic chemical to the mix until my hand is forced.

The only change I am considering is stretching out the interval between infusions.

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Blogger Alison said...

alingMarvellous!

November 5, 2009 at 5:28 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Dr. Rai's KISS approach resonates with me although I would add another s. KISSS=Keep It Simple & Safe Stupid! I am glad your body has responded so well to such a simple treatment.

TomD

November 5, 2009 at 5:47 PM  

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