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Dr. David Dingli, M.D.

Hematologist-Oncologist

Dr. David Dingli is a hematologist oncologist practicing in Rochester, MN. Dr. Dingli specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of blood diseases such as anemia, hemophilia, sickle-cell disease, leukemia and lymphoma. Hematologist Oncologists are also trained in the study of cancer and its attack on other organs.
26 years Experience
Dr. David Dingli, M.D.
  • Rochester, MN
  • University of Malta Faculty of Medicine and Surgery
  • Accepting new patients

Can my body reject a platelet transfusion?

A person may have a reaction to a platelet transfusion with fever, chills, rash, or even shortness of breath. If the person has antibodies against platelets, the benefit of the READ MORE
A person may have a reaction to a platelet transfusion with fever, chills, rash, or even shortness of breath. If the person has antibodies against platelets, the benefit of the transfusion may be limited and the rise in the platelet count may be small and perhaps that is what is being asked here. However, there could be other reasons of why the platelet count does not improve after a platelet transfusion.

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