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How long does it take steroids to bring blood counts back up?

My 5 month old son has been on Prednisone for the last 3 weeks because he suffers from low red cell, hemoglobin, and platelet counts and has yet to show improvement.

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mydearwatson

Asked by mydearwatson at 7:21 PM on Sep. 13, 2010 in Kids' Health

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  • I think a month or so, not sure though.
    sstepph

    Answer by sstepph at 7:53 PM on Sep. 13, 2010

  • I have no idea. I had mono as a teen and my blood counts were all messed up but I cannot remember how long it took for them to get back to normal.
    KTMOM

    Answer by KTMOM at 8:43 AM on Sep. 14, 2010

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