... polycythemia vera last december 2011 from then on i am on my 19th sessions of phlebotomy and in and out of the hospital due to unstable platelet,i am taking hydroxy 3x a day and thromboreductin once a day,i never smoke and drink alcohol and so active ,i dont have idea where i gt this kind of illness but i got no choice but to accept it ,i am hearing opinions about people taking hydroxy and some told me that it will lead to some serious illness like cancer or leukemia ... im confused... i just noticed that im having hair loss and my nails are turning into having like poor blood circulation after taking hydroxy