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can aspirin lower platelet count

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
It does not: However Aspirin as a major effect on platelet function. It decreases platelet clot production, and the effect lasts 7-10 days.

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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Yes: In fact Aspirin is often recommended for patients with high platelet counts.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Could be: You should consult a hematologist for proper evaluation.
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
No: You still have more than enough platelets for the routine clotting you need to do, so taking a baby Aspirin with those platelet counts is not a proble ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obstetrician: This is a question that is best addressed to the obstetrician providing prenatal care as many factors need to be considered to answer this question ap ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
He might have to, bu: He might have to, but it is risky, unless it was a bare metal stent. If it is a drug eluding stent, then it's a judgement call that only his cardiolog ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Plavix (clopidogrel) and asa: Plavix (clopidogrel) and Aspirin will poison platelet reactivity but it shouldn't lower the platelet count.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
No food: the food dose not lower platelet ,,usually happen after infection ,like mononucleosis ,rubella,or medication,or isoimmune disorder like lupus.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Minimally: It will minimally lower your count given the amount of platelets being in your blood stream compared to the amount take out of it. Chances are you it ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Barkan
23 years experience General Surgery
Low platlets: It can if you have liver disease from alcohol drinking.

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