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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: Depends on how low of your platelet. nl 150 -450,000. If

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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
27 years experience Hematology
Thrombocytopenia: Low platelets (thrombocytopenia) can be caused by many conditions, both benign and malignant. Some people are born with it. Other times it's due to a ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
43 years experience Pathology
How low?: Platelets in normal range help stop bleeding when we are injured. Low platelet count below 100000 increases our risk of bleeding ; it becomes dangerou ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Lab error or real: The platelets are fragile & subject to clumping in the specimen& that drops the count. Repeating a level would be prudent on a random low count. True ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Can be serious: It all depends on your other medical conditions and how low the platelet count is. A rough normal range (depending on your lab) is 150-350 for adults ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience General Surgery
YES: Many people do and live quite normally. Just make sure you have periodic surveillance and report any abnormal bleeding / bruising without delay. Cri ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Fay
48 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: But you should have your platelet count followed by a md. 130000 is low normal in most laboratories.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Low platelet count, thrombocytopenia, may be due to low production, as in bone marrow failure, excessive alcohol intake; increased destruction as in i ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience General Surgery
Folic acid deficient: Is one of the most common reasons; there are literally hundreds of others. You might start by taking a daily multivitamin, but i it doesn't work you ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
?ITP: It could be idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpure (ITP},but if you taking any medication it could be secondary side effect of medication , so you should ... Read More
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