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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Low vs no platelets.: Thrombocytopenia = low platelets (not no platelets)l.
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A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience in Radiation Oncology
Essential: Thrombocytosis is a seemingly benign over-production of platelets but has a tendency to lead to clots and strokes, and may be a true myeloproliferativ ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Platelets: Blood celss help with clotting.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ball
18 years experience in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Complicated.: This is a great question. The major worry of platelets being too lowis unexplained bleeding into the head, which can be very serious. This risk is p ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Clumping together: Platelets are sticky cells thus they can stick and clump together. As a result of platelet clumping, platelet counts reported by automated counters m ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Need more info: Platelet count of 440 thousand, while high is not bad per se. It is likely that you are iron deficient as that is associated with high platelet counts ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Platelets: I see you are suffering from liver cirrhosis. In this case your platelets are affected. There is no natural cure for cirrhosis unfortunately and there ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience in Gastroenterology
None: Food does not affect platelets.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
No: normal range
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
The chin or the shin: Platelets are part of one's blood, and are made in the bone marrow, where the other blood cells are made. That means not much in the chin (part of th ... Read More

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