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is a count of 131 platlets serious?

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Presumably: the units on the platelets is in the thousands. Depends on the lab but generally 110 thousand to about 300 thousand is normal range. While numbers below the normal range may indicate a problem, bleeding risk doesnt go up until the platelet count is quite low, about 20% of normal.
Answered on Oct 26, 2015

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