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Is a platelet count of 95 dangerous?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Low: Slightly low, but not dangerously low as long as the platelets are functional.

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A 44-year-old member asked:

What number is a dangerous platelet count?

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Dr. Herbert Duvivier
Hematology and Oncology 34 years experience
Low: Counts between 100-150 (thousand) are usually w/o symptoms. As the count drops towards 50 more bruising and mucosal bleeding are seen. As the number drops below 50 towards 20 the incidence of spontaneous bleeding in the brain increases. Hope that this helps.
A 35-year-old member asked:

Is a chronically high platelet count dangerous?

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Dr. George T Tsai
General Surgery 28 years experience
Possibly: Essential thrombocytosis (high platelet count) is associated with increase risk of excessive clotting. The problem is worse if you become dehydrated. I had a patient who actually had a stroke attributed to essential thrombocytosis at age 41. Check in with your doctor soon.
A 41-year-old member asked:

How dangerous is a low platelet count?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
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. If just under 100, it may not be of serious concern except to watch. If under 50, it gets more concerning and once it reaches below 20 and especially under 10, spontaneous brain bleeds are possible. Also rapid rate of decline is very concerning.
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A 19-year-old male asked:

Is a low platelet count dangerous?

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Rawhi Omar
Pathology 45 years experience
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 dangerous below 30000 and requires immediate attention (transfusion) below 10000
A 32-year-old member asked:

Is a low platelet count of 130 l dangerous?

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Dr. Joseph Fay
50 years experience
No: But you should have your platelet count followed by a md. 130000 is low normal in most laboratories.
Last updated Nov 6, 2020


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