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What is the best way to increase blood platelets in dengue fever?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Platelet transfusion: There is no known medication to counteract the Dengue virus, so the treatments are aimed at the symptoms and signs. Medications are not available to raise platelet count. Should the count fall low enough that bleeding is a risk, platelet transfusion is the only option to address the problem.

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