U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Princeton, WV
A 67-year-old female asked about a female:

Bloodwork indicates a mean platelet count of 6.8 (should be 7.4-11). should i be concerned? take a lot of goody powder. could that cause?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Questionable info: The information you provided about platelet count is not in keeping with the usual reports. It would be useful to have the original lab report. "goody" powder contains Aspirin which interferes with platelet function and even a normal count may be associated with poor platelet function.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Jun 24, 2014

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.