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?
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Pathology 51 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.
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