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Why does platelets go low in preeclampsia?

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In brief: Platelets...

..Get chewed up by the inflamed blood vessels.
Preeclampsia is basically an inappropriate immune reaction of mother to fetus that causes blood vessels in the mother to narrow and clog. High blood pressure and drop in platelets both result from that.

In brief: Platelets...

..Get chewed up by the inflamed blood vessels.
Preeclampsia is basically an inappropriate immune reaction of mother to fetus that causes blood vessels in the mother to narrow and clog. High blood pressure and drop in platelets both result from that.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine

In brief: Energy

There is evidence in the medical literature that toxemia of pregnancy isdue to vitamin deficiency, causing loss of cellular energy.
I suspect that the platelet drop is from the same underlyng cause.

In brief: Energy

There is evidence in the medical literature that toxemia of pregnancy isdue to vitamin deficiency, causing loss of cellular energy.
I suspect that the platelet drop is from the same underlyng cause.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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