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Is is possible to have no petechiae and a low platelet count?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Yes, it is possible

It depends on how low your platelet count is.
Ptechiae ( tiny red dot on the skin ) usually occurs when your platelet goes down significantly low- below 50 k. When your platelet goes down only slightly or moderately -likely, you will not have ptechiae.

In brief: Yes, it is possible

It depends on how low your platelet count is.
Ptechiae ( tiny red dot on the skin ) usually occurs when your platelet goes down significantly low- below 50 k. When your platelet goes down only slightly or moderately -likely, you will not have ptechiae.
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