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What causes a low blood platelet count usually?

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In brief: Bleeding

Platelets are the scaffoding for clot formation and subsequent tissue remodeling.
Platelets aggregate at the bleeding site to prevent further blood loss. Abnormal platelet aggregation/destruction, insufficient production, and certain medication can also decrease platelet count.

In brief: Bleeding

Platelets are the scaffoding for clot formation and subsequent tissue remodeling.
Platelets aggregate at the bleeding site to prevent further blood loss. Abnormal platelet aggregation/destruction, insufficient production, and certain medication can also decrease platelet count.
Dr. George T Tsai
Dr. George T Tsai
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In brief: Folic acid deficient

Is one of the most common reasons; there are literally hundreds of others.
You might start by taking a daily multivitamin, but i it doesn't work you have to dig deeper.

In brief: Folic acid deficient

Is one of the most common reasons; there are literally hundreds of others.
You might start by taking a daily multivitamin, but i it doesn't work you have to dig deeper.
Dr. Scott Welker
Dr. Scott Welker
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