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Does your platelet count normalize after pregnancy?

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Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Pregnancy-induced thrombocytopenia (low platelets in pregnancy) will generally resolve in the first few days to weeks after delivery.
There are other causes of low platelets that may need to be addressed depending on how low the platelet count gets as well as how fast it may or may not rebound. It also depends on your general health.

In brief: Yes

Pregnancy-induced thrombocytopenia (low platelets in pregnancy) will generally resolve in the first few days to weeks after delivery.
There are other causes of low platelets that may need to be addressed depending on how low the platelet count gets as well as how fast it may or may not rebound. It also depends on your general health.
Dr. David Finke
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Dr. Joan Dawson
Although platelets will generally decrease slightly in a normal pregnancy, that doesn't affect the ability of blood to clot; the changes seen in pregnancy are similar to changes seen with combination oral contraceptives.
Dr. Patricia Rogers
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Usually

Assuming your platelets are usually in the normal range, they should return to normal if the pregnancy is the reason for the change.
There are many reasons for an abnormal platelet count. Your doctor will check them for you.

In brief: Usually

Assuming your platelets are usually in the normal range, they should return to normal if the pregnancy is the reason for the change.
There are many reasons for an abnormal platelet count. Your doctor will check them for you.
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