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How is my body affected by a low platelet count?

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Dr. Dustin Colegrove
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Typically

Bruising easily, a pinpoint (petechial) rash can occur, and depending on severity - you can develop spontaneous bleeding.

In brief: Typically

Bruising easily, a pinpoint (petechial) rash can occur, and depending on severity - you can develop spontaneous bleeding.
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
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Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

Platelets are small cells that help your blood clot when it's supposed to.
So, a low platelet count could cause you to bleed or bruise easily, or even spontaneously. But it depends on just how low the count is, and why it's low to begin with.

In brief: Depends

Platelets are small cells that help your blood clot when it's supposed to.
So, a low platelet count could cause you to bleed or bruise easily, or even spontaneously. But it depends on just how low the count is, and why it's low to begin with.
Dr. Jason Black
Dr. Jason Black
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