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yes, mine stay low, very low due to end stage liver cirrhosis caused by hep c and alcohol. A transfusion usually helps to improve it,temporarly.
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Low platelets, also called thrombocytopenia, happen for a variety of reasons such as certain diseases and medications.  The way to correct it is...
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Platelets are the tiny blood cells that help stop bleeding by binding together to form a clump or plug at sites of injury inside blood vessels. A...
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It's most important for you to do is understand what is causing low blood platelets (called thrombocytopenia).  There are different...
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Platelets are the blood cells that stick together to form clots and thereby stop bleeding. Just to clarify your number, I'm assuming you mean...
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If you're concerned about having surgery, why not get a second opinion? Doctors don't take it personally when patients do that. And it might...
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Platelets are cell fragments derived from bone marrow cells called megakaryocytes. Platelets circulate in blood, but are much smaller than red or...
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A platelet is a cell fragment in the blood that helps the blood to clot.
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Hi Found you this, it may help answer your question.Thrombocytopenia is the term for a reduced platelet (thrombocyte) count. The normal level is 140...
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not shear but you should follow up with your doc to make shear its not something to worry about
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Because of the high number of possible conditions that could cause these blood test results, it's impossible to tell you in a forum like this...
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Platelets are substances in blood that help prevent bleeding by causing blood clots to form at the site of an injury.
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A study was done concerning the WBC of those taking Phentermine (Adipex).To summarize: as of 9/19/2013, 9,990 people in the study reported having...