What do low blood platelets indicate?

Answer A low blood platelet count, known as thrombocytopenia, prevents blood from clotting normally. This can be an indication of serious medical conditions.SignificanceThe three main reasons for a low bl... Read More »

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Low blood platelets?

Most physicians will delay the chemo and wait for the bone marrow to recover on it's own. I will not give chemo if the platelet count is below 100,000. I will tranfuse platelets if a patient is bel... Read More »

Does acupuncture work for low blood platelets?

On One Hand: It May be DetrimentalAccording to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center's consumer information, acupuncture is not recommended for those with a low white blood cell count (leukopenia)... Read More »

I just gave blood a week and a half ago. There was an explosion close to my home & I want to give platelets?

What are the treatments for low platelets in infants?

Thrombocytopenia is a medical condition in which the blood contains a significantly low number of platelets. After determining the cause of a low platelet count in infants, thrombocytopenia treatme... Read More »