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 does low platelets mean?

Platelets are microscopic disc-shaped cells that help blood clot. They only live for about 10 days, and are found in blood flowing through veins and arteries. They also line the insides of the bloo... Read More »