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Bleeding and Clotting Disorders

Dietary impact on platelet counts

06/16/2008

Question:

What foods lower platelet counts? My mother recently had bloodwork done and it came back 800 so she is very concerned.

Thank you for your help

Answer:

There are no foods that I know of that have significant impact on platelet counts.

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Response by:

Eric H Kraut, MD Eric H Kraut, MD
Professor of Hematology
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University