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Bleeding and Clotting Disorders

Less platelet count

03/16/2009

Question:

Hi, My husband has low platelet count. He doesn`t have any symptoms for the less paltelet count. He is very normal and healthy.we came to know about the less platelet count when we just took a medical test for his job. he was taking lot of painkillers for his dental problem that time. so we just thought it may be due to that and left as it is. but a week befroe we took it again and saw it is 0.46 lakhs.is it dangeroes. he is very healthy. please answer me as soon as possible.

Answer:

This requires a consultation with a blood specialist to determine what is going on.

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Response by:

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