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Blood is made up of several types of cells. These cells float in a liquid called plasma. The types of blood cells are: red blood cells white blood cells platelets, or thrombocytesWhen your skin is injured or broken, platelets clump t[read article]

Tests for Low Platelet Count

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A red blood cell count is a blood test that your doctor uses to find out how many red blood cells (RBCs) you have in your blood. It is also called an erythrocyte co...  More
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A partial thromboplastin time (PTT) test helps doctors assess your body's ability to form blood clots. Each time you bleed, it triggers a series of reactions k...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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A prothrombin time (PT) test, measures the amount of time it takes for your blood plasma to clot. Prothrombin, also known as factor ll, is just one of many plasma p...  More
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A bone marrow biopsy is a procedure that takes a small sample of the marrow inside your bones for testing in a laboratory. This test is used to see if you have an i...  More
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Bone marrow aspiration is a procedure that takes a sample from the soft tissue inside your bones. Bone marrow is the spongy tissue found inside bones. The bone marr...  More
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A platelet aggregation test checks how well your platelets clump together. Platelets are types of blood cells. They help form blood clots by sticking together. A cl...  More
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Medical Procedures for Low Platelet Count

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Platelet Transfusion
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Blood Transfusion
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Surgical Procedures for Low Platelet Count

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Your spleen is a small organ located on the left side of your abdomen, under the rib cage. This organ is part of your immune system and helps to fight infections an...  More
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Prescribed Medications for Low Platelet Count

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PREDNISONE (PRED ni sone) is a corticosteroid. It is commonly used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions treated inc...  More
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OPRELVEKIN (oh PREL ve kin) helps your body make more platelets in the blood. It is used to prevent low platelet counts after chemotherapy.  More
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IMMUNE GLOBULIN (im MUNE GLOB yoo lin) helps to prevent or reduce the severity of certain infections in patients who are at risk. This medicine is collected from th...  More
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Herbs and Supplements for Low Platelet Count What's this?

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Berberine is a bitter-tasting, yellow, plant alkaloid with a long history of medicinal use in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine. Berberine is present in the roots, rhi...  More
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Melatonin is a hormone produced in the brain by the pineal gland from the amino acid tryptophan. The synthesis and release of melatonin are stimulated by darkness a...  More
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