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Doctors' Answers to "Frequently Asked Questions" - Thrombocytopenia
Answer: Low platelets(these are the parts of your blood that are responsible for clotting). The treatment depends completely on the cause of the problem. Most are due to autoimmune disorders, chemotherapy etc.
Answer: There are several reasons for a low platelet count. The first step is to determine if they are being destroyed rapidly or not being made/released from the bone marrow. Stopping all unnecessary drugs is usually done since the number that can affect platelet counts is very high.
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