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Child had low platelet count that led to bruising. Why did it return?

When my daughter was 5 months old i noticed she had some weird brusing on her legs so i immediatly took her to her pediatrician and it was found to be a slight low platelet count of 252. I then waited for the brusing to go away took her back to her pediatrician and her blood count was normal. She is now 10 months and has brusing again. What could it be and what should i do?
Asked On : Sun, 6 May 2012
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thanks for writing to health care magic.

Your baby should be investigate for various other problems which cause bruising.
various problems can be associated with such bruising.

Other than disorders that can cause such bruising you should also consider child abuse that may cause such problems. Keep a watch on maid, care taker etc.

the platelet count cannot be 252. Since your doctor saw your report and mentioned it as normal, I presume that there was some error in the report typing

take care
Answered: Sat, 9 Mar 2013
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