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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Suggest medication to improve platelet count

the docter has recommended my father to take nurokind-od to improve the platelet count for clotting factor.his age is 66 and his platelet count is 70000.He needs to go for an operation for hernia which is postponed due to low platelet count. he is also taking vitamin injection weekly. suggest wheather he is rightly treated.
Fri, 2 Jan 2015
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Hi, dear
I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern. His platelet count is low for surgery and there is chance of bleeding at time of surgery. However you should search for cause of low platelet count. Viral infection is the most common cause however he may have other cause. You should consult a physician and take treatment accordingly. Then you should go for surgery.
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