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What causes low blood platelet count ? How can blood count be increased ?

why Platelet Count is reduced. 1 week back my relative blood level will reduced below 4 point is there.and admitted in the apollo hospitial 4 packet blood will be given and taken bone marrow test is not clear result. so again taken the bone marrow test. why blood is decreased, 10 days back neck and shoulder pain is come what is the reason. in further step what to do.
Fri, 20 Jan 2012
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hello
you have not mentioned about you sex if you are female excessive mense may be on of the cause. in not then have u ant diseases. certain mendition depressed bone marrow function and reducied platlets count. other wise you me be suffering from hoyoplasti anemia etc
wish you good health
  User's Response
you might have reduced, suppressed bone marrow functions
after complete blood examination picture will be clear Avoid taking sour and spicy foods , include green vegetables and milk in your diet


General & Family Physician Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani's  Response
Hi,thanks for query.Please understand that platcount can be reduced due to various reason like viral infection,some medicines or due to defective production.Bone pains and along with that decreased counts needs to be investigated properly.Bone marrow will definately give clue to its cause and help in planning treatment.please discuss this with your doctor,please take help from a hematologist for this.
wishing him speecy recovery.
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What causes low blood platelet count ? How can blood count be increased ?

hello you have not mentioned about you sex if you are female excessive mense may be on of the cause. in not then have u ant diseases. certain mendition depressed bone marrow function and reducied platlets count. other wise you me be suffering from hoyoplasti anemia etc wish you good health