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Thrombocytopenia (Low Platelet Count) (cont.)

When to Seek Medical Care

Thrombocytopenia is usually detected incidentally on routine blood work done for another purpose. The doctor ordering the test can determine how severe the condition may be and how urgently further investigation needs to be done.

Thrombocytopenia is typically evaluated by internal medicine doctors (internists), family physicians, or blood disorder specialists (hematologists).

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/29/2014

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