Thrombocytopenia (Low Platelet Count) (cont.)
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In the majority of cases, the function of the platelets is normal despite the lower number, and this is typically sufficient to stop minor bleeding. However, individuals with severe thrombocytopenia (counts of less than 20,000) may have increased risk of bleeding if they are cut or injured.
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