For your information, bleeding tendency and symptoms occur only when the platelet count is very âlow. The normal platelet count is 1.5 - 4.5 lakhs per cmm. â
There are no specific ways to increase platelet counts, other than platelet transfusions. But such âtransfusions are done only when the platelet counts are very low (less than 20,000 platelets /cmm). â
Once a person recovers from dengue, with time, the bone marrow expands , and increases the âproduction of platelets, in required amounts. But in some cases, the counts will still be lower, due to âanti-platelet antibodies, which may destroy the newly produced platelets. â
Over time, as complete recovery occurs, your platelet count will normalize. âSpecific treatment of the underlying condition, that is causing the platelet destruction or reduced production might be the best way to help in resolution of the underlying condition.
You may consult with your treating doctor for proper treatment and advice.
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