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does platlet count decrease in pregnancy

I am in 37th week of pregnancy.my platlet count is 1.6 lacs and doc is saying it should be more than 2.5 lacs .ihave hb c9.8. pls let me know
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Please go with your Dr's interpretation of a test result like this.  What is he or she recommending?  
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No, platelet counts do not go down in pregnancy. I have essential thrombocythemia, my platelets are high. They are currently 1.875 million which is 6 times the high end of normal. I would discuss your platelet count with your OB and follow up with a specialist if necessary. However, don't be scared. Even with my outrageous counts my baby is doing excellent! Good luck!  
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