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Q. Went to vet and Drs. Said my dog has low platelets. I've been charged over $2k Cant afford much more. Can I give him Iron? Would that help?

A. No, iron will not help in this disorder. It will help if your dog would have low red blood cells ( anemia) There is nothing you can give over the counter to stimulate platelets production. Low platelets can be caused by chronic bleeding, DIC... Further investigation is needed to find what is wrong.

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ZANETA KRASON

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