How much is the minimum required blood platelet in a human body?

it varies. Anything below 150K is considered low. However, people can live without spontaneous bleeding with platelet counts as low as around 10K. There are minimum counts that are needed for certain procedures and this depends on how invasive the procedure is. For instance, something like a joint injection is ok to do at lower levels of platelets than say, open abdominal surgery.
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What happens when the human body loses to much blood?

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What does platelets do in the blood?

They are responsible for blood clotting. This prevents too much blood loss and to some extent prevent the entry of pathogens into the body through the cut/wound.
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How do platelets function in the human body?

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How much time does it take for blood to circle the human body?

  The average time for blood to make one circuit through the major arteries and veins in the human body is about one minute.
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