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... Somehow visiting the hematologist at times is a waste of time cos we know what the answer or advice will be. ... (198 replies)
... What are the causes of high platelet counts? ... (32 replies)
... doc sent me to a hem. I then had a bone marrow biopsy to rule out cancer and other causes. You mentioned you moved to Colorado. I also moved to CO one year ago. High altitude raises platelets levels, so that maybe a reason it is higher than before. I think you should see a hemotologist and get tested. ... (32 replies)

... What are the causes of high platelet counts? ... (32 replies)
... About a month ago I went to the doctor for a routine physical examination. My platelet count was 730. I went back 2 weeks later to have it retested and my platelet count rose to 755. This is the first time a doctor has ever mentioned my platelets being high but honestly, I haven't had a CBC in about 4 years. ... (1 replies)
... Hi Naimi, I have a disease called collagenous colitis, it is a microscopic colitis that causes really bad diarrhea, flu like symptoms. I also am afflicted with some kind of arthritis or fibromyalgia which causes horrible back pain. ... (198 replies)
... I have a disorder that causes chronic low platelets. I'd be happy to have a steady count as high as 56. That's high enough for them to be completely functional and not to need any treatment. ... (3 replies)
... Even though I have a blood disease that causes low platelets and am generally able to understand most health conditions, I think blood is a very complicated subject. ... (7 replies)
... A platelet count of 498 isnt alarmingly high though it is important to have it monitored to make sure it does not continue increasing. ... (6 replies)
... They are checking your spleen for swelling. An oversized spleen has some relation to the affects of PV. ... (198 replies)
... Hi Junebug, My platelets are 704. U mentioned Hydroxyurea, but from what I have read on it, it causes leukemia if on it for over 5 years. Once your platelets came down, did they take you off it? ... (198 replies)
... oxin. My dose has never changed since I was first diagnosed. Also, I have never been seen by a specialist for this condition only my Family doctor. Regardless of the Eltroxin and being told that my yearly blood results show normal levels for thryroid I still have most of the symtoms. ... (14 replies)
... The doctor did not inform me of any side effects. I researched it on my own. It covers everything from weight gain, hair loss, nausea, weakness, and more. ... (198 replies)
... I used to donate platelets and thought the mroe, the merrier. Was not concerned when the blood donor people told me my count was too high, until I started researching. ... (7 replies)
High platelets
Mar 18, 2007
... There is no clear indication what causes this condition. My heamo traced all my blood tests and noticed that the icreased platelet count started from when i was 16. He asked if anything in particular happened that year . ... (3 replies)
... themia last August and again last December. I was sent to an oncologist by my rheumatologist who ordered a CBC on me. It came back with white and red blood cell count high along with high platelet count. The first time I saw the oncologist my blood count was still high. ... (2 replies)
Mar 29, 2006
... Hi! Platelets are the tiniest parts of blood, and in a CBC they are a part of the red blood cell count. Someone once described them to me like being tiny blood 'flakes'. ... (13 replies)
... or scarier causes such as tumours. ... (0 replies)
... thus the name "essential". He is on Agrylin 1 mg twice a day. Platelet count was up to a million but with Agrilyn it is kept down to just over 400,000 pretty consistantly. Not only is the count important, but the size of the platelets. ... (36 replies)
... A couple months ago I had blood work done. I thought my thyroid was acting up again, because of the exhaustion. ... (3 replies)

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