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... 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)
... What are the causes of high platelet counts? ... (32 replies)

... A couple months ago I had blood work done. I thought my thyroid was acting up again, because of the exhaustion. ... (3 replies)
... I agree that there are many temporary causes of high platelets and that the lab tests are not absolute. ... (7 replies)
... If your counts are still elevated, see a hem. There are many "temporary" causes of high platelets, though. ... (7 replies)
Mar 30, 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)
... 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)
... I have high blood platelet counts too. I went in for a physical and was told they were 544,000. I went to a hematologist today which was scary. He was in a cancer center afterall. ... (13 replies)
... My ITP was diagnosed in 1990. They overtreated me then, thinking I had to have a normal platelet count. They treated me with IVIG and high doses of Pred. I would go into remission, and then fall again. Probably 3 times a year. So, in 1995, I had a splenectomy. ... (5 replies)

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