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High Platelets ?
Jul 13, 2006
... the aspirin is what many hem's would prescribe for that count if you have no symptoms, but usually they send you for a number of tests to eliminate other causes of high platelets. ... (8 replies)
... Hi Liz, I have polycythemia. I have high red, white, and pletelets. ... (49 replies)
... I, too posted a while back about high platelets, but didn't receive any responses. Just didn't want you to feel the frustration I felt by getting no responses! I am headed to the hemotologist on Wednesday to get some answers. The platelets have gone up from 590 to 690 in the last 3 months. ... (49 replies)

... I have been for my appointment and been discharged with no diagnosis just like before but they have said they do not know why these things happen. Its like yourself really in that we perhaps will not ever know and its normal for us. ... (95 replies)
... Hi Nikki, and thanks for your reply. I do know that it is not an infection or pregnancy as I've had the high levels for at least the last six years. That would be a long time for an infection to last. ... (32 replies)
... I tried to answer before, but I am new to this and not sure it if went through. I was diagnosed with ET a few years ago. I am 37 yrs. old now. My platelets were around 600.. my 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. ... (32 replies)
... Hi: There are plenty of people here with ET or Thrombocytosis, have you tried reading those threads? Since you have insurance for emergencies, why couldn't you go to check this out, since I think this would qualify as a "type" of emergency. Have you had any infections lately, or blood clots, you mentioned an elevated white count? Elevated platelet counts can be caused... (6 replies)
... absolutely no money for doctors, my health insurance only covers emergencies. ... (6 replies)
High platlets
Nov 23, 2006
... I agree with you on the bone marrow test, it is just a tool to confirm a possible diagnosis you already have been alerted about. ... (4 replies)
... my doctor didn't know anything about it either.......and not to worry, my count is 1.4 million and i have zero symptoms and have zero treatment ........ ... (28 replies)
... Like must of us I too learned of my high platlet count via a "random" blood test. I was having blood pressure vision problems that led me to the doc. ... (7 replies)
... changes take place while they are becomming more damaged.this is what happened to me son.he had actually been going into liver failure even before he was born.we just had no clue at all til one day while at school,he just started vomiting up blood.quite the eye opener there. ... (5 replies)
... had been tired since December and didn't contribute any of it to ET. Then I was put on hydroxyurea by my internist due to headache and high blood pressure and rising platelets. ... (36 replies)
... Interms of numbers of platelets, usually no treatment is recommended unless you are having symptoms of blood clots or the other side of the coin, increased bleeding or bruising. ... (8 replies)
... darkness on one side of the jagged area, and flashing jagged lines. The first episode I remember of this was more than 12 years ago, long before I found that my platelets were elevated. Just last week I had an episode of the jagged lines in my vision and I felt a bit strange for a few minutes... ... (198 replies)
... vertigo type feeling sometimes. But no swelling. My Doctor at Mt. Sinai is going to speak with her other colleagues because she is not sure whether or not she wants to put me on hydroxurea. ... (36 replies)
... in my CBC came back normal except my platelets, which are at 1 million. I have no idea how long it's been that high, but it seems to be stable for now and I have no symptoms, other than I notice I small bruises more easily now, but I think it's just because I'm looking for it more and therefore notice it more. ... (6 replies)
... Until just recently, the "I" stood for "idiopathic", but now they know the cause is autoimmune and is no longer idiopathic. ... (9 replies)
Low platelet count
Feb 24, 2010
... I began to get all sorts of weird symptoms just over 4yrs ago. ... (48 replies)
... arm was twice it's normal size and felt like a truck on top of it. At 6 o'clock I was in emergency surgery and now have a scar about a foot long down my. I have no feeling over the bicep and when it gets cold it hurts and sometimes it goes numb. ... (95 replies)


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