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... 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)
... bone marrow biopsy and as expected he said I should go on Hydrea or Agrylin. We dont need a hematologist to tell us this. It's frustrating. Read too that hydrea causes leukemia and it's used to treat skin cancer, ovary cancer and others. ... (198 replies)
... What are the causes of high platelet counts? ... (32 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... on't worry to much, a good doctor will work with you to help you manage your symptoms, and the underlying causes. By the way, I was diagnosed with PV, and the high platelets go along with the high hematocrit. I control that with a phlebotomy every 8 to 12 weeks. ... (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)
... Anyone know what causes this? ... (1 replies)
... els for thryroid I still have most of the symtoms. I have also had migraines for 20 years and I have read that there is a connection between the two. Which one causes which? ... (14 replies)
... alomst a year now. No numbness, just throbbing pain in neck, shoulders, and arms, and hands, and I only feel it when I sneeze. Strange, isn't it. Wonder what causes your numbness. Are you taking the hydrea? ... (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)
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)
... 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)
... n" says its only slightly elevated. when i asked if she could have dr. call me she said she could give me an appointment in 7 days. so, i still don't know what causes this elevation...SO ANNEROB, have you received any answers to your situation. ... (3 replies)
... Luekemia has been ruled out. What other causes could there be? ... (3 replies)

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