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... 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)

... I agree that there are many temporary causes of high platelets and that the lab tests are not absolute. ... (7 replies)
Platelets/high
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)
... If your counts are still elevated, see a hem. There are many "temporary" causes of high platelets, though. ... (7 replies)
... A couple months ago I had blood work done. I thought my thyroid was acting up again, because of the exhaustion. ... (3 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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