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... m new to this board. Last week I had my yearly exam at my PCP's office. They did blood work on me, which is not uncommon. The nurse called me and said that my platelets were elevated but the Physicians Assistant that I saw said that she was not worried about it at this time. What does that mean? ... (5 replies)
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)
High Platelets ?
Feb 27, 2007
... itive answer, even if someone is diagnosed with an mpd. I've spoken to people who are trying various things to try and reduce their platelets, but haven't heard of any successes so far. ... (8 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)
... Hello. I am 34 years old and was diagnosed with ET almost 4 years ago. I was unaware of high platelets and it occurred almost overnight! I was confused and sent in for a bone marrow test to rule out cancer. I was told I had ET and had to go on Agrylin. ... (36 replies)
... I agree that there are many temporary causes of high platelets and that the lab tests are not absolute. ... (7 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)
... 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)
Mar 19, 2006
... deterimines various possbile causes of high counts if it's a marrow issue. I pray your son finds his answers. ... (13 replies)
... High platelets can be many different things, so they need to test for all the possible causes. ... (4 replies)
... High platelets can be many different things, so they need to test for all the possible causes. ... (4 replies)
... I am trying to calm down, since a friend of mine, who is a doctor, told me that some people just naturally have a high white cell count. ... (5 replies)
... I just wanted to let you know that I am in the same boat here with a high white count and for a few years now. ... (5 replies)
... My mom has a blood disorder called Thrombocytosis. It causes the platelets to either be to high or to low. In any case if they go to high or to low this could cause cancer. There are certain medications that cause this to happen. ... (2 replies)
... I feel really relieved after going to the Mayo Clinic and talking with Dr. Tefferi. He is the leading hematologist doing a study of Thrombocytosis in young women. He currently has 9 patients with this disorder. ... (36 replies)
... They are checking your spleen for swelling. An oversized spleen has some relation to the affects of PV. ... (198 replies)
... s in your white or red blood counts, though, you should see a hematologist. A count below 10,000, with or without other blood component abnormalities, carries a high risk of hemorrhage and should be treated. ... (1 replies)
... My platelets have been in the upper 500,000 to 600,000 range for over a year now. Along with that my WBC has been anywhere from 13 to 19 in this time period. ... (1 replies)
... 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)
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. ... (3 replies)

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