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What happens if you have high platelet count?

Having a high platelet count may result to thrombosis, meaning, blood clot formation in the blood vessels. This is quite dangerous since there may be a chance that this blood (MORE)
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What is considered a High Platelet count?

A normal platelet count in a healthy individual is between 150,000 and 450,000 per microliter. Ninety-five percent of healthy people will have platelet counts in this range.

What are the reasons for high platelet count?

Platelets are made in bone marrow, the tissue located inside of bones. Abnormally high platelet production may occur independently, for reasons that are not known (primary th (MORE)

Is a 500 platelet count high?

A normal platelet count is between 150,000 - 400,000 platelets per microliter (mcL). Some labs represent this number as 150-400. Depending upon how they represent their find (MORE)
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What does a high platelets count indicate?

Thrombocytosis is associated witha high platelet count. This is often a cause of an existing condition, such as cancer, anemia, rheumatoid arthritis, or tuberculosis.