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what causes a high platelet count?

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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
High platelet count: There are many causes for a high platelet count. Many times it is reactive--in response to another medical issue like an infection or having no spleen but there are many other causes. It can also be a problem with the bone marrow function. The cause should be evaluated by a physician.
Answered on Oct 23, 2017
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