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Is a chronically high platelet count dangerous?

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Dr. George T Tsai answered

Specializes in General Surgery

Possibly: Essential thrombocytosis (high platelet count) is associated with increase risk of excessive clotting. The problem is worse if you become dehydrated. I had a patient who actually had a stroke attributed to essential thrombocytosis at age 41. Check in with your doctor soon.

Answered 12/12/2020

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