A 54-year-old female asked:
Mom's platelets were 804. they've been going up the last 4yrs. she's 78 in good health. why so high the #'s?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
High platelets: There are many causes for high platelets counts. Some are reactive but it could also be a problem with the bone marrow where the platelets are made. People without spleens may have higher platelet counts too. This is something that should be evaluated by her physician.
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Last updated Jun 10, 2017
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