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Can you get bleeding with essential thrombocytosis? what are the other symptoms?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 23 years experience
Yes: You can bleed with et especially if your platelet level is very high above 1 million. Et can cause thrombosis/clotting as well as bleeding. Thus, you need to make sure that your platelet is well controlled.

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