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what does a high white blood cell count and high platelet count mean?

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Dr. David Jin
Dr. David Jin answered
Hematology and Oncology 21 years experience
Hematology workup: The elevation of these 2 parameters of the CBC (complete blood count) may reflect infection or inflammation. However, depending on the chronicity and extent of rise, it may also be associated with bone marrow problems such as myeloproliferative diseases. I suggest a hematology consultation and workup to sort out the underlying cause(s).

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