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Better Medicine states that high platelet production is categorized as either primary thrombocythemia, which occurs for reasons unknown, or secondary thrombocytosis, which is caused by another condition, such as infectio... More »

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Having too many platelets in the blood is a sign of either thrombocytosis or thrombocythemia. Thrombocytosis is a response to an infection or a disease in the bone marrow or blood, while thrombocythemia is more likely to... More »

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A high platelet level in the blood can be essential thrombocythemia or reactive thrombocytosis, according to Mayo Clinic. Essential thrombocythemia is caused by a bone marrow disorder. Reactive thrombocytosis can be caus... More »

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High platelets are classified as either primary thrombocythemia, which can be inherited but does not have another known cause, and secondary thrombocytosis, which can be a symptom of another condition such as anemia, blo... More »

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Having too many platelets in the blood is a sign of either thrombocytosis or thrombocythemia. Thrombocytosis is a response to an infection or a disease in the bone marrow or blood, while thrombocythemia is more likely to... More »

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It is possible to get blood clots in your feet from thrombocythemia or thrombocytosis, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. If blood clots form in the tiny blood vessels of the feet, it makes the f... More »

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Effects of a high blood platelet count, or thrombocytosis, can include stroke, heart attack and blood clots due to blood vessel blockage, according to the Cleveland Clinic. After thrombocytosis has been in an individual'... More »

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