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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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Symptoms of a high platelet count include headache, bleeding, feeling weak, and numbness in the hands or feet, states Healthgrades. Blood-clotting symptoms, including nausea, seizures, dizziness, difficulty breathing and... More »

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Doctors treat an elevated platelet count, called thrombocytosis, by targeting its root cause. Thrombocytosis can result from a blood or bone marrow disease, which can overproduce and elevate the amount of platelets in th... More »

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An elevated platelet count generally means one of two things: reactive thrombocytosis or essential thrombocythemia. Reactive thrombocytosis means that an underlying condition has elevated the platelets, while essential t... More »

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Doctors treat an elevated platelet count, called thrombocytosis, by targeting its root cause. Thrombocytosis can result from a blood or bone marrow disease, which can overproduce and elevate the amount of platelets in th... More »

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An increased platelet count, or thrombocythemia, can cause blood clots that travel to the brain, feet and hands, according to Healthline. The symptoms include numbness in the fingers and toes, dizziness, headache, heart ... More »

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