It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Blood and Blood Vessel Message Board

Raised platelets?

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 04-20-2012, 09:09 AM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: UK
Posts: 45
rayon HB User
Raised platelets?

See abovbe message. Thank you.

Last edited by rayon; 04-25-2012 at 09:32 AM.

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 05-12-2012, 10:51 AM   #2
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Nashua
Posts: 5
rick0049 HB User
Cool Re: Raised platelets?

Hi Rayon:

Uh...........what msg?I have elevated platelets and was quite interested in reading your posting,but couldn't find it.I was exposed to Agent Orange during my 1 year in Viet-Nam(1970/1971) and I was wondering about your situation.I'm trying to make a case for a VA claim and I need all the information I can get.I have Essential Thrombocytosis(also called Thrombocythemia) and I was told by an hematologist/oncologist that the condition/disease is extremely rare,YET I've read several blogs by and about Viet Vets getting/having this same condition(as well as extremely LOW platelet readings).Hoping to hear from you and thanks and GOD bless.....


The following user gives a hug of support to rick0049:
rayon (05-19-2012)
Old 05-19-2012, 04:38 AM   #3
Junior Member
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: UK
Posts: 45
rayon HB User
Re: Raised platelets?

Thanks for your reply. I'm not a Vietnam veteran. I hope you are successful in your quest.

The following user gives a hug of support to rayon:
rick0049 (05-20-2012)
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Persistent high white count, raised platelets, clotting out??? kmarshy Blood and Blood Vessel 95 04-22-2010 01:44 PM
Low platelets count and giant platelets mady3471 Blood and Blood Vessel 5 09-14-2007 06:54 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:11 PM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
© 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!