What Causes a High Platelet Count?

Answer

Platelet count also known as thrombocyte count are what help the blood clot. There are a number of ways that can elevate the platelet count. Two less serious ways are living in high altitudes and strenuous exercise. A more serious reason is a blood
source: answers.ask.com
1 Additional Answer
Ask.com Answer for: high platelet counts
Platelets are the smallest cell-like structures in blood, and are important for blood clotting. High platelet counts might signal inflammation, infection, injury, anemia, cancer or genetic conditions.
A normal platelet count is in the range of 150,000-400,000 per microliter. The MPV (Mean platelet volume) test is part of the CBC (Complete Blood Count).
Q&A Related to "What Causes a High Platelet Count?"
alot of platelets.
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_causes_high_platele...
Living in high altitudes, strenuous exercise, and being post partum may
http://www.chacha.com/question/what-are-the-causes...
1. Order a CBC, or complete blood count, test. Platelets are almost always counted during these types of blood tests. They are most often ordered during annual visits with a physician
http://www.ehow.com/how_8565769_count-platelets.ht...
Explore this Topic
Conditions such as living at high altitudes, post partum and excessive exercise can cause a high platelet count. High platelet counts exceed 450,000 platelets ...
Platelets are components of the blood that help in blood clotting. High platelet count is caused by a number of reasons which include production of too many platelets ...
A high platelet count in infants usually points to primary thrombocytosis. Primary, or infant, thrombocytosis has two different types. It usually has to do with ...
About -  Privacy -  Your Cookie Choices  -  Careers -  About P.G. Wodehouse -  Articles -  Help -  Feedback © 2014 IAC Search & Media