Reactive thrombocytosis

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What is reactive thrombocytosis?

Reactive thrombocytosis is an abnormal increase in the number of platelets. It may be caused by surgery, an infection, or trauma, among other causes. Typically the thrombocyte count returns to normal following resolution of the other condition. It is rarely associated with blood clots.

Common symptoms reported by people with reactive thrombocytosis

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with reactive thrombocytosis

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Aspirin Low Dose)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
reactive thrombocytosis (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Excedrin Migraine)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1) reactive thrombocytosis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Adderall)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Abilify)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Spinal Chiropractic Therapy)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Flexeril)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with reactive thrombocytosis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with reactive thrombocytosis

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Aspirin Low Dose)
Perceived effectiveness
for reactive thrombocytosis (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
reactive thrombocytosis (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Excedrin Migraine)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
fatigue (1) reactive thrombocytosis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Adderall)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (2 evaluations)
Side effects
sinus tachycardia
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Abilify)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
sleeplessness
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Spinal Chiropractic Therapy)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
muscle and joint pain
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Flexeril)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with reactive thrombocytosis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has reactive thrombocytosis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 2
40s 1
50s 3
60s 0
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 1
Female 7

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 3
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from reactive thrombocytosis patients who have completed their condition history
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