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  • Zapnoodle has replied to a post on the message board

    Hi meaboutthis: First of all, trying to putting an expiration date on yourself regardless of your medical condition is focusing on the negative side of your condition and can prove to be counterproductive. Despite the fact that ongoing research has recently made significant advancements in the understanding of the underlying mechanisms that may possibly trigger this condition, no one knows the exact cause of our rare...

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    • Zapnoodle has replied to a post on the message board

      Hi Karen: So sorry to hear that you are going through this. I was dx with PV in August of 2010. My problems were centered around not being able to get control of my high blood pressure. A CBC turned up some suspicious readings that were later diagnosed as PV by a hematologist/oncologist. It sends me a clear message when I hear that your doc said that your numbers were up for 4 years . . . why not wait 3 more mon...

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      Diagnosed with Polycythemia Vera (PV) in August 2010. Presented with high hematacrit. JAK2 positive. Overabundance of red blood cells (RBC). Plebotomies and aspirin. Diet restrictions. Still learning. Open to discussion.

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