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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
ITP: Thrombocytopenia or low platelet level can be caused by so many things such as drugs, platelet consumption by clots, infections, vitamin deficiency, ... Read More

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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Symptom: Most of the time itp patients are asymptomatic and the only abnormality they have is the low platelet level on their blood counts. They can have bru ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
27 years experience Hematology
ITP: When I am evaluating a patient with itp, the underlying illnesses i consider (in no particular order) are viral infections (especially hiv, hep b, and ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Bruising, bleeding: People with itp may be at an increased risk of bruising or bleeding, depending on the platelet count and other factors, such as medications. If needed ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Both itp and ttp are diseases in which blood platelet counts fall however, itp typically leads to an increased risk for bleeding but ttp results in bl ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Low platelets: In itp, there are low numbers of blood cells called platelets which results in an increased risk of bleeding. In children, viral infections are often ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Hematologist: Itp (idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura) is usually treated by a hematologist.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Treat the cause: With itp (idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura) the body's own antibodies attack its platelets, causing bleeding. There is no apparent cause (that's wh ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not enough info: That is really a question for your hematologist. Much more information is needed before this question can be answered.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zoey Goore
23 years experience Pediatrics
Black mold & ITP: No one knows why itp occurs. There is no study that suggests it is caused by black mold.

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