A 39-year-old member asked:
How do integrative doctors treat henoch schonlein purpura?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
HSP: There is no specific treatment. Most cases go away on their own without treatment. If symptoms persist, your doctor may recommend therapy with corticosteroids such as prednisone.
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Allergy and Immunology 44 years experience
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Saint Louis, MO
A 16-year-old female asked:
How common is henoch schonlein purpura?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dermatology 28 years experience
Henoch Schoenlein: Not very common. In the us about 15 people in 100, 000 develop henoch schoenlein purpura, but it varies in different countries. In england it's 20 people in 100, 000. It primarily affects children between 2 and 13 years of age, but adults can be affected as well.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Henoch schonlein purpura symptoms?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Rheumatology 51 years experience
Vasculitis: Usually renal problem with blood inurine, elevated sed rate, abdominal pain, urologic type problems and red confluent rash (purpura is bleeding under the skin not a superficial rash).
5.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Mar 20, 2018
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