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I Had Itp 2 Years Ago And Want To Donate Blood Can I Do It Now
Yes: Since this is an idiopathic problem, and all the workup was negative, and if current status is normal, then you could be a candidate for blood donation. However, at the blood draw centers, they may have regulation as to how long after being in remission that you can donate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I want to help others but have ITP (not on meds). Monthly plt count is usually 100 -120 unless sick (drops). Would I ever be able to donate blood? Thx
My son is 6 years old he has ITP. After looking at his blood work his LYM is almost always low and his GRA is almost always high. MCV low.
Imcomplete question: When you use this site, you must provide enough background information for site docs to review.You must also submit a concise question that reflects the info submitted. Your data is vague and no question is asked.This is not a chat room, so any question must be complete,We do not have access to any previous question or data you use to sign up. ...Read more
Itp for 9 yrs .Run 10km 5 days a week 40 minutes of each run is anaerobic. Now ill dedfined faint band IgM kappa found on last blood test is that ok ?
Yes: If you mean elevation of serum protein with a small "monoclonal" elevation of kappa igm, this likely is monoclonal gammopathy of uncertain significance (mgus). Most cases never become clinically significant, but follow-up is needed to make sure it doesn't develop into multiple myeloma. ...Read more
Not sure that I....: Understand your question, as it seems a bit circuitous. You say that you have been diagnosed with itp, which is characterized by a low PLT count. But then you ask if the "dip causes the lower count". Of course, that answer is yes, and is the reason for the itp diagnosis in the first place. If i'm misunderstanding your question, please clarify so that we can be more helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a blood issue ITP but have been noticing that my freckles on my arms have been falling off then bleeding and leaving red marks.
Am i less likely to have a heart attack? I have autoimmune itp and i was wondering since my blood has a hard time clotting if i'm less likely.
ITP is prothrombotic: Autoimmune itp is a pro-thrombotic disorder; the chance of abnormal clots is always there. Abnormal blood clots usually tend to happen either in the veins or in the arteries. Watch for deep veins thrombosis first; but you are not protected from a coronary event by your itp ; low platelet count. ...Read more
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