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Itp How Low Is A Dangerous Count
How much dosage of prednisone or prednisolone in case of low platelet count (itp), an adult person may take?
Is itp a form of cancer? Since they found out that I have low platelets in 07. I heaven on IV treatments.My platelets can be 168 an still taktreatment
No: Ttp is a disorder causing clot formation in microscopic blood vessels and resulting in low platelet counts altered mental status and renal failure . It responds to plasmapheresis. Cause is unknown. Some forms of cancer may be complicated by ttp and there is a genetic form too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son has itp. He has low iron and is taking sytron however plateletcount is good but haemoglobin is still 10 and he still gets red patches on legs.
Continue follow up: Continued hematologic follow up is necessary to address anemia. May or may not be related to itp. Blood loss would lead to iron deficiency. He may not be absorbing iron or dose may be too low. But other reasons could exist for persistent anemia. Therefore, pediatric hematologist intervention is appropriate. ...Read more
34 years f with hb 13.1 high RBC 5.9 low mch25.6 mchc32.8 high RDW 14.6 and high mono10.2 i have itp plat144, joint pain when i get from sleep ?
My daughter is 9 with a history of itp. What would cause high WBC 21.80, low lymphocytes 3, high absolute# segs 20.3 and high neutrophil % 93?
Can chronic low & giant platelets (80-125) w/o a cause be ITP in adult w. Henoch Schonlein? In/out of HSP remission, Plts same, WBC/RBC vary low-norml
Hsp: hsp doesn't cause any changes in platelet count. I am not sure what do you mean been in and out of remission. The chronic issues with hsp is the blood in the urine, butost of the time it is microscopic. Blood pressure need to be monitored. If you have other issues with platelet count, you probably need to see hematologist to help you sort it out ...Read more
Pregnant. Is forceps or vacuum delivery ok with ITP? ITP is dormant, not a problem in pregnancy. Moms platelets normal, can fetus platelets be low?
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
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
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