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Clubbed index and middle fingers. Chest xray 10 months ago. 26/f. No smoking. Should I be worried? IBS, ITP and hashimotos. Could these cause clubbing
Autoimmune disease: Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (itp) is an autoimmune disease. In this potentially life-threatening disorder self antibodies directed against platelets result in low levels of platelets in the blood. Platelets are necessary for effective blood clotting. People with itp can die from loss of blood after trauma of from a brain hemorrhage. Death is not a psychosomatic disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi. I have a sister, she's 15 years old. She has a the disease itp. Is there a way to cure her? What kind of testing is necessary for her?
Disease called itp dr keeps me on these IV treatments. Of dexamethasone, zofram, benadryl.2 tylenol (acetaminophen) and 5000 units of winrho. Is this tolong to be on?
If a mother is pregnant and gets itp while pregnant, does the baby contract this disease at the same time?
Passive transfer can: Unfortunately, the maternal antibodies are usually of the IgG class and can cross the placenta, more commonly in very late pregnancy. If this does occur it is of short duration, since the child makes no platelet antibodies. It is not severe for most, if it does occur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had bloodwork done and my platelet count was 201, monocytes 6.8%, eosinophils 3.7% basophils 0.2%. fhx of immune disorders ITP and others. Advice?
Platelet count: 160k/may 110k/august 92k/september 93k/november. Rest of blood report normal. No bleeding disorder in family. No other symptoms. Itp?
I have ITP and now Graves disease, Endo wants me to undergo Radioactive Iodine treatment, how will this affect my ITP?
Unusual combo: This is an unusual combination of autoimmune diseases. There is little in the literature for guidance, but a few case reports indicate that the ITP may get better with treatment of the Graves with methimazole. Although I cannot think of any way that RAI should affect your ITP, RAI can sometimes activate the immune system and worsen Graves eye disease. ...Read more
ITP being an auto-immune disease, would a diet with less vitamin A, C and B6, proteins and probiotics to reduce the immune response be useful?
No: ITP is an autoimmune disease in which platelets are destroyed and maybe even inhibited in production. Depending on the platelet count and clinical findings treatment can range from observation follow-up to multiple drug regimens. Dietary changes other than a well balanced and nutritional diet do not help. ...Read more
Can be, but rare: Most people w/ treated itp can expect to live a normal life span. Platelets help the blood clot, so a person w/ extremely low platelets (due to immune system attack in itp) can have fatal bleeding esp in the brain. However, this happens <1% of the time. Your doctor will monitor your platelets, and there are many treatments for itp such as Prednisone that can help maintain a good platelet count. ...Read more
Most patients are able to recover platelet counts and have a mortality rate similar to the general population. For more details see this link.
http://bloodjournal. Hematologylibrary. Org/content/97/9/2549.long. ...Read more
It's very rare, but: Does happen. If ones platelet count fall to low enough, spontaneous bleeding can occur. Head bleeds, for example, can be both spontaneous and life-threatening. That being said, the plts that a person with itp does have tend to be more thrombofenic because they are "younger". This helps to mitigate the consequences of low PLT count. Your dr. Can give you additional info. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Response rate 20-30%: Recent review in blood in may 2012 looked at several articles and found a 5-year response rate in adults to be around 26%. Meaning these patients had a sustained elevation of their platelet count for 5 years. Initially the response rate is close to 60%. It is given weekly for 4 weeks. So in summary, it works well. Hope this helps. ...Read more
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