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Does itp (immune thrombocytopenic purpura) weaken the immune system?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: No

Itp does not supress immune system. Itp is treated commonly with immunesupressive agents such as corticosteroids, rituxan- and thse treatment would supresse immune system.

In brief: No

Itp does not supress immune system. Itp is treated commonly with immunesupressive agents such as corticosteroids, rituxan- and thse treatment would supresse immune system.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: No

Itp itself does not weaken the immune system. However, treatments for itp do.

In brief: No

Itp itself does not weaken the immune system. However, treatments for itp do.
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