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Can depression lead to the disease itp?
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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
5 doctors agree
In brief: No
The cause of itp (idiopathic thrombocyopenic purpura) is not known but depression does not seem to be the culprit.

In brief: No
The cause of itp (idiopathic thrombocyopenic purpura) is not known but depression does not seem to be the culprit.
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
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2 doctors agree
In brief: No
Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura is not known to be caused by depression.
However, itp requires a thorough evaluation of potential factors that could or may have contributed, and these include medications, recent infection, and so on, so be sure to provide a full history.

In brief: No
Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura is not known to be caused by depression.
However, itp requires a thorough evaluation of potential factors that could or may have contributed, and these include medications, recent infection, and so on, so be sure to provide a full history.
Dr. Leena Varughese
Dr. Leena Varughese
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Dr. Scott Diede
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Most likely no...
Itp (immune-mediated thrombocytopenic purpura) is caused by auto-antibodies recognizing and destroying a patient's platelets.
It is thought to be triggered by viral infections. There are no data to suggest that depression can lead to itp.

In brief: Most likely no...
Itp (immune-mediated thrombocytopenic purpura) is caused by auto-antibodies recognizing and destroying a patient's platelets.
It is thought to be triggered by viral infections. There are no data to suggest that depression can lead to itp.
Dr. Scott Diede
Dr. Scott Diede
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