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Petechiae question
Jan 16, 2008
... Petechiae can often indicate low platelets. If it continues or if more show up or if you see bruises, head to the dr. If no bruises show up or no more petechiae, you're probably ok. ... (1 replies)
... and no other symptoms. My daughter has not been seriously sick in a long time and only had the sniffles for a few days in mid December. ... (4 replies)
... neck always seems off and swollen. I feel more and more out of it mentally. Very difficult to concentrate at work. Feeling more and more depressed. ... (0 replies)

... To update the petechiae story... ... (4 replies)
Petechiae
Aug 27, 2005
... old son has had "outbreaks" of petechiae since he was two. The first few times we had no idea where they came from. They were all over his face, neck, and chest. ... (2 replies)
... ur kind words. I'm sorry you've been down this road, too...I'm glad to hear you're doing well now. I'm just thankful that she did have ITP instead of some of the more serious illnesses that could have been causing her symptoms. ... (16 replies)
... I get petechiae often, have seen it in the hospital and still have no answer. Bleeding gums, nose, heavy clotting and bleeding during meses you all get the pic. ... (0 replies)
... re a 3. They also did a CT scan to rule out brain bleed. Thankfully that was clear. I was transported by ambulance to another facility over an hour a way who was more equipped to treat me. ... (14 replies)
... ddly, the bruises didn't closely correspond to my counts. I've had bruising in the 30s, but none at 4, for example. Would you say that fatigue and headache are more recent symptoms for you? ... (14 replies)
... ot. I asked if there was any treatment for it and he said not at this point. Then all these spots come up all over my body months later. I googled and noticed petechiae and mentioned that to my doctor who quickly said "OH NO..it is not that". ... (14 replies)
... erstand how frightened you are. I've been there, too. But I've read tons on the subject since my diagnosis and now understand that counts above 30K are usually no cause for alarm. I personally refuse to treat a count above 10K. ... (11 replies)
... the blood count will be essentially normal except for the platelet count. The disease is autoimmune, caused by antibodies which gobble up healthy platelets for no darned good reason that anyone has figured out. ... (6 replies)
... Yes, the "dots", known as petechiae, are caused by low platelets. Petechiae are tiny hemorrhages that leak from the capillaries just under the skin. ... (6 replies)
... Hello, I have had ITP for many years now but have never had the classic petechiae. I would highly recommend you seeing a hematoligist to be sure that this is what the diagnosis is. It does sound like it and there are treatments for it...unfortunately this is a blood platelet disorder that is most-likely uncurable but there are treatments ie: prednisone,Rituxan, etc (67 replies)
... So why would anyone seriously research OTC vit C, at a cost of mere pennies per day with no medical profit to be gained? ... (67 replies)
... resumably from all the toxins in our environment. See... the thing is... Even if I could identify the reason my immune system has turned on me, there's probably no way to reverse it. Even if I started to live "clean" now... organic unprocessed food, purified water, etc... ... (67 replies)
... Midwest, hi again. May I ask what your white blood counts and red blood counts were on these same dates? If they were normal, GOOD! Search Thrombocytopenia on Wkped-ia, if you haven't already found it. Scroll a little below halfway down to the description of ITP. Says under 50,000 you should be tested regularly. I assume you are seeing a hematologist? If all your... (67 replies)
... Over the past 4 months or so, I've had periodic swaths of petechiae across my chest, abdomen, thighs. I've even noticed them on the soft tissue in my mouth at times. ... (67 replies)
Low platelets
Apr 7, 2008
... it keeps your platelets from sticking, and it gives you more accurate CBCs. It tastes good too and it's got vitamin C which is supposed to be good for those of us with Autoimmune probs. ... (27 replies)
... st positive that is what i have on my left foot. The dots start out red and pin sized then they kind of turn brownish and they kind of cluster. I've been getting more dots lately on my left foot and i'm really really worried. ... (3 replies)


Associated Tags: anemia, idiopathic, immune, itp, low platelet count, prednisone, pt ptt, purpura, thrombocytopenia

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