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... doesn't mean you can't live a normal life. I know many ITPers who live at 30K. Alot depends on the size of the platelets you do have. Some people at 20K have no bruising because they have Big platelets! This may be the case for you. Have you had much bruising? ... (8 replies)
... I had some blood drawn at a lab last monday (the 6th).. there weren't any problems, infact the girl that did the stick was quite good. However I bruised a LOT. It's changed from it's ugly purple color to a brownish/purple color, so it is healing - it's just going on 9 days, which seems like quite a while. I also notice a bruise on my hand - right in the middle on the... (5 replies)
... are you bruising anywhere else or is just your legs? ... (7 replies)

Bruising Problem
Dec 2, 2002
... I am new to this sort of stuff, but I have a question about my girlfriend. She has frequent bruising around her legs and knees for no reason. I have done a little bit of reading, but I have come up with no answers. ... (7 replies)
... old female who is a symptomatic carrier of haemophilia. I suffer from severe bruising and have to take DDAVP occassionally and prior to surgeries. ... (2 replies)
... Hello! I'm just wondering if any of you have any ideas about this. In the middle of August, I began (almost instantly) suffering severe chest pains. After about 2 weeks, they become more intermittent until now, thankfully, they are almost always gone. But about a month and a half ago, I started to have leg pain that ranged from annoying to keeping me up at night. In my... (1 replies)
Knee bruising
Jan 24, 2008
... I just did a bit of house painting in which I spent just a little time on my knees. My knees are now 2 big bruises and kind of numb feeling. I also have problems at times with small cuts taking a longer time than usual to heal. Could these things be related? ... (1 replies)
... Thanks guys for all the info. I have had a bad bout of problems with my back (infection of the spine and sacs of fluids that needed draining), that when I was sent for an MRI, labs and then to my surgeon all w/in 3 days...don't you know I forgot to ask about the bruises. I did have a full set of labs with a CBC but like you mentioned, it probably didn't count the platlets. ... (8 replies)
... Hey my father had a problem with coumadin to the point he was bleeding out was told its a hard medication to regulate. He was finally changed to something else but keep on your DR and ask about other options and just watch yourself for cuts and bruising Jenny (61 replies)
... The cool thing about donating blood is that, if you're a worrier like me, you don't have to be. Someone with HIV could outright lie and say they were normal, and it wouldn't really matter, because the Red Cross or whoever's taking the donation will scrupulously check the blood before sending it to a hospital for transplantation. They screen it for HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, STD's,... (4 replies)
... Hi, My father and sisters have Von Willebrand's. I was tested twice when I was a kid, and they said I was inconclusive. I think that means I tested normally, but they can't say for sure that I don't have it. Well, I'm 18 now. I had just a little bit of blood drawn the other day, but when the nurse went to pull away the gauze I was pressing on the spot, the blood started... (3 replies)
... ITP. We found out that he had VWD due to the fact that he was still bruising and experiencing nose bleeds after the ITP resolved.. ... (2 replies)
... Have you ever had any problems with your gallbladder or liver? ... (5 replies)
... t feel you have to show bruising to prove your counts are low to your doctor!! He has his head in the sand, and needs to get you to a specialist pronto. ... (67 replies)
... riods failed to correct me I ended up having a spleenectomy in 1996 which then corrected my platelets and they bloomed up to 200,000's .. I didnt really have any problems with my low platelets except the pen like red dots and bruising, I knew i was in danger from bleeding so i was watched closely... ... (5 replies)
Blood Clot?
Nov 8, 2006
... Both of these are meds to clot blood before and after surgery. Another possibility is do you have family members who've had problems with blood clots? ... (10 replies)
2 year old - ITP
Jun 3, 2003
... for many months which has caused me many problems now later in life. ... (10 replies)
... ith chronic I.T.P when he was 3 and he is now nearly 8. So far, we haven't had any more problems. The platelet count has been normal and he has had very little bruising and nose bleeds. ... (4 replies)
... re off, they showed me the films. I saw a maze of literally thousands of little vessels that don't exist in a normal person. They asked me if I ever had pain, or bruising or and of the other signs of DVT or venous insufficiency. I hadn't experienced any of these, I was completely asymptomatic. ... (29 replies)
... I know this is why I occasionally get easy bruising and minor bleeding, and I think occasionally its dropped further, when I get these purple bumps on my skin. ... (1 replies)


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