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... Second visit, two weeks later, platelet count is up to 150. ... (10 replies)
... when their counts are very low. I think I remember reading that headache can be a symptom as well. I never had any symptoms except at times large, dark bruises and petechiae. Oddly, the bruises didn't closely correspond to my counts. I've had bruising in the 30s, but none at 4, for example. ... (14 replies)
... I'm a 44 year old male. About a year and a half ago I went to the doctor. I had developed sleep apnea, terrible muscle cramps and stiffness, swollen legs , face and hands, dizzy spells, hair loss, extreme fatigue, dropping things all the time. My doctor suspected hypothyroid and referred me to an Oncologist. ... (10 replies)

... I just had a bone marrow biopsy and am awaiting the results...when they did it my platelet count was 26 but no mention of taking any medication. When you have ITP do you watch yourself and if you start bruising go to the hemo for some medication? ... (5 replies)
... i'm not on any meds for itp. my last blood test gave me a count of 130. with a platelet count of 26 the doctor may put you on prednisone. my biggest fear wasn't the low count but the size of my platelets. i9 had too many giant platelets. ... (5 replies)
... a low platelet count means your platelet count is below 145,000. normal counts should be 145,000 up to 450,000. ... (5 replies)
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... I am 30 years old. I all of a sudden for the last 3 weeks have been getting these mystery bruises on my arms and legs. I went to my doctor about a week ago for some other medical issues and brought the bruises to his attention. ... (14 replies)
... which means I have antibodies to my platelets, and every once in a while, my body attacks my platelets, leaving me with a very low platelet count. They treat me with prednisone to get my counts up. ... (10 replies)
... ut 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... ... (67 replies)
... which autoantibodies cause the spleen to destroy platelets faster than the bone marrow can produce them. A transfusion will just increase the antibody activity and will not increase the platelet count for longer than a few hours. ... (14 replies)
... My husband has been sick now for about a year. When we went to the doctor last september he was admitted immediately because his platelet count was only at 10,000. He has gone up and down as high as 120,000 and today back down to 20,000. ... (10 replies)
... My now 18 year old daughter was diagnosed 6 years ago and is now in remission! ... (10 replies)
... So its been months and we are still dealing with the low platelets. ... (9 replies)
... Well results from the doc.... the did another CBC my platelet count is now up to 30. Continue taking Prednisone 80mg a day. Come back in a week for another CBC. He did diagnose me with Chronic ITP. ... (14 replies)
... t you. Those side effects of prednisone and splenectomy sound awful, and I would do the same thing you are. ... (67 replies)
... About a week and a half ago routine lab work for my Rhemetoid Arthritis showed that my platelet count was down to 8,000 and I was sent to a blood specialist that afternoon. He said that I have ITP. I was put on 60mg of Prednisone. ... (1 replies)
... My 68 year old mother has a very low platelet count... it was recently down to 6...they put her on prednisone and it jumped to 21. She went back for tests last week and it was back down to 13... ... (9 replies)
... it. The doctor told me splenectomy is my only alternative. As far as lowering dose, 20mg keeps my platelets in the 60 range, when they took me off prednisone, my platelet count dropped to 26 in less than 2 weeks. Maybe there is a slightly lower dosage that will keep my platelets in a safe range and not cause such bad side effects. ... (8 replies)
... oxan and Vincristene treatments,they didn't work for me,been on the Prednisone and ewww I hated it but that didn't work for me either,I still have low platelet's and I don't have any major bleeds but I do have some teeth infected that need pulled but my ct's never get up high enough for that.. ... (67 replies)

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