I Have Itp

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 16 People

    A Day (or 11, Yesterday + 10) In My Life. Sharing Something About Myself.

    Let me start by saying "I'm NOT looking for pity or sympathy."  I am sharing something about myself that most of my Friends don't know about.  If I can inform anyone that has similar symptoms but doesn't know what to do then all the better. I have Idiopathic (also Immune...
    roughNready roughNready
    51-55, F
    Feb 10, 2012

    I was diagnosed with ITP last summer.

    I was hospitalized with a platelet count of just 2,000. They tried everything, but just couldn't get my platelets up. I was on corticoid steroids for several months, and gained about 50 pounds. My splenectomy worked for about 1 month. Now I am using the N-plate injection once a...
    goaliegirl51 goaliegirl51
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 31, 2015

    I Had ITP - Cured and In Remission Without Surgery

    Around 6th grade I remember waking up with bruises all over and red dots (petechial rash) on my body. I wasn't involved with school sports or anything, so we grew concerned. A hematologist tested my platelets, which at the time, were dangerously low. I was put on IVIG, Gamma...
    stealth878 stealth878
    22-25, M
    Jul 2, 2012

    In April I was diagnosed with itp.

    this is where your Platelet levels in your blood are low for whatever reason. whatever. is there anyone else here with ITP?
    itsthelittlethings itsthelittlethings
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 2, 2013

    My Sons Itp Was A Shock To My Family!

    He was diagnosed last week due to spots on his feet and throwing up blood ..They pumped his stomach and after reviewing his platlets were extremely low he was given 2 bag of platlets ,tThey were 1,000 and after the platlets were given they went up to 40,000.He was transfered to...
    SUT324 SUT324
    1 Response May 24, 2012

    I Have ITP

    I have recently been diagnosed of ITP. I have never heard of this until it happened to me. Started off with a couple bruises that would pop up normally around the time I have my menstrual cycle. I showed my husband the bruises and he noticed a huge one right behind the back of my...
    Tinay79 Tinay79
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 10, 2013

    Two months ago I got a diagnosis of itp.

    Since Xmas time hadn't been feeling my normal self but put it down to the fact that Xmas is quite a pressurised season.in may I woke up with 2 large bruises and a rash all over my body.Got an emergency appt with my local drs and got a phone call from the out of hours dr at 10pm...
    Kirsty07 Kirsty07
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 21, 2014
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