ITP (Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura) is an autoimmune disease that attacks blood platelets. It causes bruising and bleeding.
Some foods may raise your platelet counts when they’re too low. Learn what causes a low platelet count and how to increase it naturally.
If you have thrombocytopenia, or low platelet count, your ability to form clots and stop bleeding may be impaired. Learn how to stay healthy.
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is a rare disorder that affects blood clotting. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of TTP.
Low platelets may be caused by bone marrow failure, immune system destruction, medications, or other factors.
ITP is diagnosed when platelets are low, and no other reason for low platelets can be found.
Gain an understanding of what a platelet or thrombocyte is, including its function in the body and what your platelet count means on a blood test.
Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) is an autoimmune bleeding disorder with low platelet counts. Learn about the symptoms and signs.
Pancytopenia involves reduced levels of all blood cells. Learn about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment options for this condition.
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