Bruised gums are generally caused by things like brushing or flossing too hard, but they may be a sign of thrombocytopenia. Here’s what you need to know.
ITP does not seem to increase the risk of severe disease or developing COVID-19. Some consideration may need to be given to the treatment of ITP.
Petechiae treatment depends on the underlying cause of the bleeding and may include supportive therapies, prescription medication, and surgery.
Blood dyscrasias are disorders affecting blood cells, plasma proteins, and more. Learn about the types, symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment.
PLT is a blood test that measures blood platelets, also known as thrombocytes, blood cells essential for clotting.
Blood disorders are non-cancerous conditions of the red cells, white cells, platelets, or plasma. Common types are anemia, hemophilia, and clots.
Learn about Evans syndrome, including information about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment options, and more.
Mean platelet volume (MPV) is the average size of your platelets. It can help diagnose the cause of bleeding disorders and identifies some types of cancer.
Although bruising is often normal in active children, excessive bruising or bleeding can have many causes and should be evaluated by a pediatrician.
Severe congenital neutropenia is a very rare condition in which a very low neutrophil count increases the risk of serious bacterial infections.