Hello everyone, my 14 year old son was diagnosed with ITP when he was born, I had not one clue what they were talking about. I thought that he would get better with the medication that they were giving him. After I had him he was hospitalized for a month and a half. Since then he been on every medication that's known to bring up his count, but to no avail. He has been hospitalized every year with 1 or 2 transfusions per year. This has been very difficult for me because I'm his mom and still to this day can't really explain why or how he ended up with ITP. Other medical problems has been linked to ITP as far as, my son hearing loss, eye problems, and protein in his urine. I took him recently for a second opinion and it was all the same. This medical condition needs to be looked at more, because it's so many people living with this condition and all we want to know is will there be a cure
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