hi im 27 and have had itp for years. my life wasn't effected from this apart from bruising and feeling tired at times. I just get on with it. this year my count was 27 and was given treatment my symptoms was bad I was black and blue and feeling drained i had a infusion (refused steroids due to going on holiday ) this lifted my count to 300 slowly they started to fall and 4 weeks ago they was at 23 my doctor refused me another infusion and told me i had to go on steroids. i have another holiday booked for October so i was really not happy when he made me go on them. i take 75 mg a day and will have been on them nearly four weeks by the time i have my appointment next week. i don't no how much more i can take of these tablets. i feel worse than i ever have my ankles feel like there goin to snap some morning im so tired i keep having headaches, my moods are ridiculous (luckily i have a very supportive bf) i cry a lot ive piled the weight on and im jus not myself. moods swings go from one extreme to the other i can be a total bitch then the next day im a weird version of me (not my personality) being silly and over the top happy. i haven't been told how long i have to be on these tablets for and its really starting to get me down. should i come off them or will things get better as time goes on. anyone who has been through the steroid treatment must have some advice . thanks
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