Since it is so rare to being diagnosed with this desiese I wonder it it's what I really got. Last Friday I noticed little small red dots on my legs (petechia). Thought little to nothing about it cause growing up I was told I was just scratching my legs to hard. But then the following couple of days it didn't go away and more and more spots started appearing everywhere. on Sunday morning I hit my leg and in no time my leg swelled up to the size of a grapefruit just from early bumping into a chair. that's when my girlfriend got really concerned and took me to the local emergency hospital where they took blood tests and said everything came back positive and OK except for my platelets being at a count of 1. So the local Drs. Sent me to the trauma center in Abilene where I currently reside . They gave been giving me steroids along with the immune-gobbulin. After the first few treatments my count is only 100 platelets per microliter and is slowly rising. The picture is of the blood spots (petechia) I have. I'm still waiting for the actual diagnoses but with the support of this community I hope I can overcome this and get some much needed help and comfort
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