Have my platelets increased with steroid treatment?
Back to the Marsden tomorrow after 2 weeks of being diagnosed with ITP to see if 60mg steroids per day have brought my platelets up from 35. Fingers crossed.
Good luck keep positive don't let ITP rule your life 👍
I'm on a high! Great news. 35 to 105. Whoop woop. In 4 weeks reduce from 60mg to 40mg. Retest in 6 weeks. I'm so happy!
That's great news.
That's perfect advice 👍
Wish you all the best, hope you respond to treatment. 🍀
Hope all goes well for you xx
But now Shingles!
Went to the GP this week for another blood test and my platelets have now gone up from 105 to 160! Fantastic. Now in range (150-400). Will be reducing steroids next week and back on 18th October. With any luck will be signed off to go on my holiday to Costa Rica on 21st!
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