My son was taken into hospital last Sunday with suspected meningitis. After tests etc. it came back he had ITP. His platelets were 3 and he was displaying bruises everywhere. After being in and out of children's ward on Monday and Tuesday, he was seen by a consultant on Wednesday who admitted him immediately and he underwent IV immunoglobulin. His platelets rose to 31 and at the moment, his bruises are fading and no new ones are appearing (except for a couple in his cheek). My question is how long roughly will this last? I mean, could his platelets continue to rise and stay that way? We've not been given much info and from what I can tell online, it's something he'll grow out of bring so young. I'd not heard of ITP until last Sunday and it feels like we haven't had time to digest anything before we've had to start on this journey of treatment. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
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