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Signs and Symptoms

Chronic ITP

Signs and Symptoms

Chronic ITP impacts your life in many ways, physically and emotionally. Everyone’s experience is different, so be sure to talk to your doctor about any abnormalities that you think may be related to the disease.


A low platelet count can cause the following symptoms:

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ITP without bleeding symptoms can be diagnosed by a routine blood count. Bleeding usually depends on the severity of an individual’s chronic ITP and can vary from person to person.


However, to make a final diagnosis of ITP, your doctor will have to rule out other diseases that can cause low platelet counts. This is called a diagnosis of exclusion.