Thrombocytopenia is any disorder in which there is an abnormally low amount of platelets. Platelets are parts of the blood that help blood to clot.This condition is sometimes associated with abnormal bleeding.The symptoms include
Bleeding in the mouth and gums
Rash (pinpoint red spots called petechiae)
HOW IS THROMBOCYTOPENIA DIAGNOSED?
The easiest way to determine this disease would be through a blood test to check the count of your blood platelets.
HOW IS THROMBOCYTOPENIA TREATED?
The treatment of Thrombocytopenia includes drugs to suppress the immune system, blood transfusion, surgical removal of the spleen and steroids.
DID YOU KNOW?
Each platelet lives about 10 days in a healthy body.