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31 Jul 2008

I.T.P.
I have a cronic condition for years now. In short its called I.T.P. It just sort of means that I have low blood platelets. I also get bruises very easy. I' ve always been given Cortisone if my platelets gets to low. I just wanted to know if there is any specific foods I can eat or something herbal I can drink that can also get my platelets higher?
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Des
No there isn’t anything you can do to get platelets higher – this is an autoimmune disease ( your body makes antibodies against yourself – the cortisone suppresses this action)
See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Idiopathic_thrombocytopenic_purpura
Dr Bets
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