Tag: ITP

Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura: Its Cause, Symptoms and Treatment

Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura: Its Cause, Symptoms and Treatment

Idiopathic thrombocytopenic is the condition of where the blood is not clotting like it should because the number of platelets the body has is greatly reduced. Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura is when the blood is not clotting like it should because it’s got a reduced number of platelets, which is also known as thrombocytes. Platelets work [...]

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Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is a bleeding disorder that occurs when the immune system attacks the body’s blood platelets. Low levels of platelets in the blood prevent the normal clotting of the blood. Causes and Risk Factors Platelets help to clot the blood by clumping together to form a plug that blocks small holes in [...]

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Vaccine Side Effects

Vaccine Side Effects

As with any medicine the MMR vaccine may cause serious problems including a severe allergic reaction. However the risk of the MMR vaccine side effect is very small and certainly those vaccine sideeffects still mean that the MMR vaccine is safer than any of the three diseases it protects against. Because the MMR vaccine protects [...]

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