|hiv pos and itp
Jul 22, 2012
recently after being diagnosed pos..I had an episode of itp..is this a long term situation I should worry about?
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
Could be. It is not uncommon to see ITP associated with HIV infection, with resultant low platelet counts. However, in many people who start HIV meds and get the virus under control, the platelet counts tend to normalize.
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