Having a low platelet count doesn’t cause symptoms. However, the bleeding that a low platelet count can cause may have the following signs and symptoms:
Any kind of bleeding that's hard to stop could be a sign of ITP. This includes menstrual bleeding in women that’s heavier than usual.
Bleeding in the brain is rare, and the symptoms of bleeding in the brain may vary in severity.
A low number of platelets doesn't cause pain, fatigue (tiredness), problems concentrating, or any other symptoms.
The idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura can be divided into two different forms namely acute ITP and chronic ITP.read more
Women are twice likely to suffer from the condition than men and if a child has suffered recently from a viral illness they can also be at a risk.read more