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Posted by diane
on June 19, 2000 at 21:40:35:
In Reply to: Re: TTP posted by Christine Von raesfeld on June 07, 2000 at 16:38:55:
: Hello Diane,
: I was diagnosed with TTP in 1990 and have since had 2 other recurrences with the most recent being currently. I have been advised by my doctors never to take asprin products as they may thhin my blood. I don't know if this is any help to you but I thought I would let you know. Please feel free to contact me if you would like to share your experiences with the disease. I am in the process of starting a support group for it.
I think why my doctor has me taking a baby asprin
a day is to keep from clots forming. He keeps saying
it may sound silly for what was wrong, but take it.
I have pretty much made it through allergie season
with just taking tylenol. I am afraid to try anything
else, as this happend last year, the beginnig of June
, allergey time. I had all the symptons, except a coma
I made it through with plasma phr.... , two days of
treatment, 44pints of plasma and 4 pints of blood.
I was lucky my local doctors contacted the Duluth
doctors and shipped me out. Our hospital is not
equiped to handle this kind of deaseas.sp) How many years
went by before you had your second attack? The way
my doctor talks, the longer I go with my blood staying
in the ranges, the less change of it happening again.
I find myself looking over my body for black and blue
marks, all the time. As time goes on it should get