There are many treatment options for ITP. Though your physician can choose a treatment plan depending upon the clinical manifestation of your disease. Keeping in all you treatment requirements in mind, your physician can come up with the following treatment options:
There are certain medicines that can slow down platelet destruction thus preventing uncontrolled bleeding. Steroids are particularly important in this regard but should only be used as recommended by your doctor.
Immune Globulin Treatment
Gamma immunoglobulins are another effective treatment option for IPT. These immunoglobulins are capable of inhibiting platelet destruction which is responsible for IPT.
As already discussed, IPT can occur due to IPT. In this case, infection treatment comes as an effective treatment approach against IPT.
Among people who have a severely lower platelet count, platelet transfusion can help to get control uncontrolled bleeding.
This surgical treatment is effective in case of severe ITP. The spleen is the site where platelets destroying proteins are synthesized. So, in the case of severe ITP splenectomy (spleen removal) is an effective way to treat ITP.
If you experience problems of excessive bleeding and excessive bruising, then consult a medical professional as soon as possible.