I feel for you, those are nasty looking..Sadly that is what ITP looks like. ITP is confusing and frustrating. The good news is kids are acute cases often, and even if they become chronic cases they normally adjust well, or get themselves to a "safe" number. IVIG often leaves kids miserable, headaches are very common. What was his count after the treatment?
The Platelet Disorder Support Association does not provide medical advice or endorse any medication, vitamins or herbs. The information contained herein is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice and is provided for educational purposes only. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare provider before starting any new treatment, discontinuing an existing treatment and to discuss any questions you may have regarding your unique medical condition.
Platelet Disorder Support Association 8751 Brecksville Road, Suite 150, Cleveland, Ohio 44141 Phone: 1-87-PLATELET | 877-528-3538 (toll free) | or 440-746-9003 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org