I have had itp for going on 4 years we have tried n-plate injections for 3 years but they stopped working the way they should they now want to remove my spleen. I do not agree with what the doctor wants to do. Has anyone refused?
I don't know about teens, but plenty of adults on this site have refused splenectomy, as well as a wide variety of other extreme treatments. Read everything you can on this website, so that you can demonstrate the strength of your convictions. Make sure you have a second opinion from a hematologist who specializes in ITP. Splenectomy is forever!
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