About- Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) also called immune thrombocytopenic purpura or immune thrombocytopenia is a blood clotting disorder due to low levels of platelets, or thrombocytes, in the blood.
- Bleeding from the gums
- Blood in the stool
- Blood in the urine
- Easy or excessive bruising
- Heavy menstruation
- Pinpoint-sized reddish-purple spots often on the lower legs
- Prolonged bleeding from cuts or during surgery
- Superficial bleeding into the skin
It usually occurs due to an immune system problem.
- H. pylori infection