Meet your ITP healthcare team

There’s no reason to struggle with ITP alone! These are the medical professionals who can help you manage the condition.

  • Primary care provider (PCP): This medical professional can help coordinate your overall medical care and refer you to specialists.
  • Hematologist: This doctor specializes in conditions relating to the blood. Some hematologists are also oncologists, specializing in cancers of the blood.
  • Social worker/therapist: This healthcare professional can help you work on coping strategies for the stress and emotional challenges that may accompany ITP.
  • Nurse: This licensed healthcare professional provides and coordinates patient care.
  • Nurse practitioner/physician assistant: This specially trained healthcare professional will often work closely with your doctor to create your treatment plan.
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ITP basics
What is ITP?
ITP causes & risk factors
ITP symptoms
ITP diagnosis
Meet your ITP healthcare team
ITP: Questions to ask your doctor

 

ITP features
Take control of ITP and live the life you love!
ITP: Q&A
Understanding ITP
ITP symptoms and early detection
Platelet counts: know your numbers
Be prepared for an emergency with ITP

 

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