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£30raised of £100 target by 1 supporter

    Weʼve raised £30 to Help find a cure for ITP.

    Funded on Monday, 30th October 2017

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    Nearly three years ago at the age of 16 I was diagnosed with ITP at the Royal Gwent Hospital in Newport, South Wales. With my platelet levels being 1. Normal range should be 150-400.

    ITP is a rare auto-immune blood condition that affects your blood platelets and the clotting of your blood.

    ITP is a life threatening condition that affects your blood platelets & it can happen to anyone at any age at any time. There is currently no cure for ITP. I have had 5 out of 6 of the treatments. I've had platelet transfusions, immunoglobulin transfusions, steroid treatments, hormone pill treatments & chemotherapy. Among all of that, there are several painful treatments to help diagnose ITP. Including a bone marrow biopsy. Which I have also had. With this condition affecting anyone from as young as birth, I feel it's important to help make people aware of this very rare condition.

    I am now two years in remission but it can come back at anytime, even from catching a simple thing like a common cold.

    Help me find a cure for myself and others affected by this condition.



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      Sep 24, 2017

      Good luck in gaining the funding that you need.


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    Chelsea Hanlon-Hughes

    Chelsea Hanlon-Hughes

    I'm Chelsea & suffer from ITP myself. Help me find a cure for myself and others.

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