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What are questions I can ask my doctor about hemophilia?

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If you or your child is diagnosed with hemophilia, here are questions you can ask your doctor:

  • How often should I visit the doctor?
  • How long is too long to bleed from a small cut?
  • What are serious symptoms? How are they treated?
  • Are there medicines I should or shouldn't use?
  • How do I keep a child safe?
  • What can I expect as the child ages?
  • How do I connect with other families that have kids with this condition?
  • What are the chances my other children will have hemophilia?

From: Hemophilia A WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

KidsHealth: "Hemophilia."

Medscape: "Hemophilia A."

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: "Hemophilia."

National Hemophilia Foundation: " "Hemophilia A," "Hemophilia A (Factor VIII Deficiency)."

Medscape: "Acquired Hemophilia." National Hemophilia Foundation: "Comprehensive Medical Care: HTCs." Mayo Clinic: "Hemophilia."

UpToDate: "Hemophilia A and B: Routine management including prophylaxis."

National Institutes of Health: "Hemophilia A."

The Haemophilia Society: "Extended half-life (EHL) factor VIII."

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on December 13, 2018

SOURCES:

KidsHealth: "Hemophilia."

Medscape: "Hemophilia A."

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: "Hemophilia."

National Hemophilia Foundation: " "Hemophilia A," "Hemophilia A (Factor VIII Deficiency)."

Medscape: "Acquired Hemophilia." National Hemophilia Foundation: "Comprehensive Medical Care: HTCs." Mayo Clinic: "Hemophilia."

UpToDate: "Hemophilia A and B: Routine management including prophylaxis."

National Institutes of Health: "Hemophilia A."

The Haemophilia Society: "Extended half-life (EHL) factor VIII."

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on December 13, 2018

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