Understanding Hemophilia -- Prevention

Medically Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar, MD on March 21, 2024
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At this time, there is no way to prevent hemophilia in someone who inherits a defective gene and thus produces too little clotting factor. If hemophilia runs in your family, you can be tested to see whether you carry the defective gene and receive counseling about your chance for having children with hemophilia.