I have von Willebrands disease. I really don’t know much about it. I was told its a relatively minor case but that’sall i know. I don’t know what to expect with this disease and have a lot of body pain and headaches. I’m not sure if any of this is from vwd or if it’smy other conditions.
Hi, I have VWD, I have had red and purple dots for at least 15 yrs. Only on my abdomen and a few on chest. There are tons of them. Some very very tiny, a few look like cherry animolas spell?? A few raised. Most flat and never itch. Never go away completely. Sometimes they seem much worse or more prevalent than other times. Like if i take ibuprofen, which I was told not to but can't help it sometimes. My hematalogist always said its from the VWD.… read more
My son hasn’t been tested for Factor V Leiden or any other clotting disorder... well he has been...but it was after a blood transfusion.
When he was 2 months the hospital struggled to get his PICC line in.. (kept clotting)
Today he is 10 months and needed to have blood work done.. but they couldn’t get a lot because he kept clotting..
I guess my question is... is this a sign that he would most likely have a clotting disorder?
I’ve been having pins and needles and itching on my face and head from taking norco and methadone to manage my pain. Doesn’t anyone have a way to cope with it or any other information. I’ve tried other pain killers and can’t tolerate them as well as I do the opiates. I also smoke pot at night to deal with neuropathy and anxiety etc.
My current situation is that I am 28 years old and am about to start medical school in a state outside my own (I am a Minnesota resident and will be going to Virginia for school). Since I am over 26, I can not enroll under my parents and I also will not be working and the school does not provide insurance. This leaves me with finding private healthcare coverage. Has anyone else dealt with a situation similar to this? I am afraid of… read more
I have been told that taking omega oil supplements could be very dangerous as I have Vonwillebrands. Has anyone else heard or been told this?
I bruise extremely easy with my May-Hegglin. Many times I have no clue what even caused the bruise. I like to wear skirts, dresses and shorts, but lately I dread wearing them because of my bruises and the reaction I get from others. I know I shouldn't care, but I don't want people to think I am abused either.
I can't seem to get enough sleep anymore. Somedays my joints hurt so bad I can hardly move and I am experiencing a terrible burning sensation around different joints when I move them. The most recent one is next to certain areas along my spine. My VWD is mild but this all worries me since it is happening more frequently.
I am scheduled for diagnostic mammogram. I have factor VIII levels in the low 40% and tend to bruise easily. Worried about the mammogram causing significant bruising so am wondering about the experiences of others.