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What Are Your Feelings Towards Circumcision?
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My son is a moderate factor viii deficient hemophiliac. He was born in March and it was discovered before his scheduled circumcision and after it was discovered, they were not willing to proceed. Where we're from, circumcision is very common (our pediatrician says 80%+) but doctors with experience with hemophilia is few and far between. I was hoping to get some input from someone living with hemophilia and how you feel about this issue. We are able to travel to a facility more capable of… read more

posted November 15, 2016
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any procedure is pretty much okay as long as you were adequately provided Factor

posted February 7, 2017
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Just treat adequately, the decision is a personal one.

posted January 28, 2017
A MyHemophiliaTeam Member

check with Dr. Linda Shaffer at Dell Children's Hospital in Austin TX. My twin grandsons, mild hemophilia A at 10% level, were circumcised with no issues.

posted February 2, 2017
A MyHemophiliaTeam Member

I had my sons done at 6 months. I was never taught the proper way to clean it. I didn't realize how much you have to pull back. They did a surgical circ he required 12 stitches. was put underfoot the procedure. He had complications of bleeding. Had to be re admitted and flown to a children's hospital. Fell free to contact me.

posted December 26, 2016

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