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Do Any Of You With VWD Experience Petechiae And Fatigue?

Do Any Of You With VWD Experience Petechiae And Fatigue?

For the last couple of months, I've experienced periodic extreme fatigue and I get petechiae (small red dotted rash) on my legs and chest. Are these typical symptoms any of you have experienced with your Von Willebrand Disease? What do you do about it?

A MyHemophiliaTeam Member said:

VWD and get petechia on my arms and chest.

posted over 2 years ago

How Do I Discourage My 17 Yro. Severe Hemo. A Son, Not To Buy A Motorcycle?

How Do I Discourage My 17 Yro. Severe Hemo. A Son, Not To Buy A Motorcycle?

.Hi, My 17 yro. Severe A son, is determined to buy a motorcycle. He has written and explained a 3 page report to me and his dad the reasons why he should be allowed to get a motorcycle. To me, this just sounds like the craziest idea in the world.--No exceptions!---A no brainer. But trying to convince my son is a totally different argument
This would not happen right away, but probably within the next 6 to 8 mos
I am searching for help from the "older" more experienced people,-- who may… read more

A MyHemophiliaTeam Member said:

I just joined this sight and I saw your post from over 2 years ago. Having had motorcycles since I was 10 made me curious of your outcome. I am Severe A also. Hope all is well. Glenn

posted over 3 years ago

Intching, Pins And Needles On Face And Head

Intching, Pins And Needles On Face And Head

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.

A MyHemophiliaTeam Member said:

Certainly sounds very similar to my own, however, I have hemophilia factor VIII deficiency, severe...long winded way of saying that I have had problem which have resulted in my left knee being fused… read more

posted almost 2 years ago

When Surgery Is Needed , How Do You Get Oncologists/hematologists To Work With Surgeons To Arrange Surgery, Infusions, And Observation?

When Surgery Is Needed , How Do You Get Oncologists/hematologists To Work With Surgeons To Arrange Surgery, Infusions, And Observation?

I posted an in detail story about what’s happening, but in short. I need multiple surgeries and I am constantly being canceled by the oncologist for numerous reasons (not financial) for some ridiculous reasons such as dates, locations, etc. no referrals or rescheduling, no nothing, just cancels the surgery and surgeons eventually get annoyed and back out leaving me scavenging for other surgeons. Which most once they hear hemophilia refuse to do the surgery because apparently this is a common… read more

A MyHemophiliaTeam Member said:

I FINALLY got the time to contact my local HTC, after recovering from my last knee surgery. So far it looks like it’s in network with my insurance and all I need to do now is get my diagnosis info… read more

posted about 4 years ago

I Don'know If I Fit In. I Have Factor 5,8 And 10

I Don'know If I Fit In. I Have Factor 5,8 And 10

I only take coumadin, i am hearing different treatments from reading others comments. I don't know that i have a lot of questions. I will as i go on, i just want to fit in. I have a hemotologist at the U of M Minnesota. My Dr. Is suppose to specialize in these types of blood disorders. But he has said to me these 3 together are rare. I also have Stills disease which is an autoimmune disease. It is also rare. I was a nurse and a Social Worker very busy and needed. Now i am homebound and no one in… read more

A MyHemophiliaTeam Member said:

I also have three different disorders: 2, 5, and 13.

posted almost 2 years ago

Has Anyone Have Prolonged Menstrual Cycles Associated With Excessive Bleeding

Has Anyone Have Prolonged Menstrual Cycles Associated With Excessive Bleeding

Has anyone have prolonged menstrual cycles associated with excessive bleeding and been diagnosed with von willebrand disease

A MyHemophiliaTeam Member said:

I have von williebrands and ITP---(thrombocytopenia) had to have an operation called ablation. Blood. N platelett. Transfusions werent helping me. Had fibroids n polyps. Blood just kept pouring… read more

posted about 2 years ago

Have Any Women With Mild Hemophilia A (or "symptomatic Carrier") Had Issues With Bruising With Mammogram?

Have Any Women With Mild Hemophilia A (or "symptomatic Carrier") Had Issues With Bruising With Mammogram?

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.

A MyHemophiliaTeam Member said:

I’ve had a few and never had a problem

posted 3 months ago

Is There Anyone That Would Recommend A Supplement Insurance For Copay And Etc.?

Is There Anyone That Would Recommend A Supplement Insurance For Copay And Etc.?

Looking for help with copay and supplement insurance similar to Aflac or etc.? Anyone have any suggestions out there? Thanks

A MyHemophiliaTeam Member said:

I believe there is a hemophiliac organization in all states that can help with payments and other things

posted over 2 years ago

My Nose Bleed Lasted Hours, What Works Best? VWD

My Nose Bleed Lasted Hours, What Works Best? VWD

I regularly get them on my left side and have had it cauterized three times. I use a Tampon to help for a clot and stop it but this was a five tampon event in my nose over just two hrs. I also just let it run in the sink for awhile out of frustration! Should I use the DDAVP NOSE spray in this case??

A MyHemophiliaTeam Member said:

Is that over the counter ?

posted 3 months ago
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