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Joint Bleeds

Joint Bleeds

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.

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You can research it on Google. It’s a factor 8 Deficiency, if you have internal bleeding or heavy periods you can take medications to add factor 8, or sometimes people react well to stimate. Swelling… read more

Pregnancy, Labor And Delivery With Von Willebrands

Pregnancy, Labor And Delivery With Von Willebrands

HI I am a 31 year old female with Von Willebrands. I was told I would die during labor and delievery, but notice you have 2 children. Did you have any complications during pregnqacy and childbirth?

A MyHemophiliaTeam Member

Also as long as you know that you have Von Willebrands and are able to get proper treatment before and after delivery there is no reason why you shouldn't have a perfect pregnancy. Actually your body… read more

I Am Interested In Finding Out If Anyone With VW Type 2b Ever Developed Low Platelet Counts Over Time?

I Am Interested In Finding Out If Anyone With VW Type 2b Ever Developed Low Platelet Counts Over Time?

Over approximately the past 10 years, my dad, who has von Willebrand's disease type 2b, has had platelet counts at about 25-35,000. The normal low for platelet counts is about 150,000. This is dangerous because the hematologists are afraid to do any procedures (knee surgery) because of this. The only medication that he can take so far is Humate-P and they are afraid to give him that since the platelets will raise but not at the same rate or safe rate as the vW factor.

He has had bone marrow… read more