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Is Anyone Making Use Of Affordable Hand Held Infra Red Vein Viewer Devices To Assist With Seeing Your Viens.

Is Anyone Making Use Of Affordable Hand Held Infra Red Vein Viewer Devices To Assist With Seeing Your Viens.

I have used large costly mobile vein viewer devices in hospital.
I have found other more affordable hand held devices on the web.
Please share any experiences you may have had with your recommendations.
If possible also supply manufactures name and model number of the device.
Thanks

A MyHemophiliaTeam Member said:

Any feedback? My veins are mostly collapsed.

posted almost 4 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 almost 4 years ago

Elbow Pain - Older Haemophiliacs

Elbow Pain - Older Haemophiliacs

Are there any older guys with haemophilia that are experiencing chronic pain in both elbows. Right hand small finger has pins and needles feeling?

A MyHemophiliaTeam Member said:

Yes. I am 62 with severe Hemophilia A and am currently experiencing chronic pain in both elbows, both ankles and both knees. Had total joint replacement of a knee in 1978 (which also led to HIV and… read more

posted over 3 years ago

Is It Safe To Have A Spinal? Or Would I Be Better Off Having General Anesthesia

Is It Safe To Have A Spinal? Or Would I Be Better Off Having General Anesthesia

i need knee surgery, and maybe back surgery. I have a pace maker and can't have an MRI aslo, they want to inject dye into me back to see what is going on. I was told i could end up as a cripple if i bleed. Anyone know about this

A MyHemophiliaTeam Member said:

GENERAL anesthesia because with a spinal you'll wake up with a headache and pain you don't want that

posted over 3 years ago

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 said:

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

posted over 4 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