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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

NOWIQ And Octapharma

NOWIQ And Octapharma

got a packet from the non-profit chapter about this company and their product. was just wanting to see the reviews from people that i have connected to or a support group that i am in.

its derived from human based cells, from what i am gathering. just not sure on it as last i remember when they had tried something along that line the AIDS and Hep C outbreak occurred.

A MyHemophiliaTeam Member

All Factor products available in the United States are safe from Hep C and HIV. Nuwiq is manufactured from human cells, but is not from human blood plasma. Even plasma derived factor in US is heat… 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