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Does Any One Have Factor Five Leiden And If So Does Your Body Respond To Pain Medication?

Does Any One Have Factor Five Leiden And If So Does Your Body Respond To Pain Medication?

A MyHemophiliaTeam Member said:

I have Factor V Lieben and on Percocet for pain. I also have nerve burns done every few months to my left leg where I’ve had 3 clot. I feel every single clot. I also had to have the IVC filter… read more

posted over 3 years ago

Does Anyone Else Have Non Itchy Red/purple Dots. Always There.

Does Anyone Else Have Non Itchy Red/purple Dots. Always There.

Hi, I have VWD, I have had red and purple dots for at least 15 yrs. Only on my abdomen and a few on chest. There are tons of them. Some very very tiny, a few look like cherry animolas spell?? A few raised. Most flat and never itch. Never go away completely. Sometimes they seem much worse or more prevalent than other times. Like if i take ibuprofen, which I was told not to but can't help it sometimes. My hematalogist always said its from the VWD. But that was 15 yrs ago. And i can't remember the… read more

A MyHemophiliaTeam Member said:

I used to get them on my feet and legs, from hanging my feet off the edge of the bed when they were swollen. I’m pretty sure it’s called petechiae.

https://www.google.com/search?q=petechiae+medic...

posted 6 months ago

Need Help Finding Others With The Same Very Rare Coag Profile

Need Help Finding Others With The Same Very Rare Coag Profile

Recently encountered a 6 year old kid that has the following coagulation profile...Severe F8 deficiency, very mild F9 deficiency and a low titer F8 inhibitor...does anyone else have the same profile???

A MyHemophiliaTeam Member said:

My son is 6mo old with f8 severe. I am 30 with f8 moderate, low vw but so far he has no inhibitor but i have no inhibitor perse but no tolerance to stimate as it was no longer effective.

posted about 4 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 5 months 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

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy

I do pilates 2-3 days a week. I also walk 3 days a week. I find this has helped keep the pain in my joints, and all around well-being more positive. My question is: Is this too much?

A MyHemophiliaTeam Member said:

If you enjoy it, you are not in pain and your levels are good I don't see why it would be too much. I think the stretching walking and strength training helps the joints and muscles

posted over 4 years ago

Does Anyone Else Have Side Effects From Amicar?

Does Anyone Else Have Side Effects From Amicar?

I have been on Amicar most of my life and dealt with the side effects, but they seem to be affecting me more lately. I've had nausea and vomiting, and i get really dizzy and ligt headed to the point of fainting. The worst though is along with that, I get super overheated. Does anyone else have these side effects? It's gotten so bad I have even considered trying to switch to Lysteda in hopes it won't have the same effects. Anyone have experiences with switching?

A MyHemophiliaTeam Member said:

I've had similar side effects (nausea, dizziness) with Amicar, which I've used after invasive dental procedures (extractions, other oral surgery). It can be quite a problem if one is also taking… read more

posted over 3 years ago

I Have Von Willebrand

I Have Von Willebrand

Does anyone have chronic pain I have it in neck back hips knees and ankles already have had 1 total knee and 1 total hip replacement

A MyHemophiliaTeam Member said:

I use a lot of pepperment oild and jajoba oild mixed for joint pain that helps

posted over 2 years ago

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.

A MyHemophiliaTeam Member said:

Do you have specific questions

posted 12 months 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 almost 4 years ago