My son was diagnosed at age 6 with a qualitative platelet disorder. His platelets are missing the mechanism that causes them to stack. I recently decided his medical records and noticed that when they were doing his blood work for the diagnosis his fibrinogen level was too low also but they never told me that. Could this mean that he is also a factor 1 hemophiliac... or am I over reacting?
I have von Willebrand’s Disease type 2b. Since I had a partial hysterectomy my platelets have been extremely low (as low as 23000). I need a second opinion on why my platelets will not increase. Can anyone recommend a very very good hematology in NYC.
I have what appears to be blood vessels that break spontaneously in my fingers and feet. It burns for a while and then a black and blue mark appears. is this common in people with Von Willobrands Disorder?
My six-year-old daughter has severe hemophilia A, which we all know is extremely rare. So I’m looking to connect with women who are in the same position. As my daughter gets older, she’s starting to ask more questions about her condition and I would love to be a bit more prepared to answer her questions, and share experience from those with first hand experience managing hemophilia as a woman.
Looking for help with copay and supplement insurance similar to Aflac or etc.? Anyone have any suggestions out there? Thanks
Since 1996 I have only had my blood timed to see how long it takes to stop bleeding. Should'nt the doctors have done other tests to find out about factors and other things?
Would cauterization be the procedure to get the baby's tongue in milking condition?
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???