Pain and Hemophilia

Posted on May 10, 2018

Pain is one of the most commonly overlooked symptoms of hemophilia. Joint pain due to bleeds can be difficult to manage and often slips under hematologists' radar.

On MyHemophiliaTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with hemophilia and other bleeding disorders, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Pain is one of the top 10 topics most discussed.

Here are some conversations about pain:

Woke up this morning with a lot of pain in my left ankle. It feels like I've been hit with a sledgehammer.

Are there any older guys with hemophilia that are experiencing chronic pain in both elbows?

As if missing a semester of school because of a bone spur wasn't bad enough I'm dealing with a spontaneous bleed in knee today leaving me unable to walk.

Can you relate?

Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to MyHemophiliaTeam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.

Feel free to ask a question here.

A MyHemophiliaTeam Member said:

Yes, elbows are one of the joints that take a hit, along with ankles. With a prophy regiment, I rarely wake up with bleeding, more likely chronic pain… read more

posted 3 months ago


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