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Does inbreeding in families cause hemophilia to develop

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Golder Wilson
Specializes in Clinical Genetics
Not usually: Despite emphasis on hemophilia and royal families, rasputin's influence depended on common relatives among english/russian royalty. The well-known he ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: Both common forms of hemophilia are single-gene, X-linked recessives; transmitted by Mom -- Dad's sons will be unaffected, daughters carriers. Inbreed ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Queen Victoria: She was a new mutation, on the evidence. One of her X-chromosomes when transmitted to her male descendants resulted in their getting the disease. It w ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
27 years experience Hematology
Hemophilia groups: The hemophilia websites i find most valuable (and accurate) belong to the national hemophilia foundation and world federation of hemophilia.
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Dr. Susumu Inoue
53 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Hemophilia foundatio: Your best bet would be to call your local hemophilia foundation, or hemophilia treatment center. You can google it, obtain the telephone number and lo ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Perhaps: Hemophilia a & b are x-linked recessive while c is usually autosomal recessive. So, it's possible that the mother was a carrier. However, about 1/3 ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Nino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Hemophilia: A mutation on the x chromosome that affects the blood clotting factors viii or ix.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
It dosent: The bleeding is not the cause of this condition but the sign of the disorder. The person with hemophilia lacks some of the factors responsible ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
It's not that simple: This isn't sickle cell anemia. A huge variety of different genetic mutations cause hemophilia A. The most common troublesome one is an inversion in in ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Gene on X-chromosome: Hemophilia a is a hereditary bleeding disorder where there is a deficiency in clotting factor viii (factor viii is needed for blood clotting). It is i ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Genetic defect: Hemophilia is a bleeding disorder due to abnormal gene for clotting factor viii (hemophilia a) or ix (hemophilia b) that is on the x-chromosome and me ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amanda Xi
Dr. Amanda Xi answered
5 years experience General Practice
Gene for Factor VIII: Hemophilia a is a hereditary bleeding disorder where there is a deficiency in clotting factor viii (factor viii is needed for blood clotting). It is i ... Read More

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