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Is hemophilia a terminal disease

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
24 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
NO: The HIV epidemic affected many hemophiliacs but those that survived through that time and those diagnosed after the HIV epidemic was fully realized ha ... Read More

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Bleeding disorder: Classical hemophilia, also called hemophilia a, is a bleeding disorder due to deficiency of clotting factor viii and affects boys almost exclusively. ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
See doctor: It is not a do-it-yourself issue.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna-Kaisa Niemi
15 years experience in Clinical Genetics
X-linked vs. others: Hemophilia and color blindness are inherited through x-chromosome. This means that females (who have two x chromosomes, which makes them females) are ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience in Cardiology
Genetics: You have possibly carrier gene . Double recessive gene will express that is disease hemophelia .It was common in the royal family due to in breeding ... Read More
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Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Many viral induced: If a disease is not congenital then it is secondary to a chemical or infectious process. Latter is seen from MMTV virus causing breast Cancer, Prosta ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Engel
19 years experience in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Different but....: Related. Vwf is a glycoprotein important for primary hemostasis. It cross links collagen at a site of injury with gpib on platelets. Deficiency leads ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Yes: Like everything else involving body art, it's at your own risk. Your physician might be your best guide here. If you take a factor before other proced ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience in Aesthetic Medicine
Yes: Yes but there is a risk of excess bleeding.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
25 years experience in Dermatology
No: No, he cannot. The gene for hemophilia is on the x chromosome. Since a man has only one x chromosome, if he had the gene, it would express itself. Tha ... Read More
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