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What are the advantages and disadvantages of different treatments for hemophilia

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Many and varied.: Depending on which hemophilia (bleeding disorder) you deal with, treatments can vary. Fresh frozen plasma or FFP has factors 8 and 9 but needs plasma ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Replacement : Coagulation factors. Recombinant coagulation factor, viii or ix, depending if it is hemophilia a or b, is administered by injection.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karl Muench
60 years experience Clinical Genetics
Replacement: Replacement of the missing clotting factor to prevent episodic bleeding attacks.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Subspecialist: These are difficult, lifelong diseases that will involve care by subspecialist hematologists focused on their treatment, and much education and being ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Subspecialist care: The two common hemophilias are lack of factor viii (hemophilia a) and factor ix (hemophilia b) respectively. Of variable severity, these people are pr ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Bleeding, Lab tests: There are two major forms of hemophilia and both are associated with excessive bleeding in tissues on minor trauma, including bleeding into joint cavi ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Factor replacement: Hemophilia is a bleeding disorder where low clotting factor levels cause patients to bleed with trauma or spontaneously. Treatment includes injectable ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Yes, with proper precautions, preparation and monitoring. See both articles: http://www1.Wfh.Org/publication/files/pdf-1190.Pdf and http://www.Dental ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: A person with hemophilia can and should have routine preventive and comprehensive dental care. If surgical intervention is planned or a procedure whe ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maulik Shah
23 years experience Clinical Genetics
Factor replacement: There are many types of hemophilia. The treatment options vary by the type and severity. For many hemophilia types, the missing factor is replaced by ... Read More

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