A 31-year-old male asked:
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dx mild type1 von willebrand. no family history or symptoms prior to age30. get petechiae daily now. could it still be hereditary type 1 or more likely acquired vwd? most causes of acquired vwd are bad, so i'm concerned about doc's lack of concern.

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Dr. Christian Schultheis
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Likely congenital: Unlikely acquired at your age. Most common type is Type 1. Need the testing details. Nasal DDAVP helps decrease bruising. Talk with your hematologist. Hope this helps.
Answered on Nov 13, 2016
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