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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for hemophilia?

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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Hematology and Oncology 30 years experience
Factor replacement: Hemophilia is a bleeding disorder where low clotting factor levels cause patients to bleed with trauma or spontaneously. Treatment includes injectable replacement of clotting factors and also blood transfusions, plasma, ddavp, (desmopressin) supportive therapy.

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How do people get treatment for hemophilia?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Subspecialist: These are difficult, lifelong diseases that will involve care by subspecialist hematologists focused on their treatment, and much education and being proactive by the patient and family. The rx is factor replacement and care of complications. If it is hemophilia b, see if you can get into a gene therapy study.

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