Doctor insights on:
Over The Counter Treatment For Von Willebrand
Do you know any person with von willebrand disease and factor five disorder both? I have both and I am told i can have no treatments?
Uncommon problem: Factor v deficiency is really rare, but vw disease is very common, but sometimes overdiagnosed. There are known cases of combined factor v and viii deficiency (i have had 1 patient with this). There is no treatment that would reverse this, but in case of bleeding or anticipated blood loss, we do offer treatment that works very well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bleeding disorder: This is relatively common hereditary bleeding disorder,the bleeding episodes can be corrected transiently by infusion of fresh or fresh-frozen plasma or cryoprecipitate. ...Read more
Several options: The medicines for stopping or preventing bleeding for patients with von willebrand's disease include DDAVP (desmopressin injection, and stymate nasal spray), Amicar (epsilon aminocaproic acid), tranexamic acid, and von willebrand's factor/factor viii concentrates). Which one one should choose depends on the severity of disease and severity of bleeding. It should be decided by a specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What happens if my girlfriend has von willebrand disease and I don't what's the chances of our children getting it?
50% in most cases: an overwhelming majority of von Willebrand Disease (VWD) is dominant, meaning that if you carry one gene, you have VWD. Supposing that your girl friend has one VWD on one chromosone, and the other is normal, the chance of her passing that VWD gene to your offspring would be 50%. Most patients with VWD have type 1 disease which is fully compatible with normal life span. ...Read more
Can you tell me if my girlfriend has von willebrand disease and i don't what's the chances of our children getting it?
Do you know of any person that has von willebrand disease and factor five disorder?My dr tells me I am unique. And i can't be treated for either one.
Unique, certainly: These are both fairly commonly inherited disorders. Factor v leiden occurs in about 1/100 people. Von willebrand is also about 1/100 or so. So it is conceivable that this could occur in the same person. There are probably a few like you around. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Von willebrand
- Strongest von willebrand
- Von willebrand diagnosis
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Types of von willebrand disease
- Is it normal to von willebrand?
- What is von willebrand?
- Enfermedad von willebrand
- Talk to a pharmacologist online for free