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Tattoos (Definition)

Tattoos on your breasts, or elsewhere, will not have any effect on your pregnancy or on breastfeeding your new baby. It may not be a good idea to get a new tattoo during pregnancy or while breastfeeding, because of the small risk of infection from the small breaks in the skin that ...Read more


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Can somebody with hemophilia get a tattoo?

Yes: I'm a tattoo buff and have two of my own. Be sure it's what you want and wait a few years; then if your wishes haven't changed at all, check with your hematologist and your tattoo artist about just how to proceed. ...Read more

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What to do if I have hemophilia, and I want t tattoo of a square on my butt. Can I do this?

What to do if I have hemophilia, and I want t tattoo of a square on my butt. Can I do this?

Dont do it: Why risk the bleeding from puncturing the epidermis and dermis with repeated needle sticks.
THe potential for bleeding is there and this is an elective procedure that you may regret ...Read more

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Could people with von willebrand disease or hemophilia get tattoos?

Could people with von willebrand disease or hemophilia get tattoos?

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 procedures, this would perhaps be a good time. Start with something small. I like well-chosen body art and if this is something you've really wanted for some time, I hope you're able to get it. ...Read more

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Which one is more safe chemical synovectomy or radioactive synovectomy for patients suffering from hemophilia?

Which one is more safe chemical synovectomy or radioactive synovectomy for patients suffering from hemophilia?

Radioactive one: Radiosynovectomy is currently the preferred procedure when radioactive
materials are available.
However, chemical synovectomy is an effective alternative method if radioactive materials are not available. ...Read more

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Can rifampicin/rifaldin be used to do chemical synovectomy in a patient having hemophilia arthropathy? Is it a safe procedure?

Can rifampicin/rifaldin be used to do chemical synovectomy in a patient having hemophilia arthropathy? Is it a safe procedure?

Too many unknowns. : There are too many unknowns for this type of treatment to be seeking advice on this forum. Please seek the help of a physician asap. ...Read more

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My son has hemophilia, but hasn't had a major bleed in about 6 years and takes regular shots. Is it safe for him to play tackle football for his hs?

My son has hemophilia, but hasn't had a major bleed in about 6 years and takes regular shots. Is it safe for him to play tackle football for his hs?

No: I think you need to speak to your son'e hematologist. As you know hemophilia is graded as mild, moderate, and severe. I don't know the severity of your son's hemophilia. Even if he has mild hemophilia, it is still very risky to have him play tackle football. I have seen a 16 or 17 year old boy who developed severe muscle bleed after playing football first time in his life. ...Read more

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How do you get hemophilia?

Hemophilia: Hemophilia is a genetic disease linked to a defective gene on the x chromosome. Chromosomes come in pairs -- women have two x chromosomes while men have one x and one y chromosome. ...Read more

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How common is hemophilia?

How common is hemophilia?

1:10,000 males: Hemophillia an in about 1:10, 000 males and hemophilia b in about 1:20, 000 males. It is less common in females. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of hemophilia?

Depends on severity: Hemophilia can be very mild (though this is rare) and you may not notice hardly any symptoms or just some increased bleeding after a cut, etc. Severe hemophilia usually results in easy bruising, bleeding into joints (hemarthrosis), bleeding for no reason (nosebleeds for instance) and possible life threatening bleeding events. ...Read more

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I want to know what's the hemophilia disease?

Bleeding disorder: Classical hemophilia, also called hemophilia a, is a bleeding disorder due to deficiency of clotting factor viii and affects boys almost exclusively. About 1 in 5000 boys are born with it. There are other types of hemophilia too. See this site for more info.
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/hemophilia/. ...Read more

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Tell me what happens in testing for hemophilia?

Tell me what happens in testing for hemophilia?

Blood testing: A blood sample is tested for deficiency of clotting factors. The two common types of hemophilia are due to deficiency of factor viii and ix, former is more common. ...Read more

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Is hemophilia happening more or less frequently?

Is hemophilia happening more or less frequently?

No, it remains SAME: Hemophilia a and b, most common types of hemophilia are hereditary conditions. The gene is usually passed on from a mother who is a carrier of the gene to her son. Although women and girls could suffer from hemohpilia, it is very rare. Hemophilia is thus usually a disese only present in males. A spontaneous mutation of a normal gene to hemophilia gene ocasionally occurs. ...Read more

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Is the testing different for different types of hemophilia?

Not really: A comprehensive hemophilia testing will detect the different deficiencies. ...Read more

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Which is the % of occurrence of hemophilia in the population?

1 in 5000 boys: There is more than one type of hemophilia and it almost always affects boys. About 1 in 5000 boys are born with the disease.
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/hemophilia/. ...Read more

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Are there any particular foods someone with hemophilia should eat?

No : It is a disorder of clotting, with no gastrointestinal-associated problems. A normal healthful diet is fine. ...Read more

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What is the frequency of hemophilia and what is the fatality rate?

1:5000 boys are: Born with hemophilia. With proper treatment a person can have a normal life span. See this site for more info.
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/hemophilia/data.html. ...Read more

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Are there differences between how von willebrands syndrome and hemophilia are passed on?

Yes: Hemophilia a (factor 8 deficiency) & b (factor 9 deficiency) are x-linked recessive. Hemophilia c (factor 11 deficiency) is autosomal and usually (but not always) recessive. Von willebrands disease (VWD) type 1 is autosomal dominant. Vwd type 3 is autosomal recessive. Vwd type 2 (2a, 2b, 2m, 2n) is usually autosomal dominant but may be recessive sometimes. ...Read more

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