Do blood clotting disorders run in the family?

Depends. Some blood clotting disorders are genetic (passed through your family); while others are acquired. The answer to your question depends on the specific type you're asking about. Wish I could be more helpful.

Related Questions

What number of types of blood clotting disorders are there?

Too many to list. The clotting disorder may result in poor clotting or excessive clotting. Both can be hereditary or acquired. Commonest lack of clotting disorder is induced by physicians prescribing so call blood thinners. Read more...

My dad was diagnosed with two types of facial neralgia and a few different blood clotting disorders. I don't have nething he has but cld I get it later?

No and maybe. As far as the neuralgia goes, it is unlikely you will "inherit" a tendency to get that specifically. Some diseases can have neuralgias (shingles, diabetes, etc), so be aware of any risks for them. Clotting disorders, however, are often inherited, and some may not manifest right away. If his clotting problems are not due to meds, then you should talk witha physician to fully assess your risk. Read more...

Will they let me in the army if I have a blood clotting disorder?

Military standards. "Current or history of coagulation defects (286) to include, but not limited to von Willebrand’s Disease (286.4), idiopathic thrombocytopenia (287) , or Henoch-Schönlein Purpura (287.0), is disqualifying." See: http://usmilitary.about.com/od/joiningthemilitary/a/blood.htm. Read more...

What are symptoms of blood clotting disorder in a toddler.?

Many. Swollen or red arm or leg or shortness of breath or difficulty breathing. Also changes in the color of the skin.. And most importantly family history of clotting problem..Too many to list... Read more...