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My sister says she has bleeding tendency. Are family members more likely to get the same thing?

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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine
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In brief: Bleeding disorders

Bleeding disorders do tend to occur more in the same family than in the general population, but the risk to other family members is not high.
The simple way to know your risk is to have the same tests done that your sister did.

In brief: Bleeding disorders

Bleeding disorders do tend to occur more in the same family than in the general population, but the risk to other family members is not high.
The simple way to know your risk is to have the same tests done that your sister did.
Dr. Colin Kerr
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