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Eat healthy. Exercise. Avoid smoking. Why did I get christmas disease?

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Dr. Sharon Bass
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Genetics

Christmas disease, or factor ix deficiency is a type of hemophilia, type b.
You were born with the genes for it. It is usually not life threatening, but may need treatment prior to surgery. Very rarely, hemophilia is acquired later in life due to an autoimmune problem. No one knows how this happens.

In brief: Genetics

Christmas disease, or factor ix deficiency is a type of hemophilia, type b.
You were born with the genes for it. It is usually not life threatening, but may need treatment prior to surgery. Very rarely, hemophilia is acquired later in life due to an autoimmune problem. No one knows how this happens.
Dr. Sharon Bass
Dr. Sharon Bass
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Genetics

Dr hadied is quite correct.
You inherited your clotting disorder. Nothing you did wrong, just how your inheritance happened.

In brief: Genetics

Dr hadied is quite correct.
You inherited your clotting disorder. Nothing you did wrong, just how your inheritance happened.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Let me explain

Hemophilia b is a hereditary bleeding disorder caused by a lack of blood clotting factor ix.
Without enough factor ix, the blood cannot clot properly to control bleeding.Thank you.

In brief: Let me explain

Hemophilia b is a hereditary bleeding disorder caused by a lack of blood clotting factor ix.
Without enough factor ix, the blood cannot clot properly to control bleeding.Thank you.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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