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As a child, doctors thought I might have von willebrand disease.

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Dr. James Ball
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Interesting.

Von willebrand disease is a difficult disease to diagnose.
The most typical form is type 1, generating low levels of protein. However, your body can make this protein, and usually the treatment is a medication that "stresses" the body, causing release of von willebrand protein. I have known of several people who have low levels during childhood and the levels normalize later in life.

In brief: Interesting.

Von willebrand disease is a difficult disease to diagnose.
The most typical form is type 1, generating low levels of protein. However, your body can make this protein, and usually the treatment is a medication that "stresses" the body, causing release of von willebrand protein. I have known of several people who have low levels during childhood and the levels normalize later in life.
Dr. James Ball
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Dr. Kevin Daus
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Easy to Know

Your doctor can do a blood test to see if you have this! see them and put this concern to rest.

In brief: Easy to Know

Your doctor can do a blood test to see if you have this! see them and put this concern to rest.
Dr. Kevin Daus
Dr. Kevin Daus
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