Your Questions

Real questions from women in the community, answers by medical professionals.  If you would like to submit a question, please click here.  Please note that NHF under no circumstances recommends particular treatment for specific individuals and in all cases recommends that you consult your physician or local treatment center before pursuing any course of treatment.

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By Anonymous
May 05, 2019
Severe FVII deficiency is a condition that warrants (in my opinion) rFVIIa prophylaxis, as the risk…
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By Anonymous
May 05, 2019
Hemophilia B (FX IX) occurs in 1 in 25,000 boys. The severity type is associated with the inherited…
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By Anonymous
April 04, 2019
Currently, there are no Victory for Women scholarship opportunities. The National Hemophilia…
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By Doreen Rousseau-Purdy
January 01, 2019
Being a carrier does not affect menopause. If one uses hormonal therapies, withdrawal bleeding from…
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By Sarah Roy
December 12, 2018
It's important that you bring any concerns or questions about your treatment to your hematologist,…
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By Anonymous
November 11, 2018
Good question. The term 'symptomatic carrier' is broad, and can characterize hemophilia A and B…
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By Gush-N-Hush
August 08, 2018
Osteoporosis is defined by a severe reduction in bone mineral density (BMD) predisposing to…
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By Dr. Expert
May 05, 2018
The pathogenic variant does not change over time but in VWD there is significant expressivity and…
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By Anonymous
April 04, 2018
It is safe, but would require high-risk obstetrics to be involved since the FVII level is below…
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By Dr. Expert
March 03, 2018
Often times bleeding in organs may be difficult to recognize as it may manifest as nausea,…
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