Hemophilia is a congenital disorder that prevents blood from clotting, leading to copius bleeding. Bleeding may happen spontaneously or in conjunction with surgery or trauma. Bleeding into the joints is a common symptom. Several medications, including clotting factors, are used to control hemophilia, but there is no cure, considering the disease is genetically caused.
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Hemophilia Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins
Desmopressin is a man-made form of a hormone that occurs naturally in the pituitary gland. This hormone is important for many functions including blood flow...learn more »
Tranexamic acid is a man-made form of an amino acid (protein) called lysine. Tranexamic acid prevents enzymes in the body from breaking down blood clots......learn more »