Hemophilia Index

Featured: Hemophilia Main Article

Hemophilia is defined as one of a group of inherited bleeding disorders. Hemophilia A and hemophilia B are inherited in an X-linked recessive genetic pattern. Symptoms of hemophilia include bleeding into the:

  • joints,
  • muscles,
  • GI or urinary tract,
  • or brain or skull.
Hemophilia treatment generally involves the replacement of blood clotting factors.

Patient Discussions - Viewers share their comments

Medications

    Related Diseases & Conditions

    • Stool Color, Changes in Color, Texture, and Form Stool color changes can very from green, red, maroon, yellow, white, or black. Causes of changes of stool color can range from...learn more »
    • Hematoma A hematoma is a collection of blood that is outside a blood vessel. There are different areas where hematomas occur including:...learn more »
    • Nosebleed Nosebleeds are common in dry climates during winter months, and in hot dry climates with low humidity. People taking blood...learn more »
      In This Article
      Nosebleed Article
      • Nosebleed definition and facts
      • What causes nosebleeds?
      • How do you stop the common nosebleed?
      • How do you prevent the nose from bleeding again?
      • What if a person has frequent or chronic nosebleeds?
      • What remedies or medications can you take to prevent nosebleeds?
      • When should you call your doctor or go to an emergency room for a nosebleed?
      • What should I do if the doctor has placed nasal packs?
    • Internal Bleeding Internal bleeding occurs when an artery or vein is damaged and blood to escapes the circulatory system and collects inside the...learn more »
      In This Article
      Internal Bleeding Article
      • Internal bleeding facts
      • What is internal bleeding?
      • What causes internal bleeding?
      • What are the signs and symptoms of internal bleeding?
      • How is internal bleeding diagnosed?
      • How is internal bleeding treated?
      • What are the complications of internal bleeding?
    • Blood in Urine Blood in the urine is termed hematuria. Hematuria, whether it be gross or microscopic, is abnormal and should be further...learn more »
      In This Article
      Blood in Urine Article
      • Blood in urine facts
      • What is blood in urine (hematuria)?
      • What are the causes of blood in urine?
      • How is blood in urine diagnosed?
      • How is blood in urine treated?
    • Genetic Disease The definition of a genetic disease is a disorder or condition caused by abnormalities in a person's genome. Some types of...learn more »
      In This Article
      Genetic Disease Article
      • What is a genetic disease?
      • What are the different types of inheritance?
      • Single gene inheritance
      • Multifactorial inheritance
      • Chromosome abnormalities
      • Mitochondrial inheritance
      • What is the human genome?

Related FAQs, Doctor's & Expert's Views

Procedures & Tests

Health News

View All 16 Hemophilia Health News »

Tools & References

FDA Drug Labels on RxList.com


Terms related to Hemophilia:

  • A, Hemophilia
  • B, Hemophilia
  • Bleeding Disorder