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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May 11, 2018

The pathogenic variant does not change over time but in VWD there is significant expressivity...

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April 25, 2018

It is safe, but would require high-risk obstetrics to be involved since the FVII level is below...

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March 16, 2018

Often times bleeding in organs may be difficult to recognize as it may manifest as nausea,...

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March 09, 2018

It is possible that in the first few days of a woman's cycle the VWF levels are lowest, but this...

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March 08, 2018

So the nomenclature is important before recommending treatment. There are hemophilia A carriers...

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March 02, 2018

There is no contraindication related to placement if there has been a recent delivery of a child...

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February 09, 2018

Sexual activities other than penetrative sex may be...

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February 02, 2018

It is not recommended to start with IUDs for management of heavy menstrual bleeding unless there...

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January 26, 2018

There has been success in small studies demonstrating significant reduction in heavy periods...

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