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.

Anonymous's picture
April 30, 2019

Currently, there are no Victory for Women scholarship opportunities. The National Hemophilia...

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Doreen Rousseau-Purdy's picture
January 03, 2019

Being a carrier does not affect menopause. If one uses hormonal therapies, withdrawal bleeding...

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Anonymous's picture
November 06, 2018

Good question. The term 'symptomatic carrier' is broad, and can characterize hemophilia A and B...

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Dr. Expert's picture
May 11, 2018

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

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Anonymous's picture
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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Dr. Expert's picture
March 16, 2018

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

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Dr. Expert's picture
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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Rosi Montanez's picture
March 08, 2018

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

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