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.

By Dr. Expert
March 03, 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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By Rosi Montanez
March 03, 2018
So the nomenclature is important before recommending treatment. There are hemophilia A carriers…
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By Anonymous
March 03, 2018
It is not as difficult to diagnose type 2 VWD or type 3 VWD and severe type 1 VWD as the levels…
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By Dr. Expert
March 03, 2018
There is no contraindication related to placement if there has been a recent delivery of a child.…
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By Dr. Expert
February 02, 2018
Sexual activities other than penetrative sex may be less likely to cause bleeding. However, any…
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By Dr. Expert
February 02, 2018
It is not recommended to start with IUDs for management of heavy menstrual bleeding unless there…
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By Dr. Expert
January 01, 2018
There has been success in small studies demonstrating significant reduction in heavy periods with…
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By Dr. Expert
January 01, 2018
Making a diagnosis of VWD is difficult and the difference between severe type 1 and type 3 can be…
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By Dr. Expert
January 01, 2018
The rate of bleeding in pregnancy is quite wide with up to 27% of women experiencing this and first…
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By Dr. Expert
January 01, 2018
It all depends on your body and specific bleeding disorder. You might feel some pain, as well as…
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