A Rare But a Deadly Disorder!

Chronic Conditions
symptoms of hemophilia
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You cut your skin and immediately blood clots to save the blood loss, if this happens, you are lucky enough. Hemophilia is a rare disorder in which person’s blood doesn’t clot normally because it lacks blood-clotting proteins if you have hemophilia, you may bleed for a longer time after an injury and sometimes excessive blood loss leads to death.

Signs to Track:

Signs and symptoms of hemophilia vary, depending on level of clotting factor deficiency. If level is mildly reduced, person may bleed only after surgery or trauma. But if deficiency is severe, spontaneous bleeding or internal bleeding is not out of chance. Signs and symptoms of it include:

  • Excessive bleeding from cuts or injuries
    bleeding
  • Various large or deep bruises
  • Unusual bleeding after vaccinations
  • Pain, swelling or tightness in joints. If joint problem is only the issue of age, you can take help from the best rheumatologist in Lahore, Karachi and other main cities via Marham.pk.
  • Blood in urine or stool
  • Often and unexplained nosebleeds

Reasons of Hemophilia:

Worldwide, hemophilia is rare but still, there are several types of it, and most forms are inherited. However, about 30 percent of victims have no family history of the disorder. In these cases, it is the result of an unexpected change in one of the genes associated with hemophilia or may happen due to some autoimmune disorder.

Treatment:

Several different varieties of clotting factors are associated with different types of hemophilia. The main and effective treatment for severe hemophilia involves receiving replacement of the specific clotting factor that you need.

Other therapies may include:

Desmopressin (DDAVP):

It is done in mild hemophilia, this hormone is injected in veins and can stimulate your body to release more clotting factor. To know more about hormonal therapies you can find and consult with the best endocrinologist in Karachi, Lahore and other main cities of Pakistan via Marham.pk.

Clot Preserving Medications:

These are specific medications which work to prevent clots from breaking down and reduce the chance of blood loss. Following advise of your therapist is essential when taking these medications.
symptoms of hemophilia

Fibrin Sealants:

These medications applied directly to wound sites to promote clotting and healing after injury. Fibrin sealants are especially useful in dental therapy. To address your dental issues book yourself an appointment with the best dentist in Islamabad and Karachi via Marham.pk.

Physical Therapy:

It is used to ease signs and symptoms of internal bleeding. If internal bleeding has caused severe damage, you may need surgery as the last option. Marham.pk is where you can find one of the best general surgeons in Karachi, Lahore and all other main cities of Pakistan. Success of surgery is greatly dependent on expertise of surgeon. Trust the best hand only.

Be thankful for your healthy life status, and save others. Yes you can, your blood donation can save the person who is at risk after excessive blood loss.

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Tayyaba Waris
She is a student of Ph.D. molecular biology at Comsats University, Islamabad. She is working on the causes and treatment of male infertility. She has also worked on liver disease and its herbal treatments and has recently got her paper published in the National journal of Natural Pharmaceuticals. At Marham, she writes about hot medical issues and general health problems.

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