Coronavirus and Bleeding Disorders FAQs
Last updated Tuesday 27 April 2021 The Haemophilia Society (THS) cannot give out any medical, diagnosis or… Read more Read more
Can people with haemophilia exercise?
Regular physical activity can help reduce your risk for several diseases and health conditions and… Read more Read more
Where can bleeding occur?
Bleeding in people with haemophilia can happen anywhere in the body, including beneath the skin…. Read more Read more
Can women have haemophilia?
Around a third of women who carry the haemophilia gene have bleeding symptoms due to… Read more Read more
How is haemophilia diagnosed?
Most people with haemophilia have a family history of the condition and so it will… Read more Read more
How severe is haemophilia?
How severe is haemophilia? The severity of haemophilia usually depends on the amount of clotting… Read more Read more
How do you get haemophilia?
Haemophilia A and B are usually inherited conditions.1 In some cases, haemophilia can occur without… Read more Read more
What is the difference between haemophilia A and haemophilia B?
There are two main types of haemophilia: haemophilia A and haemophilia B. In haemophilia A… Read more Read more
How common is haemophilia?
Haemophilia A affects around 1 in 5,000 male births, while haemophilia B is less common… Read more Read more
What is haemophilia?
Haemophilia is a type of bleeding disorder in which the blood does not clot properly…. Read more Read more
Who will be involved in care of those living with haemophilia?
It is important people with haemophilia register at their nearest haemophilia centre, as this will… Read more Read more