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FAQs

GENERAL

FAQ One – What is haemophilia?

FAQ Two – How common is haemophilia?

FAQ Three – What is the difference between haemophilia A and haemophilia B?

FAQ Four – How do you get haemophilia?

FAQ Five – How severe is haemophilia?

FAQ Six – How is haemophilia diagnosed?

FAQ Seven – Can women have haemophilia?

FAQ Eight – Where can bleeding occur?

FAQ Nine – Can people with haemophilia exercise?

FAQ Ten – Who will be involved in care of those living with haemophilia?

FUNDAMENTALS

FAQ One – My child has just been diagnosed with Haemophilia – will they need treatment?

FAQ Two – What types of haemophilia treatment are available in the UK?

FAQ Three – What is the difference between haemophilia A and B in terms of treatments?

FAQ Four – What treatment do most people with haemophilia have?

FAQ Five – Who will give me the treatment?

FAQ Six – How does the treatment work?

FAQ Seven – How often do I need treatment for haemophilia A?

FAQ Eight – Are there any side effects to treatment with clotting factors?

FAQ Nine – Will treatment improve my quality of life?

FAQ Ten – How is haemophilia treatment managed?

NEW DEVELOPMENTS

FAQ One – Do I have a choice about what treatment I have for haemophilia?

FAQ Two – What treatments are in research for haemophilia?

FAQ Three – Do treatments in research have any side effects?

FAQ Four – Why does my treatment sometimes change?

The patient advocacy campaign called, Could there be more?, is sponsored by pharmaceutical company, Sobi, who is working in collaboration with The Haemophilia Society and the haemophilia community to launch new haemophilia awareness resources for patients.

For more information and to get involved, please visit: Hello Haemophilia main page ‘there is more’ page http://bit.ly/ThereisMoreforHaemophilia 
Hello Haemophilia everyday heroes page http://bit.ly/EverydayHaemophiliaHeroes

Please note that the information provided in the above FAQs is accurate as of 17 December 2018.

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