Common FAQ’s for Bleeding Disorders

Last Updated on Feb 17, 2016
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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Who treats bleeding disorders?

A hematologist is the specialist who can treat patients with bleeding disorders effectively.

2. What is Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC)?

It is a condition that occurs more during child birth andmay cause both bleeding and clotting. It can occur as a child birth complications, in sepsis due to an endotoxin or in case of a malignancy. Clots are formed throughout the body as a result of which increased number of clotting factors are used up leading to excessive bleeding.

3. What is the role of Vitamin K in bleeding disorders?

Several clotting factors are Vitamin -K dependant hence a deficiency of this vitamin could result in bleeding.

4. Is there any hope for a cure for hemophilia in the future?

Gene therapy has not yet arrived at a permanent cure for hemophilia in humans although there abounds certain success stories with dogs.

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