Katelyn Finch Biology 4th period
Hemophilia patients have lower blood clotting abilities because of a chromosomal mutation. This is more likely to occur in males than females.
If doctors suspect hemophilia child, They will take a blood sample and analyze it for hemophilia.
The main treatment for hemophilia is called replacement therapy.
Some things doctors look for prior to birth are your family history of bleeding or being male
- Hemophilia is most commonly found on males
- Found in 1 in 4,500
- There are two types of Hemophilia; A and B
- In more than half of the cases the cause is unknown
The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) is dedicated to finding better treatments and cures for inheritable bleeding.