Overview

Hemophilia A is the most common form of the blood clotting disorder hemophilia. According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, nine out of 10 people with hemophilia have hemophilia A ([read article]

Tests for Hemophilia A

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Your doctor may recommend a factor VIII assay test to determine whether your body produces a healthy level of this particular coagulation factor. Your body needs fa...  More
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A partial thromboplastin time (PTT) test helps doctors assess your body's ability to form blood clots. Each time you bleed, it triggers a series of reactions k...  More
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A prothrombin time (PT) test, measures the amount of time it takes for your blood plasma to clot. Prothrombin, also known as factor ll, is just one of many plasma p...  More
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Bleeding time is a test used to determine how quickly your blood clots to stop you from bleeding. The test involves making small, superficial cuts on your skin simi...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Factor VIII Assay Test- One Stage
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A fibrinogen activity test is also known as a factor I assay. It is used to determine the level of fibrinogen in your blood. Fibrinogen , or factor I, is a blood pl...  More
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Your doctor may recommend a factor VIII assay test to determine whether your body produces a healthy level of this particular coagulation factor. Your body needs fa...  More
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Medical Procedures for Hemophilia A

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Transfusion of Fresh Frozen Plasma
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Gene Therapy
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Prescribed Medications for Hemophilia A

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FACTOR VIIa, RECOMBINANT (fak tir VIIa, ree kom bi nant) helps to prevent or control bleeding in patients with hemophilia A or hemophilia B who have clotting factor...  More
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DESMOPRESSIN (des moe PRESS in) is a man made hormone. It is used to treat or prevent bleeding in patients with Hemophilia A and von Willebrand's Disease. This...  More
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AMINOCAPROIC ACID (a mee noe ka PROE ik AS id) slows down or stops blood clots from being broken down. This medicine helps to prevent or treat excessive bleeding.  More
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ANTIHEMOPHILIC FACTOR (AHF or FACTOR VIII) (an tee hee moe FIL ik fak tir) is used to prevent or control bleeding in patients with hemophilia A. This medicine is al...  More
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DESMOPRESSIN (des moe PRESS in) is a man made hormone. It helps to control urination and thirst. This medicine is used to treat central diabetes insipidus. It is us...  More
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