Hemophilia A (factor VIII deficiency) is the most common form of the blood clotting disorder hemophilia. It can cause prolonged bleeding, tight joints, and unexplained…
Factor VII deficiency is a blood clotting disorder that causes prolonged bleeding after an injury or surgery. Learn what causes this deficiency and how to treat it.
Factor V deficiency is a rare blood clotting disorder that results in slow or prolonged blood clotting after an injury or surgery.
Factor II deficiency is a rare blood clotting disorder that can lead to excessive or prolonged bleeding after an injury.
HELLP syndrome is a group of symptoms that can develop in pregnant women. HELLP syndrome is a disorder of the liver and blood that can be fatal if left untreated…
Factor X deficiency, also called Stuart-Prower factor deficiency, is a condition caused by not having enough of the protein known as factor X in your blood.
A low platelet count, or thrombocytopenia, can range from mild to severe, depending on the cause. Some people may experience severe bleeding, while others may not have…
Von Willebrand disease is a bleeding disorder that occurs due to a deficiency of von Willebrand factor. Learn about the symptoms and treatment.
Also called hemophilia B or factor IX hemophilia, Christmas disease is a rare genetic disorder in which your blood does not clot properly. A common symptom is unexplained…
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is progressive and irreversible damage to the kidneys. The most common causes of CKD are high blood pressure and diabetes.
Leukemia is a cancer of the blood cells. Get the statistics on survival rates, find out the most common symptoms, diagnostic options, and treatments.
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) is a cancer of the lymphatic system that occurs when tumors develop from the lymphocytes, which are a type of white blood cell.
In end-stage kidney disease, also known as end-stage renal disease (ESRD), the kidneys are functioning below 10 percent of their normal function.
Glomerulonephritis is a serious illness that can stop your kidneys from functioning properly. Learn how this condition is diagnosed and treated.
Burkitt's lymphoma is a relatively rare and aggressive form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. It's characterized by swelling and distortion of facial bones and a rapid growth of…
Hairy cell leukemia affects your white blood cells and weakens your immune system. Read more on this rare blood and bone marrow cancer.
Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) is a rare disorder that causes red blood cells to break down sooner than they should.
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