Some Information About Hemophilia B

Definition of Hemophilia b

With hemophilia b, your body doesn’t have enough of a plasma protein called factor IX. Without such protein, the blood cannot clot.

 

Causes of Hemophilia b

  • Genetic Inheritance
  • Genetic Mutation

 

Symptoms of Hemophilia b

There are two main symptoms of hemophilia b:

  • Abnormal bleeding
  • Easy bruising

You should be cautious If you find the following symptoms in your children:

  •  Sudden nosebleeds
  •  Heavy bleeding from small cut or injuries that start up again after stopping
  • Heavy long-term bleeding in the mouth after a tooth is removed
  • Blood in urine or stool
  • Large bruises

With this disease, even a small bump to the head can become serious. The followings are signs of bleeding in the brain. You should seek for emergency medical help if any of them happens:

  • Headache
  • Neck pain and stiffness
  •  Sudden weakness or problems walking
  •  Throwing up
  •  Sleepiness

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