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Adults & Teenagers with Hemophilia

As you mature – from the teenage years to early adulthood and beyond – so do your hemophilia care needs. There are so many rich possibilities to embrace as you move forward: taking an active role in your care, and making informed choices are key to seizing them.

10-15 years of age

The teenage years mark a time of change, growth and excitement. It’s a time when parents start letting go, and kids start making more choices. Being a teenager with hemophilia adds another dimension of challenges to be faced, and managed. Keep reading

26+ years of age

If you've been living with hemophilia for a while, taking care of yourself is likely second nature. But you might be starting to think more about how your hemophilia affects others – especially if starting a family is in your future. Keep reading

Aging

Learning how to take care of yourself in the face of age-related issues is just as important to people with hemophilia as it is to the rest of the population. Keep reading

16-25 years of age

Getting ready for university, having your first serious relationship, getting your first real job, finally living on your own: ‘becoming an adult’ is a time unlike any other. It’s also a time when you may start to manage your treatment on your own, requiring commitment and focus. Keep reading

Women

Women are also affected by hemophilia. Many have mild symptoms of the condition because they are carriers of the gene – but aren’t diagnosed. Being a carrier can pose complex challenges, including how and when to tell people, and planning a family. Keep reading

FAQs

Get answers to frequently asked questions about hemophilia and its management, organized by age group. Keep reading



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