Symptoms of Hemophilia

Symptoms of Hemophilia

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People with hemophilia may face symptoms like excessive bleeding and easy bruising. The severity of the symptoms depends on the level of clotting factors in the blood. Some of the symptoms includes

  • Excessive external bleeding through any wound, cut, bite, or dental injury
  • Spontaneous nosebleeds
  • Blood in urine or stools, as well as large and deep bruises in case of excessive internal bleeding
  • Bleeding within joints like elbows and knees, causing them to swell, hot to touch, and painful to move
  • Bleeding in gums

Internal Brain Bleeding

Internal brain bleeding symptom of hemophilia

A hemophiliac may experience internal bleeding in the brain after bumping on the head. These symptoms may include

  • Headaches
  • Vomiting
  • Lethargy
  • Behavioral changes
  • Clumsiness
  • Vision problems
  • Paralysis, and seizures

When to see a doctor?

If you experience the following symptoms, immediately contact a doctor