What It Is Hemophilia is a disease where your blood is too thin and you blood can’t clot
How it’s inherited Hemophilia is a sex-linked disease. It is inherited through family. Mostly males get this disease. Its very rare for females to get it.
Symptoms The main symptom is bleeding. The bleeding usually won’t stop when you get cut.
How this disease is diagnosed Hemophilia is tested after you notice that you have a hard time clotting. You’d go to the doctor’s and they will tell you if you have it It is also likely when there is a history of this disease in your family.
Occurrence 18,000 people in the United States have this disorder. Each year about 400 babies are born in the United States with this disorder.
Treatment It is treatable by replacing the missing clotting factors by injecting special fluids into the veins This will help your blood clot easier
Other Interesting Info. You can bleed to death from a small cut. You can bleed to death internally too.
Personal Story Kristy Dobson is an 18 year figure skater from Canada with Hemophilia She says when her ankle sprained it took months to finally heal She also says when she bends her arm she breaks many blood vessels
Work Cited Google health (hemophilia) http://www.sciencecases.org/hemo/hemo.asp http://www.hemophilia.ca/en/our-stories/kristy---how-a-bleeding-disorder-has-affected-my-life/