Bumps, bruises, scrapes, and cuts are inevitable, and part of everyday life. However, for those living with hemophilia, bleeding injuries are a significant concern. Hemophilia affects one in 5,000 males in the United States, according to hemophilia.org.
Clotting is necessary to stop bleeding and is essential in healing wounds. However, those with hemophilia are not able to produce the necessary levels of certain clotting factors, and therefore, experience health consequences. Hemophilia is a rare genetic disorder where