What is a Nosebleed? Simply put, a nosebleed is the loss of blood from the tissue that lines the inside of your nose. Nosebleeds (also called epistaxis) are common. Some 60% of people will have at least one nosebleed in their lifetime. The location of the nose in the middle …Read More »
Hematoma – Causes, Risk Factors, Treatment, and Prevention.
What is Hematoma? Hematoma is generally defined as a collection of blood outside of blood vessels. Most commonly, hematomas are caused by an injury to the wall of a blood vessel, prompting blood to seep out of the blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. It can result from an injury …Read More »
Von Willebrand Disease – Introduction, Causes, and Treatment.
Introduction Von Willebrand Disease is a blood clotting disorder transmitted genetically which affect in both men and women. This disease is caused by the missing of Von Willebrand Factor (VWF) or by defective VWF. It is a protein responsible for clotting blood. VWF and Factor VIII (a key protein for …Read More »
Bleeding Disorder – Mechanism, Complications, and Treatment.
Definition Bleeding disorder is a group of conditions that result when the blood cannot clot properly. In normal clotting, platelets, a type of blood cell, stick together and form a plug at the site of an injured blood vessel. Proteins in the blood called clotting factors then interact to form …Read More »
Hemophilia – Causes, Complications and Prevention.
Definition Hemophilia is an inherited bleeding disorder in which a person lacks or has low levels of certain proteins called “clotting factors” and the blood doesn’t clot properly as a result. This leads to excessive bleeding. Bleeding disorders are due to defects in the blood vessels, the coagulation mechanism, or …Read More »