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  • Haemophilia is an inherited condition where the blood doesn't clot properly
  • It is caused when blood does not have enough clotting factor.
  • The lack of clotting factor means that people with haemophilia tend to bleed internally into their joints and muscles.
  • Haemophilia is treated by injecting clotting factor concentrate into a vein – which either prevents or reduces bleeding.
  • Once you have been trained by health professionals, you can do this at home.

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Reviewed on: 20-05-2019