Hemophilia is an inherited bleeding, or coagulation, disorder.
People with hemophilia lack the ability to stop bleeding because of
the low levels, or complete absence, of specific proteins, called
"factors," in their blood that are necessary for clotting.
Proper clotting of blood helps prevent excessive bleeding.
Long-term outlook for people with hemophilia
Hemophilia is a lifelong disease. With the advances of specific
clotting factors in laboratories, prevention and treatment of bleeds
With careful management, informed decisions, and recognition of
complications, many people with hemophilia can live relatively healthy
lives with a normal lifespan.