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Should I have my child tested for a hemorrhaging disorder?

Hemorrhaging disorders are generally inherited. A pregnant woman who is a carrier of the gene that causes a hemorrhaging disorder may have an unborn child tested for the disorder. Also, people who have a family history of hemorrhaging disorders may have babies or children tested. Early diagnosis may be beneficial because preventive treatment can reduce the risk of symptoms.

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