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Should I tell my child's school about a hemorrhaging disorder?

If your child has a hemorrhaging disorder, you should tell the school your child goes to. The school nurse should know that your child has the disorder in order to properly treat an injury. Also, a school nurse may be able to administer replacement therapy so that the child doesn't miss school because of frequent trips to the doctor for therapy. Otherwise, the school should understand why the child is missing school.

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