Should I Infuse?: The Challenges of Determining If I Have a Bleed

Should I Infuse?: The Challenges of Determining If I Have a Bleed

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Should I Infuse?: The Challenges of Determining If I Have a Bleed

I cut my thumb above my knuckle a few weeks ago. It didn’t seem like a big deal, but five Band-Aids later, I began to wonder. A few hours later, I noticed my knuckle was swollen, painful, and a bit blue. My thumb wouldn’t bend, and the swelling extended down to the base of my thumb. Was this a joint bleed? I had no idea. I have mild hemophilia B and von Willebrand disease. When it comes to…

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