My Long and Challenging Journey to Diagnosis

My Long and Challenging Journey to Diagnosis

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My Long and Challenging Journey to Diagnosis

Getting diagnosed with a bleeding disorder can be difficult. I am somewhat fortunate. At age 10 in 1975, I was diagnosed with multiple bleeding disorders. But that doesn’t mean I didn’t have bumps and challenges along the way. Testing, treatment, and classification of bleeding disorders have changed dramatically since 1975, and my own diagnosis and treatment have changed several times. Childhood testing and diagnoses At age 10, surgery to remove my tonsils caused life-threatening hemorrhaging.…

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