Haemosexual

Personal Safety and Awareness

  Living with a bleeding disorder doesn’t automatically make you a target. Technology, such as the internet and mobile phone apps have made life a lot easier to meet people. Some might just be looking for one off, random sexual encounters. Some want more such as a “fuck-buddy” or a relationship, each bringing their personal demands and pressures. This technology […]

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Support and Information

For more information, or if you would like to speak to someone, contact details of organisations are below. For men who have sex with other men and are living with a bleeding disorder, you can find related articles throughout the Haemosexual website.   Haemophilia Scotland is a registered charity (No. SC044298) based in Scotland for people who have haemophilia, von Willebrands and […]

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Sexually Transmitted Infections

If you have sex without a condom you could be at risk from the following: STI’s like Gonorrhoea, Syphilis, Herpes, Chlamydia or NSU (non-specific urethritis) Viral infections like HIV and Hepatitis   Some infections can also be transmitted during oral sex and by non-penetrative genital-to-genital contact, such as Genital Warts, Gonorrhoea A lot of people with STI’s do not feel […]

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Viagra (Sildenafil Citrate)

  Viagra   The safety information below regarding Viagra (Sildenafil citrate) must be applied to other medications used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. The need for precaution before taking theses products is essential and medical advice should be sought before attempting to use Viagra. Be sure to tell your doctor if you: Have ever had any heart problems (e.g., […]

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Infusing Love: My Mom, The Super Hero

Infusing Love: My Mom, The Super Hero Categories: Adult Women, Community Voices, Families, HFA News, Mom’s Blog: Infusing Love May 10, 2015 As a hemophiliac there are many things I am grateful for that most “normal” kids just don’t get like the amazing bonds with my blood brothers and their families during conferences and at camp. However, what I am by far most grateful for […]

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Despite decades of studies, limited understanding of the complexities faced by a person with haemophilia or other blood disorder is unfortunately still widely unknown. The unique psychological and social problems of living with the condition, which also has great impact on families has radically changed over the past twenty or so years. Anxiety for the risks of bleeding and the threat from complications […]

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Your Checklist

  We have put together a few things for you to remember.   Ensure your Haemophilia Centre has your correct personal details, including contact details   Change of GP details, if visiting other parts of the UK, or relocating   If travelling outside of the UK, ensure you have an up to date Customs letter from your Haemophilia Centre   […]

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Alcohol & Drugs

Alcohol & Drugs   This subject is one which covers the whole spectrum of the haemophilia/bleeding disorder community. Both young and old, those who have lived for years with chronic pain, viral infections or psychological harm, as well as those just starting out in adult life. Whatever your stage in life is the same risks and problems brought on by […]

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