Hemophilia is characterized by an inability to clot blood when necessary. Introduction of clotting factors in a patient with hemophilia corrects the issue.
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There are many instances in which it is necessary for blood to be able to clot. Patients with hemophilia are unable to do this effectively when needed, which presents a danger of hemorrhage or other complications. In other words, if the blood cannot clot when necessary, exterior bleeding following a cut will not stop.