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Factor V deficiency

  • Alternative Names

    Parahemophilia; Owren's disease


    Treatment

    You should receive fresh blood plasma or fresh frozen plasma infusions during a bleeding episode or after surgery. These treatments will correct the deficiency temporarily.


    Support Groups

    You can often help the stress of illness by joining a support group where members share common experiences and problems.


    Expectations (prognosis)

    The outlook is good with diagnosis and proper treatment.


    Complications

    Severe bleeding (hemorrhage) could occur.


    Calling your health care provider

    Go to the emergency room or call the local emergency number (such as 911) if you have an unexplained or prolonged loss of blood.