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Is it reasonable to get a medical ID bracelet for this?

I have a somewhat mild bleeding disorder. To give an example of what it's like, if I cut myself shaving, a small nick will bleed continuously until I receive a medication or leave ice on the wound for a long period of time. You could imagine what would happen if I was cut so that I needed stitches. Anyway, is this a reason to need a medical bracelet? My doctors never mentioned anything about it, but the thought just came to me. If it makes any difference, I'm a thirteen year old girl who does take part in gym class and sports at school. Any ideas?

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I would think it would be worth getting one. If you get in an accident and cannot speak for yourself, this would be something the doctor's would need to know to effectively treat you.

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Reasonable yup!!! GET IT

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absolutely reasonable. It will let EMTs know that you may need special medical attn in the case of an accident. Often people who have problems clotting for external bleeding have the same problem for internal bleeding and they may not realize you could be bleeding out internally due to a blunt force trauma otherwise. Also your school should be aware, and have in your records that you have this problem.

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Thank you. I will definitely ask my parents about it.
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yes

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You can go online and put what you need on a medical id bracelet.

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As an EMT I can tell you that this bracelet might be the difference between life and death in an emergency situation. Knowing someone has a bleeding disorder can completely change the type of care they get. For instance, you are in a car accident where you get a blow to the chest, with no outward evidence of bleeding. There are 4 people in the car with similar injuries. You are going to get the 1st ambulance, because you could have life threatening interior bleeding that can't be detected at the accident scene. If your doctor has already suggested limited activities because of this risk, I am frankly surprised the medic alert bracket wasn't already suggested.

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Thank you. My mom is ordering me one.
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