I'm afraid to pass on my blood disorder to others by giving blood

Patient : I have Factor 8, were my blood is so thick it clots itself. I also have a rare blood type so I am always being ask to donate. I am afraid to pass this on to someone who gets my blood because I was told that this is genetic. Should I give blood or not? I do not take the coumidin that I am suppose to take I haven't taken it for about 4 to 5 years.
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