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December 9, 2016

  • As many as 1 in 100 women in the United States may have a bleeding disorder, but many are unaware of their condition.
  • Signs of a bleeding disorder can include heavy menstrual periods or heavy or prolonged bleeding after childbirth, surgery, or injury.
  • Public health and healthcare professionals can use and share screening tools [PDF-126KB] and other resources to help women determine whether they are at risk for bleeding disorders.
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