Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month
March is Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month
Bleeding disorders are a group of disorders resulting in the inability to form a proper blood clot.
Signs and symptoms of a bleeding disorder:
- Easy bruising
- Bleeding gums
- Heavy bleeding from small cuts or dental work
- Unexplained nosebleeds
- Heavy menstrual bleeding
- Bleeding into joints
- Excessive bleeding following surgery
Treatment for bleeding disorders varies, depending on the condition and its severity. If any of the symptoms occur, a doctor should be visited immediately. He/she will be able to diagnose a bleeding disorder by assessing the symptoms, medical history, and blood test results.
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Updated: March 12, 2021