Women are equally as likely as men to have a bleeding disorder. Menorrhagia or heavy bleeding is the most common symptom of a bleeding disorder. Women may also be at increased risk of developing haemorrhagic ovarian cysts and possibly endometriosis. Other risks include bleeding complications during pregnancy and postpartum haemorrhage, particularly delayed or secondary postpartum haemorrhage at childbirth. Optimal management of women with a suspected bleeding disorder requires the combined care from specialists in haematology and obstretrics and gynecology.

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