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Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Hemophilia and Inherited Bleeding Disorders
Hemophilia and the menstrual cycle
Can hemophilia affect a woman`s menstrual cycle?
A woman with hemophilia is at increased risk for heavy and/or prolonged menstrual bleeding, pain with periods, and painful ovulation. Many of these women also report difficulty with getting pregnant.
Madeline Heffner, BSN, RN
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati