Fibroids are abnormal growths that develop in or on a woman's uterus. Learn about major indicators, including heavy bleeding, pelvis pain, and bloating.
Endometriosis is a disorder in which the tissue that forms the lining of your uterus grows outside of your uterine cavity. The lining is called the endometrium. Learn the…
Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease that affects warm, moist areas of the body. Early symptoms include pain when urinating and discharge.
Cancer of the uterine endometrium, or endometrial cancer, is a type of cancer that starts in the inner lining of your uterus called the endometrium.
Dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB) is a condition that affects nearly every woman at some point in her life. Also called abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB), DUB is a…
A low platelet count, or thrombocytopenia, can range from mild to severe, depending on the cause. Some people may experience severe bleeding, while others may not have…
When your platelets don't function properly, it is known as a platelet function disorder. "Acquired" platelet function disorders may be caused by medications, diseases…
Hemophilia is an inherited bleeding disorder in which you lack or have low levels of clotting factors. This keeps your blood from clotting.
Factor X deficiency, also called Stuart-Prower factor deficiency, is a condition caused by not having enough of the protein known as factor X in your blood.
Factor VII deficiency is a blood clotting disorder that causes prolonged bleeding after an injury or surgery. Learn what causes this deficiency and how to treat it.
Factor V deficiency is a rare blood clotting disorder that results in slow or prolonged blood clotting after an injury or surgery.
Von Willebrand disease is a bleeding disorder that occurs due to a deficiency of von Willebrand factor. Learn about the symptoms and treatment.
Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is a disorder in which the blood doesn't clot normally. This can cause excessive bruising and bleeding.
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