Young Adults & Teenage Girls

For young adults and teenage girls there are many specific and relevant issues which may be of concern and for which they require information. The diagnosis of a bleeding disorder can greatly impact the emotional and physical quality of life for a teenage girl. Part of becoming independent in relation to your bleeding disorder is to understand the impact your diagnosis has on you and your life and to learn how to deal with that impact. How severely you are affected by your symptoms will generally determine how significantly your life may be affected by your bleeding disorder. Teenage girls need to get an understanding of treatment options.

Please click on the following link to download our publication Teenage Girls With Bleeding Disorders.

The purpose of the publication for Teenage Girls with Bleeding Disorders is to explain the various bleeding disorders, highlight the difficulties which may be encountered and advice on how to manage their symptoms from both a clinical and practical view. The publication will also discuss the psychosocial implications of being diagnosed with a bleeding disorder as a teenage girl. It is vitally important that teenage girls with bleeding disorders learn to cope well with the condition. This will greatly increase their quality of life and should help to alleviate or remove the fear they may have about having a subsequent child with a bleeding disorder.

Topics included in the publication will be as follows:

  • Common Bleeding Disorders
  • Signs of Bleeding Disorders in Women
  • Menstruation
  • Dental
  • Bruising / Anaemia
  • Nosebleeds
  • Surgery
  • Sex
  • Genetics and Family Planning
  • Tattoos & Piercings
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Emotions / Dealing with your Disorder
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