Yes. Symptoms of VWD may include increased bruising. Other types of bleeding typically seen include nose bleeds, prolonged menstrual periods, prolonged bleeding after surgery or injury, mucous membrane bleeding. Vwd usually does not present with spontaneous joint bleeding / deep tissue bleeding as is seen in the hemophilias.
It certainly can! Von willebrand disease (VWD) is the most common inherited clotting abnormality. There are various types of VWD (4 types) & each presents with varying degrees of bleeding tendencies, usually in the form of easy bruising, nosebleeds, bleeding gums and heavy menstrual periods/blood loss.