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how long does it take for internal bleeding symptoms to show up after relatively minor blunt force trauma tothe abdomen below the ribs

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
48 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: Trauma to abdomen under ribs may cause internal abdominal injury to different organs including spleen, liver and other organs.Symptoms will show up af ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Clemens
36 years experience General Surgery
Hours to a week: Bleeding into the abdomen is usually detected within a few hours, dropping blood pressure, abdominal pain, falling blood count, rapid heart beat, some ... Read More
Dr. Robert Dorsey
35 years experience Wound care
Depends : On the amount of bleeding. Large amounts almost immediately Otherwise, it can take minutes, hours, or days depending on the causes of the bleeding

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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Mandell
15 years experience Trauma Surgery
Multiple Injuries: Multiple injuries can result depending on the amount of force and how it is applied. Injuries may include spleen laceration, liver laceration, kidney ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Durgin
19 years experience General Surgery
Chest lump: Depending on the actual location on your chest this could be a bone callus or a dislocation of a sternocostal joint. Regardless, it is likely of no c ... Read More
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Dr. Jerome Yaklic
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Blunt trauma can cause bruising, and cause skin/mucosa to tear. It does require some force but examples can be bike injuries or gymnastic falls on a b ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Magdalena Sikora
18 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Pain, blood: I would look for pain in flank area and blood in the urine, if you have nothing of that you probably fine, if still concern you can get kidney us and ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
If it is just: Under your skin in the subcutaneous tissue, probably a soft tissue hematoma. Apply heat and massage the area gently. If it persists beyond one month ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
28 years experience Family Medicine
It’s OK: When we have a blunt force trauma, sometimes the bleeding can be fairly deep below the skin, so you will not see the bruise. That doesn’t mean there’ ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: If you able to carry out your usual activities and the pain is subsiding, you may watch and wait. If there is any damage to the nerves, the pain has n ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
May break it: Osteoporosis weakens bone so any trauma will break this or weaken the area further and cause further damage.

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