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A 19-year-old female asked about a 66-year-old female:

what happens if you have a hemorrhage stroke & it keeps bleeding ?

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Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 16 years experience
Death: If a person continues to bleed inside of their skull, the swelling eventually cuts off blood flow to the small vessels of the brain and it dies. Depending on the type of hemorrhage, a neurosurgeon can operate to relieve the pressure and control the bleeding. there are medications that can be used to reduce the pressure temporarily. Unfortunately hemorrhagic strokes are very serious and deadly.

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Should I be concerned if I have post-partum bleeding?

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Dr. Linda Bernstein
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: After a delivery, either c-section or vaginal birth, it is normal to bleed for up to 6 weeks. Your bleeding can also go back and forth between heavy and light and you may have different sized blood clots . If you feel like you are bleeding excessively call your doctor.
A 44-year-old member asked:

Is it normal to experience prolonged bleeding after cvs?

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A 45-year-old member asked:

Can you please define implantation bleeding?

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Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 36 years experience
Placenta implant: When the placenta implants into the inside lining of the uterus it's like a plant growing roots. Maternal blood can leak out during this process and scare women that they may be having a miscarriage. 1st trimester bleeding occurs commonly in 25% of pregnancies, but only results in miscarriage in about half of theses cases. A visit to your OB and a pelvic sonogram is the evaluation needed.
A 31-year-old member asked:

Can I expect to bleed a lot in pregnancy?

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Dr. Ruth Crystal
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
No: Most women do not have vaginal bleeding during pregnancy. If a woman does have significant bleeding in pregnancy, she should immediately call her doctor or midwife. If a woman is rh negative, she probably will need rhogham if she has bleeding in pregnancy. See this acog handout for more info: http://bit.Ly/hkiwhv.
A 22-year-old female asked:

I'm bleeding in my 7th week of pregnancy should I be worried?

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Dr. Kamel Sadek
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: Vaginal bleeding during the first trimester of pregnancy can be a sign of threatened abortion. It can be more serious if you are having abdominal/pelvic pain. Call your OB on call or if you do not have one, go to an emergency room for an ultrasound.

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