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Big Red Bus Blood Donation
What causes bleeding behind the eye ? He's having blood transfusions, he ran out of red blood cells, no high blood pressure, no hiv, and no diabetes
Bleeding : Bleeding behind the eye is a relatively rare problem. Possible causes could include a ruptured aneurysm or trauma of some sort. If instead this is bleedin inside of the eye, in the back, a careful examination by an ophthalmologist woudl help. I would suggest that you ask your doctor for the cause of this problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not correct: All blood cells escape during bleeding. It is just that there are far more red cells than other cells. ...Read more
Are you anemic?: Depending on your age, your menstral history, and your overall health what you describe might be okay, even normal. However, if you are fatiqued, your menstral cycles progressively getting longer and heavier, then you should go in and see your doctor. Your vital signs and a simple blood test will determine if you are anemic. If so, your doctor can help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Normal: Some of the blood drawn during the needle stick leaked inside your skin, its ok and it happens, unless there is a hard lump or extreme pain then you should be ok, it will disappear just like any other bruise. ...Read more
Yes: Once the rbc's are removed, the remainder is serum- an amber colored liquid. ...Read more
Blood bank won't accept my mother's blood b/c it won't go through the white blood count filtering process. Any explanations?
Why might blood drawn for a blood draw be bright cherry red? All 3 of my kids drawn this wkend. 2 usual dark red, 1 bright cherry red-usually blackish
Hard to tell: No diagnosis can be made just on the basis of the looks of blood itself. Usually venous blood is darker than arterial as it contains less oxygen, but your kids had venous and not arterial blood drawn. If there was accidental arterial penetration, then cherry colored, bright red blood could be obtained, but that should have been reported if occurred. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In which type of thalassemia is blood transfussion necessary ?Do the red blood cells starts building up aftr first blood transfussion with hb lvl 10?
Yes: May see bleeding up to 6 weeks after surgery. ...Read more
2days into 5day late period.usually regular.stomach bigger than usual.large dark blood clots.bright red blood.light pain when blood clot pass.normal?
There were few anal bleeding, little blood flowed, now i noticed a broken blood vessel in the eye big enough.Is it a lack of vit.K, capillary fragility?
No: Blood group type does not matter for donation. The donor and recipient need to be compatible. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Blood in my stool. Dark red like period blood on the toilet paper but in the toilet it looked pinkish red. I've had diarrhea for 3days no blood til now?
Hard to say: I suspect you have a problem that may resolve on its own. You may have rectal bleeding due to the diarrhea; you may have ruptured a hemorrhoid . If the bleeding continues, you should see a physician. Primary care doctors could do a small scope procedure to examine the inside of your rectum to help diagnose the problem. You could have an anal fissure that is bleeding. See doc! Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im in a phlebotomy class & when they do a capillary stick on me my blood clots really fast. Tonight, my blood was like water & wouldn't clot. Why?
Laboratory variation: There is no disease that causes alternating coagulability. Must be a difference in technique or observation. ...Read more
Hi, I saw a nutritionist who took a blood sample & magnified it. It appeared to show the white blood cells eating the red ones?
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