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How long does bleeding complication associated with C-section complications last?

How long does bleeding complication associated with C-section complications last?

Up to 6 weeks: One can have bleeding on and off for up to 6 weeks after delivery, vaginal or cesarean. However, it should not be increasing with time. If the bleeding is heavy, you should call your doctor. ...Read more

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Is there bleeding after prostate surgery?

Is there bleeding after prostate surgery?

yes: Yes, it is common to have bleeding after prostate surgery. The key thing to do is to drink plenty of water to prevent the blood from clotting. If you are concerned about the bleeding, please call your doctor or visit the nearest emergency room to receive further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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How to stop internal bleeding other than surgery?

How to stop internal bleeding other than surgery?

Why risk life vs OR?: All methods are procedures: endoscopy might access some sources; interventional radiology and angiography might reach others. If bleeding internally, surgical access and resolution are most common approach--except in limited situations with solid organs (liver / spleen) after some traumas that are watched very closely for cessation. Good luck! ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is a surgery for internal bleeding?

Depends: It depends on what is the cause of the internal bleeding. ...Read more

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Do you think I should still be bleeding a day after my surgery for cholesteatoma?

Clarification: Small skin bleeding is not uncommon. If it is saturating through several bandages, should contact surgeon. ...Read more

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After D & C surgery prolonged bleeding (More than 1 month) is occur.What should I do?

After D & C surgery prolonged bleeding (More than 1 month) is occur.What should I do?

Follow up: See the doctor that performed the procedure. Depends on reason for procedure, possible products of conception retained.... ...Read more

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Had surgery thursday. Total histormery now I am having some bleeding, am I doing to much soon?

Had surgery thursday. Total histormery now I am having some bleeding, am I doing to much soon?

Need to take easy .: If you had surgery 2 days ago , you have to take it easy, bleeding is normal for 5 to 7 days, that's why usually surgeons ask you to return to their office in 7-14 days for follow up. Keep your appointment. If not given one please make an appointment in one week. ...Read more

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I'm going through misscariage but i think i'm not bleeding as much as it supposed..How can I know if i will require a surgery ?

I'm going through misscariage but i think i'm not bleeding as much as it supposed..How can I know if i will require a surgery ?

Please call your gyn: Or go to the er as u will need an ultrasound because if u have retained products will either need a d;c or there are meds like Cytotec (misoprostol) that can help you expel the poc. ...Read more

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L'm having pile problem on and off for number of years, tried various ointment but after a while bleeding starts again, do I need surgery?

L'm having pile problem on and off for number of years, tried various ointment but after a while bleeding starts again, do I need surgery?

Hemorrhoids or not?: Are you sure you have just hemorrhoids? Bleeding from the rectum that recurs may also indicate anal fissures, proctitis (due to infection, inflammatory bowel disease, radiation therapy, stercoral ulcers, rectal prolapse, trauma, etc.) or a bleeding source further upstream. Depending on your age, risk factors, current medication (aspirin, nsaid's, anticoagulants can cause bleeding), get evaluated. ...Read more

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After a septoplasty why would bleeding occur from 7- 10 days after surgery.Why these specific days and not before.Am scared to go out during those day?

After a septoplasty why would bleeding occur from 7- 10 days after surgery.Why these specific days and not before.Am scared to go out during those day?

Drying post op: Sometimes patient can experience drying of the mucosa post op. Saline nasal mist can help with this. It the bleeding persists you need to return to your surgeon. ...Read more

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I have hemerrhoid, and it bleeds a bit occassionally, and hurts while bleeds, so what should I do to stop the pain and bleeding without having surgery?

I have hemerrhoid, and it bleeds a bit occassionally, and hurts while bleeds, so what should I do to stop the pain and bleeding without having surgery?

Hot Baths: Usually a nice hot bath with epsom salts and an over the counter hemorrhoid cream will help. Use a fiber supplement daily tokeep your atools soft and try not to strain at your bowel movements. Drink lots of water like eight 8 ounce glasses a day. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for bleeding after surgery?

What is the best treatment for bleeding after surgery?

Depends: There are very many factors that go into post-surgical bleeding. What surgery was performed? Where is the bleeding? Are there any medications or medical conditions that may promote the bleeding? Some bleeding may be very simple to control by applying direct pressure. Other bleeding may improve with medications or transfusions, while some may require return to the operating room. ...Read more

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I am 22 i had hemmorhid surgery (hemorrodectomy) 4month 5month ago and now am still bleeding?

I am 22 i had hemmorhid surgery (hemorrodectomy) 4month 5month ago and now am still bleeding?

Need: To see your surgeon. If your original bleeding was due to your hemorrhoids, surgery should have resolved it ny now. Either you have developed a fissure from your surgery or there is some other source of bleeding that has yet to be diagnosed. Might consider a second opinion and exam by another colon and rectal surgeon. ...Read more

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How bad should bleeding from fibroids be before surgery?

How bad should bleeding from fibroids be before surgery?

Depends: There are two issues here: medical risk from anemia from too much bleeding and your quality of life. A doctor check your blood count and easily know if there is any danger but only you can decide how much the fibroids bother you. But fibroid surgery is usually minimally invasive now so it is much quicker and easier than in the past. ...Read more

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Is it normal to still be bleeding days after my surgery?

Not usually: After most operations, there is minimal or no bleeding. Depending on the kind of wound you have, you may experience small amounts of bleeding for a short time afterwards. If you are still having bleeding and it has been several days, call your doctor. ...Read more

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I have had surgery last week and now I am having some bleeding. What should I do?

I have had surgery last week and now I am having some bleeding. What should I do?

Reinforce: Reinforce with bandage. This may be normal since it's only been a week. Depending on location and what type of surgery, this may be normal and it takes time to heal from surgery. Contact your surgeon and reinforce your bandage with more bandage. Good luck. ...Read more

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When does the bleeding stop. I have been elevated since surgery this am. I can't get it to stop or slow down?

When does the bleeding stop. I have been elevated since surgery this am. I can't get it to stop or slow down?

Bleeding post -op: Call you doctor immediately or call911 nd go to ER. After surgery ( and I am not sure what kind you had) you may have oozing but frank bleeding that soaks pads gauze should that be present. ...Read more

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Still bleeding days after bladder surgery, why?

Still bleeding days after bladder surgery, why?

Common: Most transurethral surgery on the bladder invoving biopsy or resection cause at least intermittant blood in the urine for some time (sometimes weeks) after surgery. Incisional (open) surgery causes bleeding for even longer. Discuss with your urologist. ...Read more

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Can you remove any bleeding anal lumps by surgery?

Can you remove any bleeding anal lumps by surgery?

Yes, but....: AT 43 we need to make sure the "anal lumps" are actually the cause of bleeding instead of something up inside the colon. It is usually recommended to look in the colon with colonoscopy prior to an anal procedure on a patient over 40. Most common "anal lumps" that bleed are internal hemorrhoids that can be treated several ways. ...Read more