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Dr. Arthur Balin
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Bleeding Easily (Overview)

Some people may experience easy bleeding. This may be due to hereditary conditions, such as hemophilia, or from taking blood thinners, such as aspirin.


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My nose keeps bleeding easily. I don't know what is causing it?

My nose keeps bleeding easily. I don't know what is causing it?

Several reasons.: There are several reasons for repeated nose bleeds. Dryness of the nasal lining, hypertension, rarely tumor. There are other rare causes such as blood disorders, auto-immune disease and chronic infection. However, the most common cause of frequent epistaxis (bleeding from the nose) is a prominent plexus of small vessels in the front bottom of the nose. You may just need simple cautery. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Balin
49 doctors shared insights

Bleeding Easily (Overview)

Some people may experience easy bleeding. This may be due to hereditary conditions, such as hemophilia, or from taking blood thinners, such as aspirin.


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Gum disease, inflammation of the gums and bleeding easily - what could it mean?

Gum disease, inflammation of the gums and bleeding easily - what could it mean?

Periodontal disease: Periodontal disease is a common cause of tooth loss in adults. The symptoms you describe suggest periodontal disease. Consult your dentist for treatment and preventing further damage. ...Read more

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Outer haemorrhoids. Is there a simple answer to get rid of them very painful and bleeding at times?

Outer haemorrhoids. Is there a simple answer to get rid of them  very painful and bleeding at times?

Veins: Hemorrhoids are normal veins in the anal canal. They can become inflamed or enlarged with constipation or prolonged and repeated straining to have a bowel movement. Treated at home by avoiding constipation, drink plenty of liquids, eat more fiber (fruits, vegetables, metamucil), avoid junk foods. See a surgeon if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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What would be considered bruising oe bleeding easily?

What would be considered bruising oe bleeding easily?

More than expected: Easy bruising is bruising that occur out of proportion to the offending trauma. Bruising includes ecchymoses (large areas), petechia & purpura (pinpoint 1-3 mm & larger >3 mm bleeding under the skin & mucous membranes. Easy bleeding includes nosebleeds, bleeding gums, gastrointestinal/rectal bleeding, heavy periods, prolonged bleeding with minor surgery or tooth extraction. ...Read more

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My nose keeps bleeding easily. I don't know what is causing it?

Several reasons.: There are several reasons for repeated nose bleeds. Dryness of the nasal lining, hypertension, rarely tumor. There are other rare causes such as blood disorders, auto-immune disease and chronic infection. However, the most common cause of frequent epistaxis (bleeding from the nose) is a prominent plexus of small vessels in the front bottom of the nose. You may just need simple cautery. ...Read more

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Bleeding easily. And blood pooling in my bed. Pregnant?

Bleeding easily. And blood pooling in my bed. Pregnant?

Possibly: Heavy bleeding is common and can be caused by many conditions. If you are late for your period then check a pregnancy test. If positive see your doctor. Early pregnancy bleeding may be normal but may also be signs of a miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy. If you are not pregnant heavy bleeding may be caused by fibroids, adenomyosis or other conditions. Again, see you dr. For an evaluation. ...Read more

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What are signs and symptoms of bruising and bleeding easily?

What are signs and symptoms of bruising and bleeding easily?

Different types....: Spontaneous bruising in various parts of body, esp area not prone to getting hit, like the shins, that are over 2cm. Blood in urine. Blood in stool (they may turn black). Excessively bleeding gums, frequent nose bleed to large ones. These are signs and symptoms. As far as some causes of problems of abnormal bleeding or clotting (coagulopathy), see prior answer on this topic. ...Read more

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Gum disease, inflammation of the gums and bleeding easily - what could it mean?

Periodontal disease: Periodontal disease is a common cause of tooth loss in adults. The symptoms you describe suggest periodontal disease. Consult your dentist for treatment and preventing further damage. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have gum disease w/ out the inflammation of the gums and bleeding easily?

Yes: Particularly if you are a smoker. Not all gum diseases manifest themselves with red, swollen and bleeding gums. Only your dentist can check for sure and a simple exam and xrays can confirm any problem or not. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more