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Blood Loss Side Effects
Generally, blood loss is a term most commonly referring to bleeding. Blood loss can occur rapidly, due to trauma, or can occur slowly, as seen in diseases of the stomach or intestinal tract. Blood loss could refer to blood disorders that cause anemias, as seen in autoimmune disorders ...Read more
I am taking propecia (finasteride) for hair loss for the last two years. Do I need any type of blood test to see if there are side effects developing.
My girlfriend takes DepoProvera shot and had hair loss side effects. If I have sex with her or her blood gets in my system can it cause me hair loss?
Depo: Depo can not be given to you by contact ...Read more
I know when you get cut you can bleed too much and suffer blood loss, can that that happen if you have a heavy period? Is it the same side affects?
I was in a bad motorcycle accident, no blood loss but flipped over handle bars and landed on flank side broke bones, now have trace protinura. Related?
Anemia?: I assume you mean chronic anemia. Power lifting is an anaerobic exercise and wouldn't be affected too much by acute anemia unless it was profound. More importantly, would be to identify the cause of a chronic anemia. Poor diet or a perhaps a medical condition that would have an indirect affect on your ability to train and/or build muscle mass. ...Read more
What are after effects of external haemorrhage. Can heavy blood loss can have any effect on menstrual cycle?
How do u deal with acute rapid blood loss effects like palpitations, dizziness, fatigue during a cycle but you hb is still fine. Ie from 14.4 -13?
Water intake: Make sure you drink enough water, and eat small meals more frequently. ...Read more
Not usually: When one bleeds to death, they usually become comatose (unconscious), as the brain is deprived of nutrients and oxygen. As best we know, this is not painful state. However, many patients who bleeding severely have a sense of doom and anxiety and sense their life is slipping away. "The ever say I feel like I'm gonna die"- a big warning sign for a trauma surgeon. ...Read more
Bleeding: Generally, blood loss is a term most commonly referring to bleeding. Blood loss can occur rapidly, due to trauma, or can occur slowly, as seen in diseases of the stomach or intestinal tract. Blood loss could refer to blood disorders that cause anemias, as seen in autoimmune disorders such as hemolytic anemia. ...Read more
Blood loss symptoms: People with blood loss do not have pain just on account of the blood loss. Blood loss can be rapid and acute or slow and chronic. The effects of blood loss are to lower your blood pressure, increase your heart rate, and make you feel dizzy. It does not cause pain. But the same event that caused the blood loss (like a gun shot or trauma) may cause damage to other tissues which causes pain. ...Read more
Foods high in iron: After blood loss, you want foods high in iron. Some examples are red meat, eggs (with yolks), dark leafy greens like spinach and collards, beans, lentils, chickpeas, mollusks (clams, oysters, scallops, etc), liver, and artichokes. You also want to be sure you're well-hydrated. ...Read more
Variable: The body will try to compensate from extreme blood loss. First the heart rate will pick up (tachycardia). You may have sweating or diaphoresis, one may also become lightheaded and eventually collapse. This is the body's way of getting us supine to assist with distribution of blood flow. Fainting works. ...Read more
Always some: The manner in which fibroids are removed depends on location. Those in the cavity can usually be removed with a hysteroscope (camera which passes through the vagina and cervix.) most others can be removed via a laprascope. The use of the robot can really aid in closure of the incisions in the uterus. Most fibroids do not require a major incision in the abdomen, which limits blood loss. ...Read more
Possible: It would certainly be possible, particularly if there were an underlying bleeding disorder. ...Read more
120 days: Life span of the average red blood cell is 120 days or three months. So it takes this amount of time to regenerate or replace blood that has been lost as a result of trauma, surgery, and or donation. ...Read more
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If you get stabbed with a knife, should you remove the knife or leave it there to prevent more blood loss?
Leave it!: The knife may be blocking a site from bleeding, or in the chest it may keep air from entering the chest cavity. Dress around the knife as best you can and if possible stabilize it so it cannot be moved get help on site asap, don't move the victim unless it is either too risky to stay or no help is available. ...Read more
For 57+ female is change in Hb 10.6 to 12.4 using 'Orofer XT' for 2+ months good enough improvement? Does it indicate any blood loss?
It is generally: Expected that with this degree of anemia, iron supplementation will result in a normal hemoglobin in 6-8 weeks so she seems to be on track. BUT, the most important question is whether the cause of the anemia was investigated. A 57 year old woman should not just be given iron supplements; sources of bleeding, especially in the GI tract, must be explored. Hopefully a full anemia work-up was done:) ...Read more
I'm 47 year old female, my blood tests result is 44 and the maximum should be 45, is it good or I should take care and what are the side effects of it?
Unclear: Please tell us which blood test result this is. Can re-ask with this clarification. Thank you. ...Read more
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