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What are symptoms of acute blood loss?

What are symptoms of acute  blood loss?

Shock: Symptoms are dizzyness, light-headedness, weakness, and fainting. Also sweating , clamminess and chilled. ...Read more

Blood Loss (Definition)

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


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Im anemic due to heavy blood loss mentrating. Found out I have fibroids. How long do I have to take feramax till my anemic symptoms disappear? Out i

Im anemic due to heavy blood loss mentrating. Found out I have fibroids. How long do I have to take feramax till my anemic symptoms disappear?  Out i

Depends on your coun: Generally it takes a while to build up your count with iron supplements. Your doctor should come up with a rigid plan if your anemia is severe. Good luck! ...Read more

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How long will it take for my symptoms of anemia (headache and dizziness) to go away? My anemia was caused by blood loss from a miscarriage and surger

How long will it take for my symptoms of anemia (headache and dizziness) to go away?  My anemia was caused by blood loss from a miscarriage and surger

90 days +: It takes 90 days for the body to manufacture one mature red blood cell from the bone marrow and get it into circulation. If your blood loss was very severe, it may take longer and oral daily iron supplementation is essential. ...Read more

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How much blood loss is serious?

How much blood loss is serious?

Blood loss: Blood loss of any amount can be potentially serious. This depends upon the age of the patient, co-morbid conditions, acuity of the blood loss, and whether they are ongoing. Discuss the specifics with your doctor. ...Read more

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Describe the features of blood loss.?

Describe the features of blood loss.?

Depends on rate: Rapid blood loss, think: gunshot wound, leads to immediate shock and death, obviously. Gradual blood loss leads to anemia with symptoms of fatigue, weakness, apathy, and malaise. Very severe anemia is surprisingly well tolerated for long periods if it has occurred very slowly like due to menstruation without adequate iron replacement or slow bleeding in the bowels. ...Read more

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How can extensive blood loss affect a person?

How can extensive blood loss affect a person?

Weakness, dizziness: And possible death if too much is lost. There needs to be immediate transport to the nearest ED if the person involved is not able to stay awake or cannot ambulate by themselves. If blood loss is due to a wound and will not stop bleeding then go to the nearest ED. ...Read more

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I was wondering is dying from blood loss painful?

I was wondering is dying from blood loss painful?

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

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What is the definition or description of: blood loss?

What is the definition or description of: blood loss?

Blood loss: Is just that -- depletion of HGB due to bleeding. The only caveat is that if the bleeding is very slow then the source can be very difficult to isolate. ...Read more

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When should I be concerned about the amount of blood loss?

When should I be concerned about the amount of blood loss?

Need more info: In order to answer this question, one would need more contextual information. ...Read more