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Relative is currently in the hospital for broken bones and internal bleeding, will he heal?

Relative is currently in the hospital for broken bones and internal bleeding, will he heal?

This is a question: That is best suited for your relative's physician. There is not enough information available to answer this. Take care. ...Read more

Internal Bleeding (Definition)

Also known as an internal hemorrhage, internal bleeding refers to bleeding that occurs inside the body that is not seen from the outside. This happens when there is damage to an artery or vein from trauma, an injury to the spleen, a ruptured aneurysm, or erosion into an artery or vein from cancer or gastric ulcer. Internal bleeding is a medical emergency ...Read more


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How long would it take for slit wrists, internal bleeding, dislocated jaw, craked ribs, fracutured skull to heal?

How long would it take for slit wrists, internal bleeding, dislocated jaw, craked ribs, fracutured skull to heal?

Weeks to never: Everything listed other than a dislocated jaw normally would take weeks to heal. A dislocated jaw may never heal or correctly go back into a normal condition. Once the ligaments are stretched or ruptured, they will never be the same again. ...Read more

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How do I know exactly what is internal bleeding?

How do I know exactly what is internal bleeding?

Many things: There are many causes of internal bleeding. Ulcers of the stomach/duodenum, major artery rupture, crohn's disease, small bowel tumors, colon cancer, colon infections, ulcerative colitis, vascular lesions of the colon, liver cirrhosis with enlarged esophageal veins. Trauma from car accident, gun or knife injury. Symptoms may be none with mild anemia, to severe weakness and low blood pressure. ...Read more

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Internal bleeding after 48 hours, what should I do?

Internal bleeding after 48 hours, what should I do?

Call ur doc: You need to call ur surgeon or doctor asap. Or 911 if starting to feel dizzy, short of breath or chest pain/pressure. ...Read more

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How would I know if I were having internal bleeding?

How would I know if I were having internal bleeding?

Depends: There could be little symptoms such as mild weakness and anemia. Sometimes vomiting of blood or passing dark old blood in the bowel movements if there is intestinal bleeding. Sometimes there may be cramping abdominal discomfort. There may be no abdominal pain. However, if you mean bleeding from a severe accident with liver or spleen damage, then abdominal pain and distension would be noted. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are signs of internal bleeding?

I was wondering what are signs of internal bleeding?

Bleeding: Signs are usually from the site where the trauma or bleeding is located and can be
abdominal pain or swelling or feeling light-headed, dizziness, or fainting, external bruising called ecchymosis or headache if the bleeding is inside the head. ...Read more

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Feel like I may have internal bleeding need help asap?

Feel like I may have internal bleeding need help asap?

Bleeding: If you have signs of internal bleeding, then go to the nearest ER and they will evaluate you. They will perform blood testing, support your blood pressure with intravenous fluids and if necessary, call in a specialist to evaluate you further. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the signs of internal bleeding?

I was wondering what are the signs of internal bleeding?

Bleeding: Signs are usually from the site where the trauma or bleeding is located and can be
abdominal pain or swelling or feeling light-headed, dizziness, or fainting, external bruising called ecchymosis or headache if the bleeding is inside the head. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the signs of sever internal bleeding?

I was wondering what are the signs of sever internal bleeding?

Bleeding: Signs are usually from the site where the trauma or bleeding is located and can be
abdominal pain or swelling or feeling light-headed, dizziness, or fainting, external bruising called ecchymosis or headache if the bleeding is inside the head. ...Read more

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I have internal bleeding and I don't know what medication to take?

I have internal bleeding and I don't know what medication to take?

More information: To get an answer, there is a lot more information that is needed, in addition to a medical exam. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between my internal bleeding and the fact that I'm a marathon runner?

Confusing: Internal bleeding is very serious and usually requires hospitalization and urgent surgery. Being a marathon runner is not related. ...Read more

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I know back bending contortion can't usually cause internal bleeding because the organs in the bend section are not rigid, what about front bending?

I know back bending contortion can't usually cause internal bleeding because the organs in the bend section are not rigid, what about front bending?

Shouldn't matter: Slowly stretching your torso shouldn't put you at risk for internal bleeding. This is usually something that happens after a sharp blow to the trunk. Anything however is possible. I keep it in perspective, winning the lottery is also possible. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What does internal bleeding feel like? I had a minor car accident 12 days ago. And think I may have it

What does internal bleeding feel like? I had a minor car accident 12 days ago. And think I may have it

DEPENDS: If the internal bleeding is intravisceral (in stomach or gut) there will probably no feelings until one becomes anemic enough to be tired or dizzy. If the bleeding is intraabdominal, in the cavity of the abdomen, blood is an irritant, so there will be pain and discomfort. Spenic bleeding will also cause left shoulder pain. See your doctor if you have serious concerns about bleeding. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a contortionist character in my book, if they bent in certain ways, is it possible to crush internal organs, causing internal bleeding?

I have a contortionist character in my book, if they bent in certain ways, is it possible to crush internal organs, causing internal bleeding?

No: Within the abdomen, the more rigid organs, such as liver, spleen and kidneys are pretty well protected by the ribs, the muscles and spine. The more pliable organs, such as intestine, bladder, stomach are in the area of bending. Therefore a contortionist, where they bend in the mid abdomen, would be unlikely to have any organ damage. ...Read more

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Yesterday I hit the left side of my head, it hurt for 2 minutes. Today it only hurts when I touch it. How can I know there is no internal bleeding?

Yesterday I hit the left side of my head, it hurt for 2 minutes. Today it only hurts when I touch it. How can I know there is no internal bleeding?

Definite-imaging: If you want a definitive answer then you would want to have imaging. However, not all traumas will need that. I am wondering why you are concerned about possible bleeding. Did you loose conciousness? Are you having severe symptoms or nausea, or sleepiness? or bleeding? If yes, then you definitely need to be checked out in the hospital. If infected also need hospital. ...Read more

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When someone falls on the back of his head, how to know if he has internal bleeding or if there 's something dangerous? I mean before arriving to hospi

When someone falls on the back of his head, how to know if he has internal bleeding or if there 's something dangerous? I mean before arriving to hospi

You will never know: Any head injury how trivial it appears, should be evaluated by trained person, ideally in e r setting to prevent lethal out comes. ...Read more

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I have internal bleeding on my nail and it seems to be spreading. What do I do?

I have internal bleeding on my nail and it seems to be spreading. What do I do?

First aid for nail: Put your finger in ice water or put pressure on it for 10 minutes. If more the 50% is filled with blood, you may need to see an urgent care doc to have a simple procedure to have the nail pierced and to let the blood out for immediate pain relief. ...Read more

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I'm not sure but is internal bleeding in testicles bad?

Yes it is: If they are swollen then it should be checked out promptly y a physician. ...Read more

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What causes internal bleeding?

What causes internal bleeding?

Vague question: Be more specific.
If your want a personal consult contact me @ healthtap. Com/dr-hermanhammerstead ...Read more

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What can cause internal bleeding?

What can cause internal bleeding?

Many possibilities: Trauma or injury such as major car accident, spleen or liver injury, penetrating trauma, etc. Postoperative bleeding is uncommon. Bleeding from ruptured ectopic pregnancy. Unless you mean internal bleeding inside the intestines such as stomach ulcers, colon cancers, colon lesions like vascular malformations or diverticula, hemorrhoids, etc. ...Read more

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What is a sign of internal bleeding?

Variable: If into abdominal cavity, pain, anemia, weakness, etc.
If into bowel: positive stool for blood, or black stool, or frank blood with BM. ...Read more

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What causes internal bleeding in a woman?

What causes internal bleeding in a woman?

Internal Bleeding: I don't know what you mean by internal bleeding. Do you mean bleeding in GI tract, or in kidneys, ureters and bladder.Or uterine bleeding. Or bleeding in any other part of the bogy like intracranial in the head, or in the lungs.
Please elaborate what you mean by internal bleeding. ...Read more

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What are the tests for internal bleeding?

What are the tests for internal bleeding?

Depends: A complete blood count (CBC) shows decreased red blood cells (anemia) over time if you are bleeding. Checking stool for microscopic blood, history of heavy menstrual periods in women help determine where you are bleeding. If the bleeding is faster such as from trauma, CT scans and ultrasound are typically used to identify bleeding and possibly source. Vital Signs (bp and pulse) are the 1st clue ...Read more

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What can be the symptoms of internal bleeding?

What can be the symptoms of internal bleeding?

None: Depends on how fast and ability to compensate. May have no symptoms. Have a blood test. ...Read more

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What is internal bleeding and how is it cured?

Need much more: Information. Where is the bleeding coming from? Is it from inside the intestines or from traumatic damage to one of the internal organs? Medical or surgical treatments are possible depending on what is bleeding and where. ...Read more

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What exactly does internal bleeding feel like?

What exactly does internal bleeding feel like?

Variable: Depends on the cause. Bleeding stomach ulcers may have no symptoms except for the visual clue such as vomiting blood or having dark black bowel movement. Same with colon bleeding; no symptoms except maybe seeing red blood from rectum. Otherwise major traumatic injury such as fall, car accident, knife or gunshot wound would cause pain & bleeding. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is internal bleeding noticable?

Can you tell me is internal bleeding noticable?

Sometimes: Internal bleeding into an organ with communication to the outside can become noticeable with only small amount of bleeding, e.g. Bleeding in the lung can be coughed up (hemoptysis), or a bleeding stomach ulcer may induce vomiting of "coffee ground" emesis or vomiting blood (hematemesis). Bleeding into other parts of the body, however, can be extensive before a person notices symptoms. ...Read more

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How would you know if you had internal bleeding?

How would you know if you had internal bleeding?

Depends: If you mean intestinal bleeding, then little abdominal cramping, sometimes vomiting of blood or old dark blood in the bowel movements, weakness and anemia. If you mean internal bleeding from severe abdominal trauma, then abdominal pain and abdominal swelling may be noted, with anemia. ...Read more

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What are the complications of internal bleeding?

What are the complications of internal bleeding?

Where and How bad?: The answer to this could be anything from no complications to death. Blood within the vascular system is the lifeline for every cell in the body. Anytime you are losing more blood than your body can manufacture you become anemic (low red blood cells). Once your blood counts get down to 1/4 to 1/3 of normal you are at great risk of high output heart failure, under-perfused organs, shock, and death ...Read more

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What kind of illness can cause internal bleeding?

What kind of illness can cause internal bleeding?

Gastrointestinal: Stomach ulcers, cancer in the GI tract, diverticulosis of the colon are some examples. Cirrhosis of the liver can lead to life threading bleeding from dilated veins in the esophagus and stomach.

Traumatic injuries often cause "internal bleeding". ...Read more

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How can one tell if they have internal bleeding?

See your doctor ASAP: If you are concerned about internal bleeding see a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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How long for someone to die for internal bleeding?

How long for someone to die for internal bleeding?

From minutes to days: Depends on the rate of bleeding and the affected organ. A ruptured aorta, liver or spleen could lead to death within a few minutes. Internal bleeding around the heart or inside the skull could also by fatal within minutes. The body has many mechanisms to try to control bleeding. Many times the bleeding stops altogether, other times bleeding could continue at lower rate for hours or days. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for internal bleeding.?

What are some home remedies for internal bleeding.?

Don't do IT: Internal bleeding can be rapidly fatal. Get under the care of your PMD/PCP immediately if you suspect this problem ...Read more

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What does it feel like if you have internal bleeding?

What does it feel like if you have internal bleeding?

DEPENDS: If the internal bleeding is intravisceral (in stomach or gut) there will probably no feelings until one becomes anemic enough to be tired or dizzy. If the bleeding is intraabdominal, in the cavity of the abdomen, blood is an irritant, so there will be pain and discomfort. Spenic bleeding will also cause left shoulder pain. See your doctor if you have serious concerns about bleeding. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are signs of internal bleeding?

Could you tell me what are signs of internal bleeding?

Can be serious: Severe internal bleeding can be quickly life threatening. Severe internal bleeding would most likely occur from a major accident or knife or gun penetrating injury. Rapid loss of blood pressure, passing out, rapid heart beat, unconscious, abdominal pain, anemia, etc. ...Read more

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