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How could I know if I had a bleeding disorder?

How could I know if I had a bleeding disorder?

Excessive bleeding: Often bleeding disorders are not recognized in women until they experience childbirth. Women may have a postpartum hemorrhage, prompting a work-up. Teenagers with heavy periods who become anemic also merit a work-up. In general, a bleeding disorder should be considered in anyone with excessive bleeding, such as bleeding that does not stop promptly after a minor laceration. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a bleeding disorder?

How do I know if I have a bleeding disorder?

Testing: A full evaluation by a doctor including a careful history, physical exam and appropriate blood testing. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have a bleeding disorder?

How can I tell if I have a bleeding disorder?

Bleeding: Spontaneous bleeding, like nosebleeds or heavy menstruation for women, can be an early clue. Many patients are only discovered when they have significant bleeding during surgery. Finally, sometimes bleeding problems are diagnosed due to abnormal blood tests on routine or preop testing. ...Read more

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How would I know if I had a bleeding disorder before getting pregnant?

How would I know if I had a bleeding disorder before getting pregnant?

Blood tests: Common bleeding disorders can be diagnosed with a panel of blood tests checking platelets, prothrombin time, and partial thromboplastin time. There are also genetic problems, like hemophilia which cause a deficiency of certain clotting factors. If you have a bleeding tendency in your family, get checked. ...Read more

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How can I know if i had a miscarriage?

How can I know if i had a miscarriage?

Dr can confirm.: Symptoms of miscarriage can include vaginal bleeding, abdominal pain, pelvic cramps & back discomfort. To accurately assess for a miscarriage a serum HCG level, pelvic ultrasound and pelvic examination will provide the physician with necessary information. ...Read more

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What if i was to have a mental disorder would i know it?

What if i was to have a mental disorder would i know it?

No problem: That dose is within acceptable limits. Make sure advil (ibuprofen) is taken with food to minimize the risk of GI problems. ...Read more

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Would I know if I had a brain bleed?

Would I know if I had a brain bleed?

Maybe: Brain hemorrhages have multiple causes but usually have a significant headache associated with them. There can also be neurological deficits like weakness or tingling. If you have any thoughts that a hemorrhage is possible, you should seek medical attention for evaluation immediately! ...Read more

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How can I know if I had a seizure?

How can I know if I had a seizure?

You don't: typically, people around you describe what happens to you during a "seizure" attack. If this is a worry, see a neurologist for a work up. ...Read more

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How would I know if I was having a miscarriage?

How would I know if I was having a miscarriage?

Cramping & bleeding: Bleeding and cramping in the first trimester are the most common warning signs of a miscarriage. Spotting and some cramping can be normal in the first trimester as the pregnancy implants, but if the bleeding becomes bright red or cramps persist you should have an ultrasound to check the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Could you tell me if i was to have a mental disorder would i know it?

Could you tell me if i was to have a mental disorder would i know it?

Not necessarily: You may or may not have insight into the matter. If it caused you pain or suffering or was a change from previous mood/ thinking/ behavior than you may be more likely to be self-aware. ...Read more

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How do I know if i still have an eating disorder, or if i ever had one?

How do I know if i still have an eating disorder, or if i ever had one?

Good question: Eating disorders really vary a lot. You are smart to address it directly. If you are worried that you have an eating disorder, get some personalized attention for it. Talk to a licensed therapist about it. If this is the tip of the iceberg it is best to start dealing with it now. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do I know. If I have a gi bleed?

How do I know. If I have a gi bleed?

Depends: You will not know if there is a slow, mild bleed. A persistent slow bleed may cause anemia. A large bleed will produce bloody stool, fainting, weakness and pallor. If you have any doubt do a fecal occult blood test, better yet, see a doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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How do I know if I could have anxiety? What are the beginning symptoms? I think I had an attack once..

How do I know if I could have anxiety? What are the beginning symptoms? I think I had an attack once..

Anxiety: Common symptoms: chronic worry for no apparent reason, overwhelming fear of a stimulus or situation, agitation, nervousness, or thoughts of dread accompanied by physical symptoms (sweating, high heart rate, flushing, panic). Important to determine if symptoms affect functioning in multiple domains (school, social activities, etc). Be sure to discuss with parent or family, as well as your doctor. ...Read more

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How could I know if I have a problem with my pessary?

How could I know if I have a problem with my pessary?

Won't stay in place: A well fitted pessary holds everything in place, doesn't fall out, and doesn't hurt or interfere with bladder and bowel function. It will feel "like normal" when it's in, the same way a tampon or contraceptive diaphragm is imperceptible when it's in properly. Pessaries work for uterine prolapse, cystocele (dropped bladder), rectocele and enterocele. ...Read more

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How do I know if i just had a seizure?

How do I know if i just had a seizure?

Insufficient data: Your question is far too general to answer satisfactorily. Please repost with more detail. ...Read more

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How could i know if I have a stomach cancer?

How could i know if I have a stomach cancer?

Pain, anemia: You are too young for it unless you have family hx. Stomach pain, mass, blood vomiting, black stool, low blood, low b12, macrocytic anemia, obstructive features like vomiting, anorexia, wt loss is common. ...Read more

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What to do if I haven't had a period can it be?

What to do if I haven't had a period can it be?

Don't know your age.: Menarche usually occurs between ages 11 & 13 in the US. However for some their period could start as early as age 9 & for others not until 16. Before you have a period, you will have noticed breast development, pubic hair & white to yellowish vaginal discharge. Before the first period a girl may feel bloated, develop cramps in legs or abdomen & feel moody (depressed or anxious). ...Read more

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How could i tell if I have a splinter?

How could i tell if I have a splinter?

Splinter: A splinter may be painful and the foreign body may be visible under the skin. ...Read more