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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

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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Would you be sick if you had internal bleeding for days?

Would you be sick if you had internal bleeding for days?

Likely : Blood is an irritant. For example, women can have ruptured cyst with even small amount of blood, it can cause lots of pain. Lot of bleeding will cause u to be light headed, short of breath and pass out.... It can b life threatening. ...Read more

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If you had internal bleeding in the brain how long could you survive? I don't know if there is a specific answer.

If you had internal bleeding in the brain how long could you survive? I don't know if there is a specific answer.

No specific answer.: Survival will depend on many factors: cause of bleeding, location, magnitude, access to critical care, etc. When blood irritates brain tissues, it causes swelling. This is known as cerebral edema. The pooled blood collects into a mass called a hematoma. These conditions increase pressure on nearby brain tissue, and that reduces vital blood flow and kills brain cells. ...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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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