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Whats abnormal vaginal bleeding?

Whats abnormal vaginal bleeding?

Heavy, unpredictable: Generally speaking, anything that's out of the "ordinary.". Heavier menses that is consistent (e.g. More than about 3 months straight), bleeding in between cycles in the absence of hormonal manipulation and bleeding after sex are some examples. ...Read more

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Dr. William Walsh
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Shock (Definition)

Shock is a condition in which a person cannot circulate enough blood (carrying oxygen & nutrients) to the vital organs in the body. If shock persists, various parts of the body will stop working, and the person will die. Causes of shock include injuries, excessive bleeding, heart failure, infections, chemical imbalances, ...Read more


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What to do about hypovolemic shock secondary to GI bleed?

What to do about hypovolemic shock secondary to GI bleed?

Shock treatment: The aim of anti-shock treatment is to two fold. One, is to replete the lost volume due to the hemorrhage and the other is stop the source of the bleeding. Doing only one will not resolve the situation. In the hospital blood and/or fluids will be given and treatment plans to stop the cause of the bleed will need to be carried out successfully. Surgery may be required, in some instances, to do so. ...Read more

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I have very bad vaginal bleeding and it really hurts ?

I have very bad vaginal bleeding and it really hurts ?

See your gyn: Or a gyn or go to er could be many things, and if u are sex active #1 r/o pregnancy, u need an exam , blood work and an ultrasound to start off with. ...Read more

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How can I slow what seems to be excessive vaginal bleeding?

Get seen, FIND cause: A common cause of menorrhagia (excessive bleeding) is 'hormone imbalance' but cancer must be ruled out with exam/pap smear/possible endometrial biopsy. An ultrasound can look for fibroid tumors of the uterus which can also contribute to excessive bleeding. If all tests are normal then a trial of hormones ('the pill') or an ablation may dramatically improve your bleeding.Hysterectomy is last resort. ...Read more

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What would cause a very bad smelling brownish vaginal bleeding?

What would cause a very bad smelling brownish vaginal bleeding?

A few things: The most common cause of foul smelling vaginal discharge is bacterial vaginosis. This is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria. It is treated with antibiotics. Retained tampons also cause a foul smell. STDs like trichomoniasis are another cause. ...Read more

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Do herpes cause vaginal bleeding?

Do herpes cause vaginal bleeding?

Not really: If the herpetic ulceration is really raw it can bleed but in general herpes is not a cause of significant vaginal bleeding. ...Read more

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Can cystitis cause vaginal bleeding?

No: Cystitis is usually due to bacterial infection of the bladder, though non-bacterial cystitis also occurs. Neither type should cause vaginal bleeding. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/cystitis/ds00285. ...Read more

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Does estrogen stop vaginal bleeding?

Does estrogen stop vaginal bleeding?

Depends: It depends on the cause of the bleeding. In some cases it can make things worse, so it's important to know why the abnormal bleeding is occurring. A gyn can help. ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Hypovolemic Shock (Definition)

Hypovolemic shock is a condition where the body has lost too much fluid or blood in a short time frame. As a result, the heart is unable to pump enough blood to maintain the function of the organs. Symptoms include a rapid heartbeat, cold, clammy ...Read more


Dr. Alan Patterson
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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