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Internal Bleeding Symptoms After Surgery
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
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
Hematuria: Blood in urine can be a symptom of bladder or kidney disease. If this is what u mean by internal bleeding. Bladder causes of blood in urine can be;- infection/cystitis, bladder tumor, bladder stone & interstitial cystitis. Majority of non-smoking patients with blood in urine from bladder causes do not have a serious medical problem. However u should seek medical advice. ...Read more
How long after possible ingestion of a sharp object that caused internal bleeding would you see symptoms? What would they be?
Consult a doctor: If you have swallowed a sharp object it could cause bleeding anywhere along your GI tract, from mouth to anus. This is a potentially serious event that should be evaluated and monitored properly. I would either consult your personal physician immediately or present yourself to an emergency room or both. Please seek proper medical attention. This is not the place. ...Read more
Severe pain: Trauma severe enough to cause intra-abdominal bleeding will likely result in severe abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, fast heart rate, low blood pressure, dizziness, and worsening tenderness of the abdomen. The presence of any symptoms just listed should prompt an immediate trip to the nearest emergency room without delay. ...Read more
I hurt my head on Saturday, not to hard but it still kinda hurts, I don't have symptoms of internal bleeding so my mom says I'm fine, WhatShouldIdo?
How does asprin cause internal bleeding? Would there not be warning signs/symptoms before it was serious?
Thins the blood: Aspirin interferes with the ability your blood to clot. It does this by interfering with the ability of your platelets to clot. The platelets are little cell like structures that help the blood clot. If their efficacy is interfered with they will not clot and bleeding occurs. It can also irritate the lining of the stomach and intestines which can also cause ulcers and bleeding. ...Read more
How hard does a blow to the abdomen have to be to cause internal bleeding? How many hours before symptoms arise?
It depends: Any abdominal trauma has the potential to injure your spleen or other viscera, and cause internal bleeding. That said, it generally takes a great deal of force to cause internal bleeding, such as from a car wreck or serious altercation. However, if you have a condition that gives you splenomegaly, it is much easier to be injured. This is a common problem with infectious mononucleosis. ...Read more
After a heart cath, can I develop internal bleeding? And if so what symptoms would I likely have?
If a heart cath. Was done through the femoral artery ("groin access"), the catheter is inserted very close to the abdominal cavity. If there is bleeding from the cath site, it may bleed into the abdomen/pelvis.
This may result in back/abdominal pain, lightheadedness/dizziness from blood loss, and/or fast heart rate.
If this is a concern, it requires prompt evaluation in your emergency dept. ...Read more
Intestinal blockage. Intestinal problems since age 12. Hospitalized with internal bleeding one year ago. Stil having symptoms. Age 22 male.?
Intestinal issue: You may have a meckels diverticulum or crohn's. ...Read more
I had emergency surgery in Feb 2017 due to internal bleeding. I am still experiencing pain from this. How long does it take for this to heal?
It depends.: What kind of emergency surgery? What was operated on and why? ...Read more
Why risk life vs OR?: All methods are procedures: endoscopy might access some sources; interventional radiology and angiography might reach others. If bleeding internally, surgical access and resolution are most common approach--except in limited situations with solid organs (liver / spleen) after some traumas that are watched very closely for cessation. Good luck! ...Read more
Depends: It depends on what is the cause of the internal bleeding. ...Read more
What percentage of ppl with UC get surgery? What are the odds for the person who has mild left sided colitis. I have no symptoms, no bleeding, off meds
Most diseases can vary in their course to a greater or lesser extent. Medicines help some better than others. Surgery in ulcerative colitiis pt's occurs in 24-40% according to this great page by the Surgery Division at UCSF:
http://colorectal. Surgery. Ucsf. Edu/conditions--procedures/ulcerative-colitis. Aspx ...Read more
I've had my pendix removed on Dec 7 and then had a surgery same day for internal bleeding but I'm better now and no pain. Can I have sex now?
Usually once all pain is gone and full mobility comfortably.2-4 weeks would be common.
Be cautious and stop if any discomfort.
I had an ovarian torsion surgery as well as internal bleeding and 3 cyst removed September 10th. Its now November and sex drive hasn't returned. I'm 23?
Nature rules: Sometimes nature knows best. Abstinence makes the heart grow fonder. ...Read more
Is it possible an ovarian cyst can cause a false negative on a hpt ten years ago I had horrible cysts 2 ruptured and I had emergency surgery to stop internal bleeding. I am now 7 days late
An ovarian cyst should not cause a false negative on a hpt, however there are other causes. These includs:
testing too early
error when performing the test
not reading the result when directed, i.e. Waiting too long to read the result
my advice would be to repeat the test if your period does not start in another week or so, or you can have one done in your doctor's office sooner.
Good luck. ...Read more
Does a hysterectomy bring on symptoms of menopause? My doctor is recommending a hysterectomy to deal with my severe fibroids and bleeding; she calls it "surgical menopause." will I have symptoms of menopause like hot flashes after the surgery? .
Colorectal doc said I need surgery for external hemorrhoids (also have internal ones). NO bleeding or pain, just feel like need to push in muscle after BMs. Is surgery really nec or are there other options can be tried first? Hear surgery very painful
Most operations: Involve some pain, but usually controlled well with pain meds. If you are unsure about your doctor's recommendation, you should get a second opinion. ...Read more
Not likely: But consult your surgeon, just to make sure. ...Read more
See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
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
More information: To get an answer, there is a lot more information that is needed, in addition to a medical exam. ...Read more
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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