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Is Internal Bleeding In The Belly Dangerous
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
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
Painless: Internal bleeding can be painless. Appendicitis almost always painful. You are taking Ibuprofen so an ulcer although unusual at 18 years old, would also be painful. Appendix pain usually starts around the belly button and settles in the right groin. Fevers can also occur. Bleeding is not common. A meckels diverticulum could bleed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hmmmm......: I'm not exactly sure what you mean. 'internal bleeding' usually means in the chest or belly, but you're talking about your finger. If you mean bleeding under the skin, it should stop & go away on its own. If under a nail and is painful, see your dr. For treatment. If neither one of these things, i'd recommend you see your dr. And she can evaluate your problem better by seeing your concern. ...Read more
What is bleeding?: Dying from internal bleeding depends on the rate of the bleeding and the medical condition of the patient. In some cases like a ruptured abdominal aneurysm the rate of bleeding is fast and death can occur quickly. If a pt has poor lungs or heart even a mild rate of bleeding could cause enough stress to cause death quickly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blunt trauma: Internal bleeding comes is many forms. A blow or trauma is common cause. Fall and spleen is torn. Car wreck and kidney is torn. There are many other causes of internal bleeding, associated with blood thinners, aneurysms and vascular disease. If you have abdominal pain, a trauma or you are taking blood thinners don't delay, get evaluated. Be well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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