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Is internal bleeding in the belly dangerous?

Is internal bleeding in the belly dangerous?

Abdominal bleeding: Yes. Very dangerous. Only exception would be if somehow you know that the bleeding has stopped and is under control, but this usually takes a surgical (or endoscopic) intervention. ...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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How hard does a blow to the abdomen have to be to cause internal bleeding? How many hours before symptoms arise?

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

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What would cause a belly button to bleed? Could it be from internal bleeding?

What would cause a belly button to bleed? Could it be from internal bleeding?

Local trauma: Or a residual congenital tract-urachus which is remaining from umbilical cord and sometimes becomes a cyst or gets inflamed. ...Read more

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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

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

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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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I have internal bleeding on my nail and it seems to be spreading. What do I do?

I have internal bleeding on my nail and it seems to be spreading. What do I do?

First aid for nail : Put your finger in ice water or put pressure on it for 10 minutes. If more the 50% is filled with blood, you may need to see an urgent care doc to have a simple procedure to have the nail pierced and to let the blood out for immediate pain relief. ...Read more

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I'm not sure but is internal bleeding in testicles bad?

I'm not sure but is internal bleeding in testicles bad?

Yes it is: If they are swollen then it should be checked out promptly y a physician. ...Read more

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How to know if i need to go to the doctor for internal bleeding?

How to know if i need to go to the doctor for internal bleeding?

Any!: Pain, history of bleeding, Weak,tired, black stools, pale, fast heart beat. Lab positive stool, anemia. Why do you think you are bleeding? ...Read more

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I have an internal bleeding in my leg due to car accidents. What are the precautions for fastest recovery ?

I have an internal bleeding in my leg due to car accidents. What are the precautions for fastest recovery ?

Rice: Rest, ice, elevate)ice 20 minutes three x day. If you have not been seen by md have evaluated to ensure no significant and serious injury ! ...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