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What is the treatment for retroperitoneal hemorrhage?

What is the treatment for retroperitoneal hemorrhage?

Hemorrhage: Retroperitoneal hemorrhage is an emergency and addressed either by embolization or surgery. Surgery finds and repairs the source of bleeding, as well as checking for other damage. Embolization is done under fluoro and tiny pellets are used to block the vessel (s) that are bleeding. ...Read more

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Heavy Bleeding (Definition)

Usually described by physicians as having to change a pad more than every 1-2 hours, passing large clots, change from your previous pattern, needing overnight protection, ...Read more


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Subconjunctival hemorrhage not clearing up with medicine. What else can I do?

Subconjunctival hemorrhage not clearing up with medicine. What else can I do?

Medicine?: No medicine is needed to treat a subconjunctival hemorrhage. Just wait. It will clear in 1-2 weeks. ...Read more

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I'm diagnoised with retroperitoneal fibrosis. Is there a medicine for it and if so what?

I'm diagnoised with retroperitoneal fibrosis. Is there a medicine for it and if so what?

Difficult to treat: Unfortunately, there is little mediation to treat this disorder. Mostly we treat the problems that arise from the fibrosis. Occasionally the fibrosis responds to steroid pulses. Ask your local doc for hematology referral. Be well. ...Read more

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What to do if I have been diagnoised with retroperitoneal fibrosis. Is there a medicen for it if so what?

What to do if I have been diagnoised with retroperitoneal fibrosis. Is there a medicen for it if so what?

Medications: Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis is a chronic non-specific inflammation of the retroperitoneum, which can entrap and obstruct important structures, notably the ureters. Treatment with corticosteroids, alternative treatment strategies for steroid-resistant cases (i.e. intensive immunosuppression) and hormonal treatment, particularly tamoxifen, have been utilized. Surgery may also be indicated ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with left ovary hemorrhagic cyst which is 6cm large. Can it dissolve by medicine? Weight reduction is helpful?

I have been diagnosed with left ovary hemorrhagic cyst which is 6cm large. Can it dissolve by medicine? Weight reduction is helpful?

Ovarian cyst: Hemorrhagic cyst is functional physiologic cyst for ovulation that bled inside. Your body should absorb the blood in 6-8 weeks. Observaton and repeat ultrasound in 8 weeks should suffice. Weight reduction is always a general health benefit. ...Read more

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I have used mesopristol for abortion of 2 week, now heavy bleeding since last five days please suggest me medicines to stop heavy bleeding?

I have used mesopristol for abortion of 2 week, now heavy bleeding since last five days please suggest me medicines to stop heavy bleeding?

See an OB/GYN: This should not be dealt with long distance on the internet. Need individualistic approach after full examination. Good luck. ...Read more

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Due date 15th May didn't started till 18th took medicine bleeding from 20th to 26th & again started on 31st May from today morning heavy bleeding Help

Due date 15th May didn't started till 18th took medicine bleeding from 20th to 26th & again started on 31st May from today morning heavy bleeding Help

Seek care: If you're due date was May 15th.... then you are way over due to deliver a baby. Or do you mean your period was due on May 15th? If the latter, then you're having an abnormally long period. I would seek medical attention to make sure that you're okay. 3 weeks is a long time to bleed for and you need to make sure you're not anemic. In addition, could be polyp, fibroid, thyroid, weight as cause. ...Read more

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My mother had intracerebral hemorrhage in 1996 (16 years ago. Her left side is getting stiff. Can you advise any medicine or treatment for her muscles?

My mother had intracerebral hemorrhage in 1996 (16 years ago. Her left side is getting stiff. Can you advise any medicine or treatment for her muscles?

Increased tone: She is likely experiencing increased tone and spasticity on the side that is opposite the intracerebral hemorrahage. Physical and occupational therapy and rehabilitation medicine are key to help to keep the muscles fluid and mobile. There are a host of medications that are designed to help with the muscle spasticity (ie. Valium, baclofen). ...Read more

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I smoked heavily for 6 years. I had a diffuse alveolar hemorrhage in June. I cut down from 3 ppd to 1/2 ppd. However, I just started rehab for IV drugs after almost dying from sepsis. Rehab says not to stop smoking now; but what about my lung issue?

I smoked heavily for 6 years. I had a diffuse alveolar hemorrhage in June. I cut down from 3 ppd to 1/2 ppd. However, I just started rehab for IV drugs after almost dying from sepsis. Rehab says not to stop smoking now; but what about my lung issue?

ECigarette: I wonder if you could successfully use eCigarettes. This would give you the nicotine which would avoid that kind of withdrawal and not further damage your lower respiratory tract the way that tobacco can. Discuss this with your rehab physicians treating you now. ...Read more

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What amount force would be required for massive cranial hemorrhaging to occur?

What amount force would be required for massive cranial hemorrhaging to occur?

Depends: Sometimes in the elderly, only a small blow to the head, just a bump really, can set off subdural bleeding, which can grow slowly or quickly. For healthy young adults substantial force is required, blunt object, fall from height. However, the effects of a small amount of bleeding in the brain of young person can worse than in elderly, whose brains have shrunk & don't get the high pressures. ...Read more

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What does retinal hemorrhaging look like?

What does retinal hemorrhaging look like?

Red spots: Retinal hemorrhages can manifest in different shapes and sizes. They can vary from focal dots to larger flame shaped patterns. The pattern of hemorrhage can indicate the level of the retina involved and even suggest the cause (i.e., diabetic retinopathy). ...Read more

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I've heard that bulimics can get hemorrhaging, is this true?

I've heard that bulimics can get hemorrhaging, is this true?

TRUE!: It all depends on the state of your gut and what you are doing to make yourself vomit. Patients with bulemia are not going about weight loss in a rational manner, therefore they may come up with all kinds of ways to induce vomiting. It is possible to tear the esophagus at the gastric junction with violent retching... Look up 'mallory-weiss syndrome'; usually a complication of vomiting in alcoholic. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the cause and effects of hemorrhagic diseases?

Can you please describe the cause and effects of hemorrhagic diseases?

Many: Not only are 400 characters inadequate, but entire 2000-page small-print textbooks are required to cover this. I'm personally acquainted with several hundred and the number of obscure genetic and iatrogenic conditions probably number in the tens of thousands. ...Read more

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What is a hemorrhagic stroke?

What is a hemorrhagic stroke?

Stroke: Bleeding in the brain is called hemorrhagic stroke. Blood vessels or brain aneurysm may rupture causing blood leakage, uncontrolled blood pressure, ruptured of aneurysm, cocain may cause hemorrhagic stroke. ...Read more

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What can cause a woman to hemorrhage?

What can cause a woman to hemorrhage?

See your provider: This will need full provider evaluation. There are so many different causes from disorders affecting the womb, endocrine system disorders, bleeding disorders and liver disease to medication side effects, trauma, etc.

Most emergent condition is to rule out ectopic pregnancy which is fetal implanting outside the womb. This can be life threatening. If you believe you are pregnant go to ED ...Read more

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What could cause pain and heavy bleeding?

Pregnancy, fibroids: Endometriosis, abnormal tissue or a polyp inside the uterus, a ruptured ovary cyst, many things so call your gyn or go to the er if u don't have a gyn for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What to do if I have heavy bleeding but what is it?

What to do if I have heavy bleeding but what is it?

See a GYN: Heavy vaginal bleeding can have multiple causes. You need to see a doctor for this. ...Read more

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Could I be hemorrhaging if I've had period for 13 days?

Could I be hemorrhaging if I've had period for 13 days?

If flow is heavy: That could be so. 13 days of menstrual bleeding is not normal. Please contact your physician or your gyn. ...Read more

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After hemorrhagic stroke what are the chances of surviving?

After hemorrhagic stroke what are the chances of surviving?

NOT GREAT: If subarachnoid hemorrhage from aneurysm, about 50% die within the first few days in hospital. If intracranial bleed, with/without stroke, the death rate within year one approaches 60%. Figures have remained constant for years. A generic suggestion, control blood pressure diligently. ...Read more

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What are petechial hemorrhages and how can I tell if I have them?

What are petechial hemorrhages and how can I tell if I have them?

Where are they?: Petechial hemorrhage in general is caused by broken capillary vessels and may be found on the skin, brain or elsewhere in the body. Most commonly they are associated with trauma - including those found in the brain. To find these in the brain requires an mri. On the skin they can be seen as small black and blue marks. Non-traumatic causes would include thrombocytopenia which requires evaluation. ...Read more

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I went for my 12w scan and have large perigestational hemorrhage, what causes it? Thank you x

I went for my 12w scan and have large perigestational hemorrhage, what causes it? Thank you x

Placental bleed: It's hard to explain without being too technical but, basically, PGH is bleeding that occurs inside the amniotic sac due to leak or rupture of a placental blood vessel. It can result from external trauma, but usually is spontaneous. The presence of PGH puts your pregnancy at high risk. I assume your OB plans to closely monitor you & your unborn child and I wish you the best in that regard. ...Read more

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What are the tests for hemorrhagic fever?

What are the tests for hemorrhagic fever?

Hemorrhagic fever: The viral hemorrhagic fever viruses come in a variety of shapes and sizes and are generally endemic to a fairly localized area of the world. Antibody tests may not be positive early so that for, as an example, ebola virus using the electron microscope can visualize the virus in blood or tissue. ...Read more

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Does hemorrhagic cysts cause infertility?

Does hemorrhagic cysts cause infertility?

Generally not: If its a functional cyst; could depend on what type of cyst it is. ...Read more

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Could you treat retroperitoneal fibrosis?

Could you treat retroperitoneal fibrosis?

Difficult: Difficult to treat. Options include surgery, trial of certain medications like Prednisone need multidisciplinary team- surgeons, nephrologists, rheumatlogist. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hemorrhagic fever?

What are the symptoms of hemorrhagic fever?

Multiple disorders: Infection with a wide variety of viruses can cause hemorrhagic fever. There is fever, and hemorrhages and depending on the virus other symptoms may include server muscle pain, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, weakness, photophobia, severe headaches and severe cases alterations in mental status. ...Read more

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Can a hemorrhage happen with thrombocytopenia?

Can a hemorrhage happen with thrombocytopenia?

Yes: Normal platelet count ranges from 150, 000 to 400, 000/ cu. Mm. When this count drops below 20, 000, petechiae (purplish red spots), bruises, gum or nose bleeding become noticeable. ...Read more

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What is hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia?

What is hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia?

History & Physical: Hht, or osler-weber-rendu syndrome, can be detected on physical examination with telangiectasia (red, lacy like, dilated blood vessels that blanch with pressure) over a patients oral mucosa (lips, cheeks, tongue) etc and on their skin. Patients may also have a history of recurrent nosebleeds and maybe even GI bleeding. ...Read more