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Petechial hemorrhage in strangulation, what to do?

Petechial hemorrhage in strangulation, what to do?

Don't get strangled: Hemorrhages caused because valsalva against a closed glottus and increased intravascular pressure ...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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What is a venous angioma and a petechial hemorrhage?

What is a venous angioma and a petechial hemorrhage?

Petechiae: Petechiae hemorrhage spots come from extremely small areas where you are bleeding into your skin. Many different things can cause petechiae. Some of the more common causes include: an injury, autoimmune disorder, reaction to medication, liver disorder, or bone marrow disorder. But it could also be something as simple as a nutritional deficiency. Try supplementing with vitamins b12, c, folic acid. ...Read more

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Petechial hemorrhage in left eye. Just noriced tonight. Fifty year iold female. No trauma?

Petechial hemorrhage in left eye. Just noriced tonight. Fifty year iold female. No trauma?

Strangulation?: Petechial hemorrhages may be from strangulation or seriously increased venous pressure. May want to ask about extracurricular activities! ...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