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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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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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How do I know if i'm hemorrhaging?

How do I know if i'm hemorrhaging?

Depends.: If the bleeding is external, you will see a lot of blood! If it is internal, you may not know until you get very sick. Early signs may be thirst, dizziness, weakness and a rapid pulse. Why do you think you are hemorrhaging? If you feel that bad, you need to get seen now! With vaginal bleeding, if you soak a large napkin completely every hour, then that is a worrying sign and get seen. ...Read more

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Should i be worrie about hemorrhagic cyst?

Should i be worrie about hemorrhagic cyst?

Not usually: Most hemorrhagic cysts resolve on their own without treatment. If yu were given this diagnosis after a doctor evaluated you and you are not having any signs of severe blood loss like dizziness, increasing abdominal pain, rapid pulse, blackouts... Then it should probably resolve. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of intracranial hemorrhaging?

What are the symptoms of intracranial hemorrhaging?

Intracranial bleedin: Among the symptoms are sudden onset of severe headache, difficulty thinking clearly, loss of consciousness, seizure, alteration of vision or motor ability. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasis?

Could you explain what is hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasis?

Http://hht.org: Hht (osler-weber-rendu) is a genetic disorder that causes defective blood vessels to form throughout the body. The link i posted above is a great site to help you understand this disorder better. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is heavy bleeding at 6 weeks ok?

Is heavy bleeding at 6 weeks ok?

6 weeks pregnant?: Or postpartum? Either way, NO! If you are cramping and bleeding and you are pregnant, you may be miscarrying. Time to get to the hospital. If you are alone and getting dizzy or is severe pain, call 911. It is possible on occasion to have life threatening blood loss during a miscarriage. You will need a pelvic ultrasound to look at the uterine contents. Please get help. Call OB now. ...Read more

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What is a sub cranial hemorrhage?

What is a sub cranial hemorrhage?

Subcranial bleeding: A "subcranial" hemorrhage means bleeding beneath the bony covering of the brain, the skull. Bleeding can occur just beneath the skull, on top of the brain, or within the brain itself. Depending on location, the signs and symptoms would be different. http://tinyurl.com/y7c7abf. ...Read more

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What is retroperitoneal fibrosis?

What is retroperitoneal fibrosis?

Chronic scarring: Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis is a chronic non-specific inflammation of the retroperitoneum, which can entrap and obstruct important structures, notably the ureters. The average age of diagnosis is about 55 years and the male:female ratio was 3:1. Options for treatment include corticosteroids, other immunosuppressive and hormonal treatment (such as tamoxifen), as well as surgery. ...Read more

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