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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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Is brain hemorrhaging hereditary?

Is brain hemorrhaging hereditary?

Typically NO: Most brain hemorrhages are due to uncontrolled hypertension. Other common causes include cocaine/amphetamines, tumors that bleed, arteriovenous malformations, aneurysm rupture, anti-coagulant medications, trauma, embolic strokes that bleed and some brain infections.. The complete list is long. Some hereditary conditions that affect the integrity of blood vessel walls, increase bleeding risk. ...Read more

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What are the tests for hemorrhagic fevers?

What are the tests for hemorrhagic fevers?

Blood tests: Usually blood and sputum tests done at a very special lab like cdc in atlanta are the best way to diagnose these very dangerous ailments. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of periprostatic hemorrhage?

Here are some...: As alluded in another Q you posted, bleeding into the tissue like around prostate as what you have worried about, if it was mild & stopped, pain from expected healing and inflammation would intensify for 1-2 days and then settle down in 3-5 days, and take weeks and even months to resolve; but the eventual outcome may widely vary reflecting personal unique healing ability, degree of bleeding, or... ...Read more

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Would an ultrasound scan detect retroperitoneal tumours ?

Would an ultrasound scan detect retroperitoneal tumours ?

Yes: An ultrasound can detect a retroperitoneal tumor. If seen, typically a ct would be done as well, so if suspected clinically, it might be better to go straight to ct. ...Read more

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Is ecchymosis a hemorrhagic disease? If not, what can be considered as a hemorrhagic disease?

Is ecchymosis a hemorrhagic disease? If not, what can be considered as a hemorrhagic disease?

Need more info: Ecchymosis is an other name for a bruise. It can occur due to many reasons, including trauma. Diagnosis of hemorrhagic disease usually requires laboratory tests. If you have bruises without trauma, it would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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The symptoms of fetal hemorrhage?

The symptoms of fetal hemorrhage?

Fetal demise.: Fetal hemorrhage is rare but potentially lethal. The mother may not have any symptoms (except painless vaginal bleeding in case of ruptured vasa previa) but the fetus can rapidly exsanguinate and die if this dire complication occurs. Rare intracranial hemorrhage is seen in the fetal life; this can be lethal or neurologically devastating, although mild cases can even go unnoticed. ...Read more

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What is a subarachnoid hemorrhage?

What is a subarachnoid hemorrhage?

Dangerous hemorrhage: Subaracnoid hemorrhages usually occur from rupture of aneurysms. Aneurysms are caused by defects in the vessel wall producing outpouching of the wall. With rupture of the aneuysm, patients complain of the worst headache of their life. The headache can rapidly progress to include altered consciousness, weakness or unresponsiveness. A percentage of patients never survive to reach medical care. ...Read more

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What is subconjunctival hemorrhage?

What is subconjunctival hemorrhage?

Blood under conj: Blood under conjunctiva (thin tissue that covers white of eye & inside of lids). May be due to injury, straining (coughing, lifting vomiting) or disease process. Often, however, the cause is not known. The redness is profound & blood color & may cover entire white of eye. Usually painless, this problem will clear on its own but this may take weeks. ...Read more

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What is an intracerebral hemorrhage?

What is an intracerebral hemorrhage?

Bleeding in the brai: Blood in the brain due to long standing hypertension or due to a rupture of the aneurysm. May result in a stroke, seizures, or death. ...Read more

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Treatment of hemorrhagic cyst ovary?

Treatment of hemorrhagic cyst ovary?

Time: While painful, these should resolve on their own within 1-2 cycles. The treatment is usually pain control--ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen). If persistent or recurrent, sometimes control is obtained with an oral birth control. ...Read more