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Signs Of Internal Bleeding In Abdomen
Normal: During your menstrual period, your uterus contracts to help expel its lining. Hormone-like substances (prostaglandins) involved in pain and inflammation trigger the uterine muscle contractions. Higher levels of prostaglandins are associated with more-severe menstrual cramps. This may continue even after bleeding has stopped. If severe, see MD about endometriosis. ...Read more
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
What is "localized continuous ulceration, friability and irregular margins of the mucosa with no bleeding noted in the lower third of esophagus" ?
Elevate several fold: You are asking about the risk of blood clot in patients with cancer. The risk is increased several fold over normal people. Cancer cells themselves are making substances that help them move through the blood stream then stop and make more cancer cells. This favors clot. Patients with cancer also tend to have less activity as the cancer advances which also favors clot. ...Read more
What can cause ulcers in middle section of small intestine? Accompanied by blood & mucous in poo.. With stomach cramps
Small intestines: Lesions in the small intestine are difficult to diagnose and often the patient has to swallow a camera like capsule to demonstrate it. Causes of ulcerations there can be difficult to identify. Medications like aspirin, Advil and Aleve are causes. Sometimes the bleeding lesion is caused by a vascular malformation which simply bleeds like a nose bleed. Your gastroenterologist is best qualified ...Read more
May be neither: If this continues please d/w your physician to insure that you don't have an infection. ...Read more
Can colon cancer cause itching and a sensation of internal itching in colon? Change in BM and mild left abdominal pain are present for 1 month.
Potentially: While it would be extremely unusual for a 19 year old to get colon cancer, colon cancer can present with a wide variety of symptoms or even no symptoms at all. If you are concerned, a good medical check up with your primary care doctor would probably be a good place to start. ...Read more
Can internal and external hemorrhoids cause excessive passing of gas or a heavy feeling in the rectum?
Here are some ...: Hemorrhoids - internal or external - itself would not cause excessive gas passing and feeling heaviness in the rectum. which are more likely related with indigestion or inflammatory bowel disorders. So, collect the onset, degree, progress, etc. of the symptoms with their sequence of events, and bring those to see Doc for analysis, more Hx, physicals, & possible tests such as fecal analysis, endo.. ...Read more
See below: Ulcer and or a mass in the vagina and abnormal vaginal bleeding are usual signs of vaginal cancer. Abdominal bloating is not likely, though bloating may be associated with ovarian lesions. See this site for more info on vaginal cancer. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/vaginal-cancer/ds00812. ...Read more
Kidney stones?: Bleeding from the vaginal area could be coming from the urethra and thus mixed with urine. In that case the most common cause of kidney pain and hematuria is stones. If the bleeding is not mixed with urine you have a gynecological problem and need to consider many possibilities requiring a gyn exam. Pain in that case would not be from the kidney. ...Read more
My skin around anus is cracked, burning and bleeding at the time of bowel movement resulting in loss of blood. Help?
Most common : Causes of pruritus ani are caffeine and excess moisture. There is no correct amount of caffeine, so best to totally eliminate it for several weeks and allow area to heal, then reintroduce caffeine slowly to find your threshold. Also corn starch powder to bottom frequently and liberally helps with the excess moisture. Avoid chronic use of steroid creams! ...Read more
I have severe narrowing of digestive tract plus severe sigmoid diverticulosis in different parts of colon. Constant niggling pain in low left side.
What is the cause of ovulation pain? Recently have different type of pain in lower abdomen during period. History of removing endometriosis & cyst.
Mittelschmerz: ovulation pain (mittelschmerz) is cause by first the actual rupture of the cyst causing a sharp sudden pain with some residual discomfort afterwards. But many ovulated cysts will also bleed slightly and the blood irritates the perineum causing often a couple days of crampy to sharp pain. Endometriosis rarely goes away completely and pain with bleeding more likely that or adenomyosis ...Read more
Are extreme bloating and a burning feeling in the center of your abdomen symptoms of a duodenal ulcer?
What would cause tenderness to touch in abdominal part of esophagus? In the weird sort of bony area between breasts. History of acid reflux.
Tenderness?: Sounds like you may have chostochondritis an inflammation of the cartilages joining your reibs to your breastbone. This is also called Tse+Tse's Syndrome after the Doctor who described it. IT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH REFLUX..and in fact YOU CANNOT "FEEL" your esophgas from the outside. Try applying heat and taking Ibuprofen (with milk to avoid aggravating your reflux) Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
Severe pain: Trauma severe enough to cause intra-abdominal bleeding will likely result in severe abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, fast heart rate, low blood pressure, dizziness, and worsening tenderness of the abdomen. The presence of any symptoms just listed should prompt an immediate trip to the nearest emergency room without delay. ...Read more
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
What is recovery after a blow to the liver like? My liver has a contusion/slight internal bleeding. I am concerned because I am experiencing pain.
Pain: The pain you have could be from the abdominal wall or lower rib cage, and less likely the liver contusion itself. If the internal liver bleed were to expand or rupture, you're pain would be expected to increase. You must have seen a surgeon during the course of this problem, so call them with your symptoms. I you haven't seen a surgeon, call a general surgeon for an appt asap. ...Read more
How does asprin cause internal bleeding? Would there not be warning signs/symptoms before it was serious?
Thins the blood: Aspirin interferes with the ability your blood to clot. It does this by interfering with the ability of your platelets to clot. The platelets are little cell like structures that help the blood clot. If their efficacy is interfered with they will not clot and bleeding occurs. It can also irritate the lining of the stomach and intestines which can also cause ulcers and bleeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Signs of hypovolemia: Blood loss after gallbladder surgery will be minimum , especially with laparoscopic surgery , most of the time loss is no more than your blood tests , if excessive internal bleeding progressive rise of pulse rate will raise , fall of b.P. Excessive drainage of blood if there is a drain , if untreated hypovolemic shock. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Husband foot ankle calf ran over by forklift. Refuses ER but I am concerned of internal bleeding. Any signs to look for? Can walk and move everything
Doubt int bleed: Internal bleeding in the leg is usually seen with hard tight painful muscle compartments. It's also very soon after a trauma like that. If he has no pain and is able to move without pain, it's unlikely he has internal muscle bleeding (compartment syndrome). As far as tearing vessels, it's highly unlikely from your description. Set up an appointment to a doctor, he may quality for workers comp. ...Read more
My friend had a minor head injury a week ago, and now he is hacking up blood in his mucus. Is that a sign of internal bleeding?
My daughter fell off the couch onto my 5 yr old son and landed right on his abdominal area she was 58 lbs what are signs of internal bleed?
I was hit in the abdomen 2in below the center of my rib cage 48 hrs ago. How long would it be before symptoms of intwenal bleeding showed up?
Would you be in pain if you had internal bleeding in your abdomen? It is only tender in the place I got hit. It has been 34 hrs.
Yes, pain present: Injury can cause pain . Internal bleeding or bleeding in the abdominal wall can cause pain. If you were hit in the abdoen, now painful, need to go to ucc/ed. ...Read more
What would cause internal bleeding only on the left side of the abdomen? Went in for surgery to remove a cyst on right side and found bleeding on left
Abdominal bleeding: Abdominal bleeding can occur on the opposite side from a bleeding artery or vein that projects toward the other side of the abdomen. Discuss these findings with your surgeon to understand the source of the bleeding and the prognosis for recovery. ...Read more
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