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I hit my right abdomen with the car door. What are he signs and symptoms of internal bleeding???

I hit my right abdomen with the car door. What are he signs and symptoms of internal bleeding???

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

Internal Bleeding (Definition)

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


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How hard does a blow to the abdomen have to be to cause internal bleeding? How many hours before symptoms arise?

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

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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.

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

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Is internal bleeding in the belly dangerous?

Is internal bleeding in the belly dangerous?

Abdominal bleeding: Yes. Very dangerous. Only exception would be if somehow you know that the bleeding has stopped and is under control, but this usually takes a surgical (or endoscopic) intervention. ...Read more

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What would cause a belly button to bleed? Could it be from internal bleeding?

What would cause a belly button to bleed? Could it be from internal bleeding?

Local trauma: Or a residual congenital tract-urachus which is remaining from umbilical cord and sometimes becomes a cyst or gets inflamed. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are signs of internal bleeding?

I was wondering what are signs of internal bleeding?

Bleeding: Signs are usually from the site where the trauma or bleeding is located and can be
abdominal pain or swelling or feeling light-headed, dizziness, or fainting, external bruising called ecchymosis or headache if the bleeding is inside the head. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the signs of internal bleeding?

I was wondering what are the signs of internal bleeding?

Bleeding: Signs are usually from the site where the trauma or bleeding is located and can be
abdominal pain or swelling or feeling light-headed, dizziness, or fainting, external bruising called ecchymosis or headache if the bleeding is inside the head. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are signs of internal bleeding?

Could you tell me what are signs of internal bleeding?

Can be serious: Severe internal bleeding can be quickly life threatening. Severe internal bleeding would most likely occur from a major accident or knife or gun penetrating injury. Rapid loss of blood pressure, passing out, rapid heart beat, unconscious, abdominal pain, anemia, etc. ...Read more

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What are some of the signs of internal bleeding? What causes it?

What are some of the signs of internal bleeding? What causes it?

Variable: If into abdominal cavity, pain, anemia, weakness, etc.
If into bowel: positive stool for blood, or black stool, or frank blood with BM.
Upper intestinal bleeding may have nausea, vomiting and hematemesis-- vomiting blood! ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the signs of sever internal bleeding?

I was wondering what are the signs of sever internal bleeding?

Bleeding: Signs are usually from the site where the trauma or bleeding is located and can be
abdominal pain or swelling or feeling light-headed, dizziness, or fainting, external bruising called ecchymosis or headache if the bleeding is inside the head. ...Read more

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I just noticed blood coming from my rectum. Is this a sign of internal bleeding?

I just noticed blood coming from my rectum. Is this a sign of internal bleeding?

Yes: Could be local at the anus with hemorrhoids, but workup must include other sources. ...Read more

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How does asprin cause internal bleeding? Would there not be warning signs/symptoms before it was serious?

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 more

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What is a sign of internal bleeding?

Variable: If into abdominal cavity, pain, anemia, weakness, etc.
If into bowel: positive stool for blood, or black stool, or frank blood with BM. ...Read more

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What are the signs for internal bleeding after having your gall bladder removed?

What are the signs for internal bleeding after having your gall bladder removed?

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 more

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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

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

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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?

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?

Oh, my goodness!: Unless your son is feeling perfectly fit, has no problem whatsoever with eating & elimination & has no abdominal pain, i'd have his pediatrician examine him & monitor his course over the next couple of weeks with you. I hope both kids are okay. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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

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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