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Ultrasound found 2.5 CM wide 1cm deep subchronic hemorrhage adjacent to sac. I am 8 1/2 weeks pregnant on progestrone supp and baby asprin. Should I continue taking baby asprin?
Ask your OB: Most likely you have a small hematoma (clot) rather than hemorrhage (bleeding). Subchorionic hematomas are common in pregnancy and usually manifest by first trimester bleeding. I am not sure why you are taking Aspirin during your pregnancy to tell you whether you need to continue on it or not. Your OB should know the answer to this question. ...Read more
Primary or secondary: Bleeding can occur initially when a blood vessel bursts, and may be associated with a pseudo charcot-bouchard aneurysm caused by uncontrolled hypertension. An area of thrombosis or embolism can cause damage to the local tissue and blood vessel wall and bleed secondarily. All are generically termed a hemorrhagic stroke. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Somewhat: Hemorrhagic strokes can be associated with high blood pressure, which can be controlled. There may also be weakened blood vessels (aneurysms) but, unless family history, screening for these is less than fruitful. The other major cause is head trauma - which obviously has potential to be prevented. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: Hypovolemia is mostly from loss of volume that include body fluid, not drinking enough and haemorragic shock is from loss of blood volume loss. You can say that haemorragic shock is a type of hypovolemic shock due to blood loss. Treatment of hypovolemic shock differ depending on etiology. If its due to fluid loss, fluid replacement is the treatment. ...Read more