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Doctor insights on: Subgaleal Hemorrhage

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Dr. Bryan Treacy
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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 a hemorrhagic stroke?

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 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?

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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Are hemorrhagic strokes preventable?

Are hemorrhagic strokes preventable?

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 more

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What could cause pain and heavy bleeding?

Pregnancy, fibroids: Endometriosis, abnormal tissue or a polyp inside the uterus, a ruptured ovary cyst , many things so call your gyn or go to the er if u don't have a gyn for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Are hypovolemic and hemorrhagic shock the same?

Are hypovolemic and hemorrhagic shock the same?

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

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Can coughing hard give you splinter hemorrhages?

Can coughing hard give you splinter hemorrhages?

Unlikely: Splinter hemorrhages in nail bed is caused by trauma to nail bed, infection, autoimmune disease or endocarditis. See your primary care doctor. ...Read more