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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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What can be the symptoms of internal bleeding?

What can be the symptoms of internal bleeding?

None: Depends on how fast and ability to compensate. May have no symptoms. Have a blood test. ...Read more

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What would be the most common causes/symptoms of internal bleeding?

What would be the most common causes/symptoms of internal bleeding?

Many things: There are many causes of internal bleeding. Ulcers of the stomach/duodenum, major artery rupture, crohn's disease, small bowel tumors, colon cancer, colon infections, ulcerative colitis, vascular lesions of the colon, liver cirrhosis with enlarged esophageal veins. Trauma from car accident, gun or knife injury. Symptoms may be none with mild anemia, to severe weakness and low blood pressure. ...Read more

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Symptoms of internal bleeding gallbladder ?

Symptoms of internal bleeding gallbladder
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Not sure..: I understand? Gallbladder conditions do not cause internal bleeding. Bleeding after gallbladder surgery is quite uncommon. Internal bleeding & gallbladder are not related. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms or internal bleeding in the arm?

What are the symptoms or internal bleeding in the arm?

Bleeding: internal bleeding in the extremities can present with bruising, mass, pain, or firmness. It really depends on the speed, depth, and severity of hemorrhage. ...Read more

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Can internal bleeding be a symptom of bladder disease?

Can internal bleeding be a symptom of bladder disease?

Hematuria : Blood in urine can be a symptom of bladder or kidney disease. If this is what u mean by internal bleeding. Bladder causes of blood in urine can be;- infection/cystitis, bladder tumor, bladder stone & interstitial cystitis. Majority of non-smoking patients with blood in urine from bladder causes do not have a serious medical problem. However u should seek medical advice. ...Read more

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Can internal bleeding the head necessarily have symptoms?

No.: Chronic subdural hematoma is sometimes undetected for weeks. But in most acute conditions, there are symptoms of headache, loss of consciousness, nausea/vomiting, coma. ...Read more

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How long after possible ingestion of a sharp object that caused internal bleeding would you see symptoms? What would they be?

Consult a doctor: If you have swallowed a sharp object it could cause bleeding anywhere along your GI tract, from mouth to anus. This is a potentially serious event that should be evaluated and monitored properly.I would either consult your personal physician immediately or present yourself to an emergency room or both. Please seek proper medical attention. This is not the place. ...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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Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more