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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Too Much Blood Loss

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What is too much blood loss when a woman is on her period?

What is too much blood loss when a woman is on her period?

Variable: The average amount of blood loss during menses is approximately 80 cc. An enterprising ob/gyn resident many years ago did a project that determined the amount of menstrual blood each brand of tampon would hold if soaked so that women could determine how much blood loss they had in any given cycle. I don't think this was published however. ...Read more

Blood Loss (Definition)

Generally, blood loss is a term most commonly referring to bleeding. Blood loss can occur rapidly, due to trauma, or can occur slowly, as seen in diseases of the stomach or intestinal tract. Blood loss could refer to blood disorders that cause anemias, as seen in autoimmune disorders ...Read more


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Bleeding very heavy after taking provera (medroxyprogesterone) 10mg for 10 days, prior I have been bleeding for 3 months I'm worried about too much blood loss?

Bleeding very heavy after taking provera (medroxyprogesterone) 10mg for 10 days, prior I have been bleeding for 3 months I'm worried about too much blood loss?

Have blood test: This is a normal effect of prover to induce the full thickness sloughing of your lining. Check your blood count checked to see if you are anemic from the bleeding. Go ahead and take some iron. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of acute blood loss?

What are symptoms of acute blood loss?

Shock: Symptoms are dizzyness, light-headedness, weakness, and fainting. Also sweating, clamminess and chilled. ...Read more

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How much blood loss is too much during the last week on birth control pills?

How much blood loss is too much during the last week on birth control pills?

It depends: If you are feeling light headed or fatigue you may be suffering from low iron due to the blood loss. Getting your blood levels of iron would be helpful. ...Read more

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Could there be any serious risk \aside from excessive blood loss\ to self-harm \wrist cutting\?

Could there be any serious risk \aside from excessive blood loss\ to self-harm \wrist cutting\?

Cutting: If an artery or large enough vein is severed, and proper care is not administered in time, results can be serious, and even deadly. ...Read more

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I'm anemic due to heavy blood loss mentrating. Found out I have fibroids. How long do I have to take feramax till my anemic symptoms disappear? Out I

Depends on your coun: Generally it takes a while to build up your count with iron supplements. Your doctor should come up with a rigid plan if your anemia is severe. Good luck! ...Read more

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How long will it take for my symptoms of anemia (headache and dizziness) to go away? My anemia was caused by blood loss from a miscarriage and surger

90 days +: It takes 90 days for the body to manufacture one mature red blood cell from the bone marrow and get it into circulation. If your blood loss was very severe, it may take longer and oral daily iron supplementation is essential. ...Read more

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How much blood loss is serious?

How much blood loss is serious?

Blood loss: Blood loss of any amount can be potentially serious. This depends upon the age of the patient, co-morbid conditions, acuity of the blood loss, and whether they are ongoing. Discuss the specifics with your doctor. ...Read more

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How much blood loss is considered extremely dangerous for a child?

Blood loss: Any blood loss is serious. It also depends on if loss happens quickly or over a long period of time - the body has different mechanisms to deal with different blood losses. However, a 10% blood loss is serious and a 20% blood loss is very dangerous. Again, it also depends on surrounding circumstances. Please discuss with child's caretakers if blood counts dropping. ...Read more

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How much blood loss is normal when you have a baby?

How much blood loss is normal when you have a baby?

Depends: Depends on whether it is natural birth or c-section. Blood loss can be up to 400-500 cc's. Keep in mind that the pregnant female has augmented blood volume during the pregnancy and can easily tolerate these losses. ...Read more

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How much or how little blood loss can cause you to faint?

If sufficient, sure: Substantial bleeding which can lower blood pressure, and cause decreased blood flow to brain certainly does cause syncope, but in some cases, the site of blood itself can evoke a vasovagal reaction with a reactive faint. ...Read more

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Describe the features of blood loss.?

Describe the features of blood loss.?

Depends on rate: Rapid blood loss, think: gunshot wound, leads to immediate shock and death, obviously. Gradual blood loss leads to anemia with symptoms of fatigue, weakness, apathy, and malaise. Very severe anemia is surprisingly well tolerated for long periods if it has occurred very slowly like due to menstruation without adequate iron replacement or slow bleeding in the bowels. ...Read more

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How can extensive blood loss affect a person?

How can extensive blood loss affect a person?

Weakness, dizziness: And possible death if too much is lost. There needs to be immediate transport to the nearest ED if the person involved is not able to stay awake or cannot ambulate by themselves. If blood loss is due to a wound and will not stop bleeding then go to the nearest ED. ...Read more

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I was wondering is dying from blood loss painful?

I was wondering is dying from blood loss painful?

Not usually: When one bleeds to death, they usually become comatose (unconscious), as the brain is deprived of nutrients and oxygen. As best we know, this is not painful state. However, many patients who bleeding severely have a sense of doom and anxiety and sense their life is slipping away. "The ever say I feel like I'm gonna die"- a big warning sign for a trauma surgeon. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: blood loss?

What is the definition or description of: blood loss?

Bleeding: Generally, blood loss is a term most commonly referring to bleeding. Blood loss can occur rapidly, due to trauma, or can occur slowly, as seen in diseases of the stomach or intestinal tract. Blood loss could refer to blood disorders that cause anemias, as seen in autoimmune disorders such as hemolytic anemia. ...Read more

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When should I be concerned about the amount of blood loss?

When should I be concerned about the amount of blood loss?

Need more info: In order to answer this question, one would need more contextual information. ...Read more

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When someone dies from getting shot, do the die from blood loss?

When someone dies from getting shot, do the die from blood loss?

Sometimes: Blood loss is one possible reason a person could die from one or more gunshot wounds. A critical organ could also be hit which may lead to death. ...Read more

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Help please. Could blood loss happen faster if you were underwater?

Probably Not: The blood clotting system does not require oxygen to cause clotting, so in theory should not be a major difference between the water and air. ...Read more

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What are the effects of blood loss on strength and/or power athletes?

What are the effects of blood loss on strength and/or power athletes?

Anemia?: I assume you mean chronic anemia. Power lifting is an anaerobic exercise and wouldn't be affected too much by acute anemia unless it was profound. More importantly, would be to identify the cause of a chronic anemia. Poor diet or a perhaps a medical condition that would have an indirect affect on your ability to train and/or build muscle mass. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of the bright occasional blood loss from your bottom?

What can be the cause of the bright occasional blood loss from your bottom?

Hemorrhoids, cancer: Hemorrhoids are the most common cause, but cancer can also cause these syptoms. You should visit your primary care physician or a gastroenterologist to investigate further. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a person to have gradual blood loss from cutting a lot everyday?

Certainly: Though this depends on the amount of blood loss, and the length of time this has been going on, as well as how much daily iron is being taken, and whether the individual is a menstruating woman or not. ...Read more

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How much blood loss is normal with a hemorrhoid?

Less than a cup: Hemorrhoids are abnormal. Once you do have them expect less than a cup of blood loss. If it is more see your doctor. If you experience light headedness dizzy etc call your doctor. ...Read more

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How much blood loss from hemorrhoids is considered dangerous?

How much blood loss from hemorrhoids is considered dangerous?

Hemorrhoid: In general, hemorrhoids do not cause any serious or life-threatening blood. However, at times, anemia may develop as a result of hemorrhoids. If bleeding appears excessive, obviously you should see your physician. Http://www. Laendo. Net/english/hemorrhoids-75005385. ...Read more

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Can you see GI blood loss?

Sometimes: Some is gross when you see red blood in the stool, other is microscopic and you only find it when you look for it in the stool. Both are potentially serious thought gross blood loss is more urgent ...Read more