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How do I know exactly what is internal bleeding?

How do I know exactly what is 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

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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Internal bleeding after 48 hours, what should I do?

Internal bleeding after 48 hours, what should I do?

Call ur doc : You need to call ur surgeon or doctor asap. Or 911 if starting to feel dizzy, short of breath or chest pain/pressure. ...Read more

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How would I know if I were having internal bleeding?

How would I know if I were having internal bleeding?

Depends: There could be little symptoms such as mild weakness and anemia. Sometimes vomiting of blood or passing dark old blood in the bowel movements if there is intestinal bleeding. Sometimes there may be cramping abdominal discomfort. There may be no abdominal pain. However, if you mean bleeding from a severe accident with liver or spleen damage, then abdominal pain and distension would be noted. ...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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Feel like I may have internal bleeding need help asap?

Feel like I may have internal bleeding need help asap?

Bleeding: If you have signs of internal bleeding, then go to the nearest ER and they will evaluate you. They will perform blood testing, support your blood pressure with intravenous fluids and if necessary, call in a specialist to evaluate you further. ...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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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 have internal bleeding and i dont know what medication to take ?

I have internal bleeding and i dont know  what medication to take
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More information: To get an answer, there is a lot more information that is needed, in addition to a medical exam. ...Read more

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I know back bending contortion can't usually cause internal bleeding because the organs in the bend section are not rigid, what about front bending?

I know back bending contortion can't usually cause internal  bleeding because the organs in the bend section are not rigid,  what about front bending?

Shouldn't matter: Slowly stretching your torso shouldn't put you at risk for internal bleeding. This is usually something that happens after a sharp blow to the trunk. Anything however is possible. I keep it in perspective, winning the lottery is also possible. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What does internal bleeding feel like? I had a minor car accident 12 days ago.. And think i may have it

What does internal bleeding feel like? I had a minor car accident 12 days ago.. And think i may have it

DEPENDS: If the internal bleeding is intravisceral (in stomach or gut) there will probably no feelings until one becomes anemic enough to be tired or dizzy. If the bleeding is intraabdominal, in the cavity of the abdomen, blood is an irritant, so there will be pain and discomfort. Spenic bleeding will also cause left shoulder pain. See your doctor if you have serious concerns about bleeding. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a contortionist character in my book, if they bent in certain ways, is it possible to crush internal organs, causing internal bleeding?

I have a contortionist character in my book, if they bent in certain ways, is it possible to crush internal organs, causing internal bleeding?

No: Within the abdomen, the more rigid organs, such as liver, spleen and kidneys are pretty well protected by the ribs, the muscles and spine. The more pliable organs, such as intestine, bladder, stomach are in the area of bending. Therefore a contortionist, where they bend in the mid abdomen, would be unlikely to have any organ damage. ...Read more

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Yesterday I hit the left side of my head, it hurt for 2 minutes. Today it only hurts when I touch it. How can I know there is no internal bleeding?

Yesterday I hit the left side of my head, it hurt for 2 minutes. Today it only hurts when I touch it. How can I know there is no internal bleeding?

Definite-imaging: If you want a definitive answer then you would want to have imaging. However, not all traumas will need that. I am wondering why you are concerned about possible bleeding. Did you loose conciousness ? Are you having severe symptoms or nausea, or sleepiness? or bleeding? If yes, then you definitely need to be checked out in the hospital. If infected also need hospital. ...Read more

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When someone falls on the back of his head , how to know if he has internal bleeding or if there 's something dangerous?I mean before arriving to hospi

When someone falls on the back of his head , how to know if he has internal bleeding or if there 's something dangerous?I mean before arriving to hospi

You will never know: Any head injury how trivial it appears , should be evaluated by trained person , ideally in e r setting to prevent lethal out comes. ...Read more

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What causes internal bleeding?

What causes internal bleeding?

Vague question: Be more specific. If your want a personal consult contact me @ healthtap.com/dr-hermanhammerstead ...Read more

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What can cause internal bleeding?

What can cause internal bleeding?

Many possibilities: Trauma or injury such as major car accident, spleen or liver injury, penetrating trauma, etc. Postoperative bleeding is uncommon. Bleeding from ruptured ectopic pregnancy. Unless you mean internal bleeding inside the intestines such as stomach ulcers, colon cancers, colon lesions like vascular malformations or diverticula, hemorrhoids, etc. ...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 causes internal bleeding in a woman?

What causes internal bleeding in a woman?

Internal Bleeding: I dont know what you mean by internal bleeding.Do you mean bleeding in GI tract, or in kidneys, ureters and bladder.Or uterine bleeding.Or bleeding in any other part of the bogy like intracranial in the head, or in the lungs. Please elaborate what you mean by internal bleeding. ...Read more

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What are the tests for internal bleeding?

What are the tests for internal bleeding?

Depends: A complete blood count (CBC) shows decreased red blood cells (anemia) over time if you are bleeding. Checking stool for microscopic blood, history of heavy menstrual periods in women help determine where you are bleeding. If the bleeding is faster such as from trauma, CT scans and ultrasound are typically used to identify bleeding and possibly source. Vital Signs (bp and pulse) are the 1st clue ...Read more

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Bleeding (Definition)

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