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I have had myasthenia gravis for 18yrs and systemic lupus for 2 yrs. For 6 months I have had most all of the symptoms of pelvic girdle pain, but with bleeding. I am 55 yrs w/ hot flashes. Help?
See md asap: Assuming you mean vaginal bleeding, see gyn, to make sure you don't have a potentially serious uterine or ovarian problem (including cancer). If you mean rectal bleeding, see GI doc to check for colorectal issues, including inflammation, polyps, cancer. If you mean urinary bleeding, start with gyn, but may need urology evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I placed 3 drops of Cortisporin in my ear canal which suffered a bleeding, open wound. Risk of systemic absorption of Neomycin? Afraid of ototoxicity.
Many causes: A severed artery or big vein, a ruptured organ most notably the liver, an ulcer or cancer causing bleeding into the gut, lack of platelets causing bleeding from the rectum, esopageal varices from liver disease that rupture and cause fatal vomiting or passage of blood -- all these and many others. The dying person feels primarily a sensation of cold; if you've lost someone you have my sympathy. ...Read more
Menorrhagia: is the term applied to heavy bleeding that occurs with a normally timed menstrual period (if frequent periods: metrorhaggia). Causes include hormonal imbalances, ovarian dysfunction, uterine fibroids or polyps, adenomyosis (uterine glands "invading" muscle), bleeding disorders, pregnancy complications, cancer. When to see doc: bleeding limiting lifestyle, possibly anemic, change tampon every 1-2 H ...Read more
Exam.: A pelvic exam includes a pap smear, and palpation of the uterus and ovaries. A blood test can look for anemia, pregnancy, or problems with clotting or hormones. An ultrasound will give more details on the size and shape of the uterus and ovaries. A sonohysterography (us with fluid injection) shows abnormalities of the uterine cavity. An endometrial biopsy samples cells from the uterine lining. ...Read more