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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

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 causes internal bleeding in eye?

What causes internal bleeding in eye?

Numerous things: Many problems can cause a leakage of blood inside the eye. The most common reason is probably diabetes. I thorough eye exam can determine the cause of the bleeding and outline the correct treatment. ...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 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 kind of illness can cause internal bleeding?

What kind of illness can cause internal bleeding?

Gastrointestinal : Stomach ulcers, cancer in the GI tract, diverticulosis of the colon are some examples. Cirrhosis of the liver can lead to life threading bleeding from dilated veins in the esophagus and stomach. Traumatic injuries often cause "internal bleeding". ...Read more

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What is the most common cause of having internal bleeding?

What is the most common cause of having internal bleeding?

Blunt trauma: Internal bleeding comes is many forms. A blow or trauma is common cause. Fall and spleen is torn. Car wreck and kidney is torn. There are many other causes of internal bleeding, associated with blood thinners, aneurysms and vascular disease. If you have abdominal pain, a trauma or you are taking blood thinners don't delay, get evaluated. Be well. ...Read more

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What are some of the signs of internal bleeding? What causes it?

What are some of the signs of internal bleeding? What causes it?

Variable: If into abdominal cavity, pain, anemia, weakness, etc. If into bowel: positive stool for blood, or black stool, or frank blood with BM. Upper intestinal bleeding may have nausea, vomiting and hematemesis-- vomiting blood! ...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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Help docs! i'm trying to find out what causes head internal bleeding?

Help docs! i'm trying to find out what causes head internal bleeding?

Bleeding: There are many causes including spontaneous with or without anti-coagulation, trauma, ruptured aneurysm, avm, etc. ...Read more

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Swallowed something that felt sharp. Could it cause internal bleeding? What should I do?

Swallowed something that felt sharp. Could it cause internal bleeding? What should I do?

Swallowing a sharp o: The outcome depends on what it was you swallowed. I would ask your physician or er for a possible x-ray to determine if it's anything that could harm you as it passes. If it's just a scratch from a fishbone it sould heal but better afe than sorry. ...Read more

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Could falling while drunk cause internal bleeding?

Could falling while drunk cause internal bleeding?

Depends: Depends not on being drunk but how far you fell or how hard the injury was. Fall from a few feet height deserves a medical evaluation. Excess pain, bruising, swelling or dizziness deserves a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Why does internal bleeding in the abnominal area.cause pain?

An irritant: Blood in the abdomen is very irritating to the lining of the abdomen, the peritoneum, and therefore causes inflammation and discomfort. Women, especially, are aware of this as some have pain with egg release as small amount of blood accompanies the release. Thus, the pain. Hope this helps. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can taking large amounts of bendryl cause internal bleeding?

Can taking large amounts of bendryl cause internal bleeding?

Not likely: Benadryl, or diphenhydramine, is an antihistamine. Bleeding is not one of its common side effects. I suppose it would depend on how much you mean by large amounts. ...Read more

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How long it takes internal bleeding recovery caused by car accident?

How long it takes internal bleeding recovery caused by car accident?

Internal bleed: There are many possible answers as the problem can be quite complex. Best ask the treating physician this type of question. ...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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