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What does it mean if my bed sore is bleeding?

What does it mean if my bed sore is bleeding?

Considerations: The real question to ask is...Is the bed sore getting better? Are the dimensions decreasing, is the patient feeling better, is there less "non-healthy" tissue, is there more granulation tissue (new capillaries) ? Bleeding can occur even with great healing as new capillaries get formed and injured with dressing changes or simple movement. If the wound looks and measures better, all else is trivia. ...Read more

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Bed Sore (Definition)

A bed sore is an injury to the skin, and tissues beneath the skin, caused by pressure. They can range from a stage one pressure sore (tender, red and does not blanch) to stage four (an open wound extending down to the bone). Early stage pressure sores can respond to off-loading, while deep ulcers require debridement, dressing ...Read more


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To get HIV from blood contact, open sore means what? Deep bleeding cut or superficial cut or surface cut .

To get HIV from blood contact, open sore means what? Deep bleeding cut or superficial cut or surface cut .

All of the above: An open skin surface makes direct transmission possible and the deeper the cut , the more contact with the blood. ...Read more

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I've had anovulotry bleeding for 2 months now now sore nipple what could this mean?

I've had anovulotry bleeding for 2 months now now sore nipple what could this mean?

See a Provider: Chronic anovulatory bleeding means you have a hormone imbalance such is seen with pcos(polycystic ovaries). If you have tender breasts this could mean a problem, ovulation or a pregnancy. See a provider and check it out! ...Read more

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Wn my bf cumd in me iqot up quickly n pushed out the cum ; does it sdil mean i could be preqqos im bleeding now n have a sore stomach n bk ? Help please

Wn my bf cumd in me iqot up quickly n pushed out the cum ; does it sdil mean i could be preqqos im bleeding now n have a sore stomach n bk ? Help please

Unprotected sex: Women of childbearing age who have unprotected sex can get pregnant no matter how quickly they attempt to push/wash the sperm out of their body. All it takes is one sperm to be left behind. So if you're 4 weeks past your last menstrual period, get a home pregnancy test and go see your family doc either for prenatal care or for contraception. Your bf still needs to wear condoms to minimize std risk. ...Read more

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Feeling dizzy n wanar vomit, sore back and im still bleeding? What is this mean?

Feeling dizzy n wanar vomit, sore back and im still bleeding? What is this mean?

See an OB/GYN: Cannot diagnose you over the internet. You need to be seen and examined. Good luck and feel better soon. ...Read more

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


Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Pressure Sores (Definition)

Pressure sores are skin conditions in which mechanical pressure has eroded away the skin. These sores are common in hospitalized ...Read more