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What is the cause of internal hordoleum?

What is the cause of internal hordoleum?

Blocked gland: There are many oil glands on the eyelid. They can become blocked, much like a pimple, and cause hordeola. If you get one, start applying heat as soon as possible. A warm washcloth applied 3-4 times a day can be effective. There are over the counter eyelid cleansing pads that can be used on a regular basis to help avoid hordeola. Ask your eye doctor if this would be a good idea. ...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 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 is the cause of hemorrhoids?

What is the cause of hemorrhoids?

Several: Genetics, hard stool, straining, heavy lifting, pregnancy, childbirth. ...Read more

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What is the cause of piles?

What is the cause of piles?

Hemmorhoids: Many people present with "piles" and this can actually be the issue or one of many other problems there are dietary, behavioral, hygiene modifications as well as procedures that can help with these common problems. Both constipation and diarrhea can lead to this condition as well. It could also be a fissure, it is best if you consult with a general or colorectal surgeon to help with this matter. ...Read more

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What is the cause of an absence of the anus?

What is the cause of an absence of the anus?

Congenital: If not surgical, usually a congenital condition (anal atresia) caused by a failure of migration of the cells that eventually form the anal complex --they don't end up in the right place! usually diagnosed at birth as part of the routine baby exam, but may show up later as the baby doesn't poop and gets swollen! ...Read more

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What is the most common cause of rectal bleeding?

What is the most common cause of rectal bleeding?

Hemorrhoids: Or anal fissure are the most common but other more serious causes may be present. No amount of bleeding is normal. See your doctor for an exam or referral to a colon and rectal surgeon. ...Read more

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What is the cause of hemorrhoids or piles?

Straining: Swollen hemorrhoids reflect either excessive straining or chronic poor bowel habilts. Hemorrhoids are a normal part of rectal anatomy and only become swollen and inflamed secondary to the above causes. ...Read more

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What can be the symptoms of internal bleeding?

What can be the symptoms of internal bleeding?

None: Depends on how fast and ability to compensate. May have no symptoms. Have a blood test. ...Read more

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What is the cause of iritis?

What is the cause of iritis?

See eye doctor: It can be when your own immune system attacks your own body. ...Read more

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What are the complications of internal bleeding?

What are the complications of internal bleeding?

Where and How bad?: The answer to this could be anything from no complications to death. Blood within the vascular system is the lifeline for every cell in the body. Anytime you are losing more blood than your body can manufacture you become anemic (low red blood cells). Once your blood counts get down to 1/4 to 1/3 of normal you are at great risk of high output heart failure, under-perfused organs, shock, and death ...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 is the cause of appendicitis?

What is the cause of appendicitis?

Unknown: Appendicitis can occur from infancy into the very elderly. I am not aware of any causes for appendicitis. One medical site lists the most common age group for appendicitis is ages 10-30. ...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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What is the reason for bleeding in the large intestine?

What is the reason for bleeding in the large intestine?

Variable: Various reasons of colon bleeding can be: vascular malformations, diverticulosis, tumors or polyps, colon cancer, hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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What causes of bleeding from the bowel?

What causes of bleeding from the bowel?

Multiple reasons: Ulcers, av malformations, tumors, polyps, ischemic bowel, inflammatory bowel disease, portal hypertension, intususception and the list goes on and on. ...Read more

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What is a sign of internal bleeding?

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 is the cause of dysmenorhea?

What is the cause of dysmenorhea?

Many: Dysmenorrhea means painful periods. They can be normal with no obvious cause or they can be caused by many things such as: fibroids, polyps, endometriosis, adenomyosis, infection and many other things. ...Read more

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What is the cause of bleeding of penis of a child?

What is the cause of bleeding of penis of a child?

Many: I am not sure if you are talking about blood in the urine or bleeding from penis itself. If it is from penis with out urine, i usually traumatic. It could be caused from trauma to the urethra, or head of penis. ...Read more

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What is the main cause of having large clitoris?

What is the main cause of having large clitoris?

Depends: This depends on whether you mean large but in the normal range or abnormally large. Also whether it's present from birth or comes on later in life. Possible causes include birth defects, genetic issues, adrenal disease and testosterone secreting ovarian tumors. ...Read more

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What is the cause of an abnormal large clitoris?

What is the cause of an abnormal large clitoris?

Possibly normal: Great varuiation in normal clitoris size from tiny nubbin to about 1/2size of normal pinky finger. Markedly enlared clitoris is seen in in females with adrenogenital syndrome, in which case the clitoris can be confused with a penis and even the vagina is sealed. When severe is considered an ambiguous genitalia problem + needs a pedi endocrine dr + urologist. Androgenic tumors can cause enlargement. ...Read more

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What factors can cause internal intestinal bleeding?

What factors can cause internal intestinal bleeding?

Many things: Depending on where the bleeding is coming from (ie the upper GI tract, or the lower GI tract) it can be an ulcer, polyp, cancer, inflammation, or sometime the source is never found. All GI bleeding should be worked up, and you need to speak to your doctor. ...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?

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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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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What virus causes internal bleeding and atacks every internal organs?

What virus causes internal bleeding and atacks every internal organs?

Dangerous viruses: Can't say that every single organ will be attacked but here are some serious hemorrhagic viruses: Hemorrhagic Viral Dz: Ebola, Marburg Virus, Dengue, Yellow Fever, Hantavirus, Crimean- Congo Hemorrhagic Fever, Rift Valley Fever, Lassa Fever, Venezuelan Hemorrhagic Fever, Argentine Hemorrhagic Fever, Bolivian Hemorrhagic Fever, Brazilian Hemorrhagic Fever, Garissa Virus & Ilesha virus. ...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 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 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 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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What would cause internal bleeding only on the left side of the abdomen? Went in for surgery to remove a cyst on right side and found bleeding on left

What would cause internal bleeding only on the left side of the abdomen? Went in for surgery to remove a cyst on right side and found bleeding on left

Abdominal bleeding: Abdominal bleeding can occur on the opposite side from a bleeding artery or vein that projects toward the other side of the abdomen. Discuss these findings with your surgeon to understand the source of the bleeding and the prognosis for recovery. ...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 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?

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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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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