Bleeding

Bleeding is a symptom of many types of trauma, injury, or disease. It may range from harmless minor bleeding to a life-threatening emergency (e.g. shock, internal bleeding, etc.). Bleeding may affect almost any body area: nosebleed, mouth bleeding, eye bleeding, ear bleeding, and so on. Menstrual bleeding is ...

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haemorrhage (bleeding): The escape of blood from a ruptured blood vessel, externally or internally. ...Source: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare1 ...

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Specific Causes of Bleeding

Bleeding Disorders: Heavy bleeding can signal a bleeding disorder. The sooner you know what you’re dealing with, the sooner you can take steps to manage it! Women with bleeding disorders may experience heavy, hard-to-stop bleeding, especially during ...2

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Causes List for Bleeding

Possible causes of Bleeding (or similar symptoms) may include:3

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Types

Some major categories of bleeding (hemorrhage) include:

Common Bleeding Symptoms: Some common types of bleeding symptoms include:

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Clinical Features of Bleeding

Symptoms of excessive bleeding can include:

Contact your GP immediately if you have any of these ...4

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Treatments for Bleeding

Cuts, grazes and puncture wounds If you have a wound that won’t stop bleeding, see your doctor or go to the emergency department. If you have very serious bleeding including spurting blood, or you feel faint or light headed ...5

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References

  1. Source: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare: aihw.gov.au/ reports-statistics/ population-groups/ mothers-babies/ glossary
  2. Source: CDC Features: cdc.gov/ features/ bleedingdisorder/ index.html
  3. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  4. Source: NHS Choices UK: nhs.uk/ conditions/ antiphospholipid-syndrome/ treatment/ 
  5. Source: New Zealand Health: health.govt.nz/ your-health/ conditions-and-treatments/ accidents-and-injuries/ cuts-grazes-and-puncture-wounds

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