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Bleeding symptoms

Bleeding symptoms: Introduction

Further information about Bleeding symptoms is below, or review more specific information about these types of Bleeding symptoms: Bruising, blood in urine, bloody stool, nosebleeds, postpartum hemorrhage, gastrointestinal bleeding, bleeding gums, rectal bleeding or other types.

Bleeding severity can range from mild local bleeding at a small injury to massive hemorrhage. Internal bleeding may also show via blood in stool, blood in urine, or gastrointestinal bleeding. Other common sites for bleeding symptoms include nosebleeds, digestive bleeding, vaginal bleeding (and dysmenorrhea), rectal bleeding, and bleeding gums. Bruising is also related to bleeding. Excessive unexplained bleeding or bleeding easily can be caused by numerous diseases including bleeding disorders and several severe diseases (e.g. Leukemia). Any type of bleeding is a severe symptom that needs prompt professional medical diagnosis....more »

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Causes of Bleeding symptoms:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Bleeding symptoms. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Bleeding symptoms

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Causes of Types of Bleeding symptoms:

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Bleeding symptoms: Symptom Checker

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Bleeding symptoms Treatments

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Stories from Users for Bleeding symptoms

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Message Boards for Bleeding symptoms

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Diagnostic tests for Bleeding symptoms:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Bleeding symptoms. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Examine for petechial body rash (pinhead size red rash) which is common in any disorder that might cause thrombocytopenia (reduced platelets), platelet dysfunction or vasculitis
    • Examine for bruises which may suggest Hemophilia, Christmas disease, platelet disorders or disseminated intravascular coagulation
    • Examine for bleeding gums - if bleeding gums is present with skin bruises suggests platelet disorders or disseminated intravascular coagulation.
    • Look for gum hypertrophy (enlargement) which occurs in monocytic Leukemia, pregnancy, scurvy, gingivitis and in patients taking phenytoin
    • Examine for evidence of malignancy e.g. enlarged lymph nodes
    • Examine for enlarged spleen which may suggest Hodgkin's disease,leukemia, lupus erythematosus, thrombocytopenic purpura or aplastic anemia
  • more tests...»

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Medications or substances causing Bleeding symptoms:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Bleeding symptoms as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Drug interactions causing Bleeding symptoms:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Bleeding symptoms as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Clopidogrel and warfarin interaction - Severe bleeding problems
  • Plavix and warfarin interaction - Severe bleeding problems
  • Clopidogrel and antiplatelet drug interaction - Severe bleeding problems
  • Plavix and antiplatelet drug interaction - Severe bleeding problems
  • Ticlopidine and aspirin interaction
  • Ticlid and aspirin interaction
  • Olanzapine and fluoxetine and aspirin interaction
  • more interactions...»

Bleeding symptoms: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Bleeding symptoms may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Bleeding symptoms

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Bleeding symptoms. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Bleeding symptoms: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Bleeding symptoms

Unnecessary hysterectomies due to undiagnosed bleeding disorder in women: The bleeding disorder called Von Willebrand's disease is quite common in women, but often fails to be correctly diagnosed. Women with the condition tend to have heavy periods,...read more »

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Organs affected by Bleeding symptoms:

The list of organs typically affected by Bleeding symptoms may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Bleeding symptoms

The list below shows some of the causes of Bleeding symptoms mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Bleeding symptoms?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Bleeding symptoms. Of the 1783 causes of Bleeding symptoms that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 16 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 37 causes are "common" diseases
  • 27 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 8 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 86 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 1667 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Bleeding symptoms:

The following list of conditions have 'Bleeding symptoms' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Bleeding symptoms:

The following list of medical conditions have Bleeding symptoms or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Bleeding symptoms Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Bleeding symptoms based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Bleeding symptoms?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Bleeding symptoms, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Bleeding symptoms:

    Subtypes of Bleeding symptoms:

    Bruising (348 causes), Blood in urine (389 causes), Bloody stool (406 causes), Nosebleeds (294 causes), Postpartum hemorrhage (14 causes), Gastrointestinal bleeding (218 causes), Bleeding gums (172 causes), Rectal bleeding (324 causes), Vaginal bleeding (147 causes), Bleeding under skin (90 causes), Blood abnormalities (62 causes), Bloody sputum (124 causes), Internal bleeding (22 causes), Bleeding from the mouth (21 causes), Buttock bleeding (8 causes), Chest bleeding (12 causes), Chin bleeding (7 causes), Elbow bleeding (12 causes), Eye bleeding (16 causes), Facial bleeding (7 causes), Finger bleeding (8 causes), Fingernail bleeding (8 causes), Foot bleeding (6 causes), Groin bleeding (12 causes), Lip bleeding (10 causes), Scalp bleeding (11 causes), Gastrointestinal bleeding (218 causes), Rectal bleeding (324 causes), Vaginal bleeding (147 causes), heavy bleeding, Severe abnormal bleeding (15 causes), Bleeding from ear (24 causes), Bloody ejaculation (20 causes), Conjunctival haemorrhage (5 causes), Haemorrhagic joint effusion (5 causes), Spitting blood (126 causes), Breakthrough bleeding (4 causes), Epistaxis (113 causes), Hematoma (332 causes), Abnormal uterine bleeding (2 causes), Abnormal vaginal bleeding (75 causes), Anal bleeding (13 causes), Bleeding after sex (33 causes), Bleeding in the brain (47 causes), Bleeding in the eye (11 causes), Bleeding nipple (9 causes), Bleeding under the skin (7 causes), Excessive menstrual bleeding (31 causes), Increased bleeding tendency in eye (11 causes), Stomach bleeding (4 causes), Vaginal bleed in pregnancy (29 causes), Vaginal bleeding after menopause (10 causes), Bloodshot eyes (58 causes), Bloody diarrhea (75 causes), Bloody semen (44 causes), Coughing blood (224 causes), Vomiting blood (128 causes), Ecchymosis (47 causes), Light periods (10 causes), Spotting (25 causes), Intestinal hemorrhage (5 causes), Blood-stained phlegm (14 causes), Hemoptysis (176 causes), Easy bruising (246 causes), Epidural hematoma (1 cause), Subdural hematoma (5 causes), Nipple bruise (13 causes), Neck bruise (20 causes), Gum bruise (9 causes), Penile bruise (12 causes), Fingernail bruise (9 causes), Calf bruise (8 causes), Forearm bruise (9 causes), Toenail bruise (8 causes), Foot bruise (10 causes), Chin bruise (7 causes), Shoulder bruise (5 causes), Knee bruise (15 causes), Arm bruise (9 causes), Testicle bruise (11 causes), Stomach bruise (17 causes), Scalp bruise (12 causes), Jaw bruise (8 causes), Genital bruise (9 causes), Facial bruise (7 causes), Breast bruise (8 causes), Chafing (6 causes), Underarm bruise (6 causes), Thigh bruise (12 causes), Hand bruise (10 causes), Groin bruise (10 causes), Eye bruise (5 causes), Ear bruise (9 causes), Leg bruise (15 causes), Shin bruise (8 causes), Anal bruise (5 causes), Vein bruise (6 causes), Thumb bruise (6 causes), Buttock bruise (8 causes), Back bruise (7 causes), Upper bruise (6 causes), Lip bruise (7 causes), Ankle bruise (8 causes), Heel bruise (14 causes), Mouth bruise (20 causes), Chest bruise (10 causes), Palm bruise (10 causes), Wrist bruise (10 causes), Vulva bruise (5 causes), Nose bruise (12 causes), Finger bruise (8 causes), Rib bruise (14 causes), Eyelid bruise (6 causes), Elbow bruise (10 causes), Abnormal bleeding in children (15 causes), Abnormal infrequent menstrual bleeding (22 causes), Metrorrhagia (38 causes), Abnormal vaginal bleeding in children (29 causes), Abnormal vaginal bleeding in pregnancy (14 causes), Absence of vaginal bleeding (30 causes), Missed period (7 causes), Acute Crohns-like rectal bleeding (14 causes), Amenorrhea (287 causes), Female athlete triad (1 cause), Anal hematoma (4 causes), Anterior epistaxis (7 causes), Acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis (1 cause), Acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis (10 causes), Bleeding after sex in pregnancy (22 causes), Bleeding from ear in children (12 causes), Bleeding gums in children (11 causes), Bleeding gums in pregnancy (15 causes), Bleeding in the brain in children (16 causes), Bleeding oesophageal varices (2 causes), Bleeding tendencies (4 causes), Bleeding that occurs after a woman has stopped menstruating (15 causes), Blood in stools as in case of inflammatory bowel disease (31 causes), Blood in the anterior chamber (12 causes), Blood in urine in children (63 causes), Blood loss (55 causes), Blood loss in pregnancy (29 causes), Blood streaked diarrhea (14 causes), Blood streaked diarrhoea (32 causes), Bloody nipple discharge (6 causes), Bloody vaginal discharge (35 causes), Bloody vaginal discharge in pregnancy (21 causes), Changes in normal menstrual cycle (38 causes), Chronic Crohns-like rectal bleeding (10 causes), Constant hemoptysis (19 causes), Chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenia (7 causes), Crohns-like rectal bleeding (17 causes), Decreased menses (22 causes), Eliminating blood (5 causes), Epistaxis in pregnancy (10 causes), Compartment syndrome (22 causes), Extensive bleeding (17 causes), Eye bleeding in children (8 causes), Eye hemorrhage (13 causes), Fingernail bleeding in children (3 causes), GI bleeding (108 causes), GI hemorrhage (12 causes), Gingival bleeding (48 causes), Gradual onset of hemoptysis (12 causes), Gum bleeding (52 causes), Haematuria (162 causes), Haemoglobin in urine (6 causes), Haemolytic anaemia (81 causes), Hemorrhage in both eyes, Hemorrhage in one eye, Heavy periods (78 causes), Hematemesis due to Mallory-Weiss syndrome (5 causes), Hematochezia (109 causes), Hematuria during menses (1 cause), Hematuria with proteinuria in children (14 causes), Epidural haematoma (3 causes), Hematuria without proteinuria in children (33 causes), Hemoptysis in children (38 causes), Hemoptysis in newborns (27 causes), Hemoptysis in the newborn (7 causes), Hemoptysis similar to tuberculosis (8 causes), Hemopytsis as in case of bronchitis (10 causes), Hemorrhagic pus-filled blisters (24 causes), Hemorrhagic rash (7 causes), Hemorrhagic rashes (5 causes), Hemothorax (9 causes), Hyphema (18 causes), Increased thrombin clotting time (7 causes), Infantile purpura (14 causes), Intermittent Crohns-like rectal bleeding (11 causes), Intermittent gross hematuria (4 causes), Intermittent menstrual disturbances (32 causes), Intraocular hemorrhage (5 causes), Medications or substances causing blood-stained phlegm (2 causes), Late start of menstruation (34 causes), Lower gastrointestinal bleeding in children (28 causes), Massive haemoptysis (4 causes), Massive hemoptysis (16 causes), Melena (103 causes), Melenous stool (11 causes), Melenous stools (8 causes), Menstrual bleeding that occurs between menstrual periods (25 causes), Menstrual changes (44 causes), Menstrual disorders (36 causes), Menstrual irregularities (559 causes), Microscopic hematuria (27 causes), Mild Crohns-like rectal bleeding (9 causes), Musculoskeletal hemorrhages (3 causes), Not getting a menstrual period (29 causes), Oligomenorrhoea (86 causes), Pain during bleeding, Petechiae (85 causes), Petechiae in children (38 causes), Petechial rashes in adults (16 causes), Petechial rashes in children (19 causes), Petichiae in children (4 causes), Petichiae in pregnancy (10 causes), Posterior fossa hemorrhage (6 causes), Post-menopausal bleeding (13 causes), Premenstrual syndrome (17 causes), Primary amenorrhea (50 causes), Primary amenorrhea in children (36 causes), Primary amenorrhoea in children, Profuse or extended menstrual bleeding (22 causes), Profuse or prolonged menstrual bleeding (4 causes), Pulsating bleeding (4 causes), Purpura bleeding (20 causes), Purpura in adults (22 causes), Purpura in children (73 causes), Purpura in infants (15 causes), Rectal bleeding in children (44 causes), Rectal bleeding in pregnancy (8 causes), Rectal passage of bright red clots (20 causes), Recurring Crohns-like rectal bleeding (6 causes), Reduced menstrual flow (3 causes), Retinal hemorrhage in children (19 causes), Roth's spots (6 causes), Rust-colored sputum (3 causes), Secondary amenorrhea (26 causes), Secondary amenorrhea in children (29 causes), Secondary amenorrhea in young adults (21 causes), Secondary amenorrhoea in children (2 causes), Severe Crohns-like rectal bleeding (17 causes), Chronic thrombocytopenic purpura (2 causes), Signs of circulatory collapse as seen in intestinal hemorrhage (53 causes), Spotting in pregnancy (12 causes), Subarachnoid hemorrhage (20 causes), Sudden onset of abnormal vaginal bleeding in adults (16 causes), Sudden onset of amenorrhoea (11 causes), Sudden onset of hematemesis (7 causes), Sudden onset of hemoptysis in adults (7 causes), Sudden onset of hemoptysis in newborn (7 causes), Sudden onset of vaginal bleeding in children (14 causes), Urethral bleeding (11 causes), Urinating blood (41 causes), Urinating blood in pregnancy (12 causes), Vaginal bleeding after 24 hours of delivery (8 causes), Vaginal bleeding after menarche in children (23 causes), Vaginal bleeding after mmenopause (1 cause), Vaginal bleeding before normal menarche in children (16 causes), Vaginal bleeding from 28 weeks onwards (9 causes), Vaginal bleeding in the first trimester (6 causes), Vaginal bleeding within 24 hours of delivery (8 causes), Vessel hemorrhages (21 causes), Visible bleeding (20 causes), Vomit blood (15 causes), Vomiting blood in pregnancy (6 causes), Sudden onset of hematuria in children (12 causes), Gums bleeding (5 causes), Abdomen bleeding (6 causes), Abdominal wall bleeding (6 causes), Adenoids bleeding (7 causes), Teeth bleeding (5 causes), Appendix bleeding (6 causes), Auricle bleeding (10 causes), Eyebrow bleeding (2 causes), Eyelash bleeding (2 causes), Eyelid bleeding (3 causes), Ear canal bleeding (10 causes), Earlobe bleeding (10 causes), Bleeding auricles (7 causes), Breast bleeding (5 causes), Bronchial bleeding (3 causes), Brow bleeding (2 causes), Lung bleeding (4 causes), Cervix bleeding (8 causes), Colon bleeding (8 causes), Conjunctival bleeding (4 causes), Connective tissue bleeding (8 causes), Renal bleeding (3 causes), Cornea bleeding (7 causes), Cranial bleeding (5 causes), Cubital fossa bleeding (2 causes), Cubital fossa blister (7 causes), Dental bleeding (5 causes), Femur bleeding (7 causes), Fibula bleeding (4 causes), Finger pulp bleeding (1 cause), Forehead bleeding (4 causes), Humerus bleeding (3 causes), Ilium bleeding (3 causes), Lower abdomen bleeding (6 causes), External os bleeding (8 causes), Hinge joint( elbow joint) bleeding (2 causes), Inguinal area bleeding (4 causes), Internal os bleeding (8 causes), Ischial tuberosity bleeding (3 causes), Kneecap bleeding (5 causes), Knee joint bleeding (5 causes), Large intestine bleeding (8 causes), Larynx bleeding (5 causes), Lateral epicondyle bleeding (2 causes), Lower jaw bleeding (1 cause), Lower leg bleeding (4 causes), Lumbar bleeding (2 causes), Malleolar bleeding (7 causes), Mandible bleeding (1 cause), Medial epicondyle bleeding (2 causes), Metacarpal bleeding (1 cause), Metacarpophalangeal joint bleeding (1 cause), Middle ear bleeding (10 causes), Nail bleeding (1 cause), Nasopharyngeal tonsil bleeding (6 causes), Nostril bleeding (7 causes), Ocular bleeding (3 causes), Ocular hemorrhage (7 causes), Optical bleeding (3 causes), Optical nerve bleeding (3 causes), Pelvis bleeding (3 causes), Perineum bleeding (4 causes), Phalanges bleeding (1 cause), Pharynx bleeding (6 causes), Popliteal fossa bleeding (9 causes), Prostate bleeding (4 causes), Pubic area bleeding (4 causes), Pulmonary bleeding (4 causes), Respiratory bleeding (3 causes), Right lower quadrant bleeding (7 causes), Ring finger bleeding (1 cause), Sacral bleeding (2 causes), Scrotum bleeding (4 causes), Spinal lumbar bleeding (2 causes), Temple bleeding (4 causes), Temporal bleeding (4 causes), Tendon bleeding (8 causes), Testis bleeding (4 causes), Thoracic bleeding (8 causes), Thoracic spine bleeding (2 causes), Thoracic vertebrae bleeding (2 causes), Tooth bleeding (5 causes), Tooth pulp bleeding (5 causes), Upper abdominal bleeding (7 causes), Urogenital triangle bleeding (4 causes), Vertebral lumbar bleeding (2 causes), Voice box bleeding (5 causes), Vulval area bleeding (5 causes), Sudden onset of subdural hematoma (8 causes), Subdural haematoma (3 causes), Gradual onset of bleeding gums (6 causes), Gradual onset of hematochezia (7 causes), Hemoptysis similar to lung cancer (8 causes), Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, Kidney bleeding (3 causes), Shin bleeding (4 causes), Sudden onset of bleeding gums (4 causes), Sudden onset of hematochezia (10 causes), Sudden onset of menstrual abnormalities (11 causes), Sudden onset of blood in urine (13 causes), Not getting a period (10 causes), Red purpura (6 causes), Battle's sign (3 causes), heavy menstruation (23 causes), bright red blood on toilet paper (7 causes), Disorders of the uterus in the reproductive age group (8 causes), Menstrual pain (28 causes), Painful menstruation (22 causes), PMS (8 causes), Delayed puberty (266 causes), dysmenorrhea (54 causes), Idiopathic dysmenorrhea (13 causes), Premenstrual tension (11 causes), Abdominal pain that worsens with menses (22 causes), Endometritis (6 causes), Menopause (18 causes), Menstrual cramps (16 causes), menopause symptoms (17 causes), Menorrhagia (81 causes), Dysmenorrhea in young adults (1 cause), Absent menses (22 causes), eyebrow bruise (12 causes), toe bruise (3 causes)

    Symptoms related to Bleeding symptoms:

    Bruising (348 causes), Injury, Fractures (149 causes), Blood in urine (389 causes), Blood in stool (406 causes), Internal bleeding (22 causes), Very heavy bleeding with menstrual periods (menorrhagia), Unusual bleeding after injury or surgery, Bleeding from small cuts that starts and stops over several hours, Frequent or prolonged nosebleeds, Unusual bleeding from the mouth or gums after a tooth extraction

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