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Bleeding symptoms (medical symptom): Any type of bleeding symptoms.
Bleeding symptoms (medical symptom): 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.
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For a medical symptom description of 'Blood', the following symptom information may be relevant to the symptoms: Bleeding symptoms (symptom). However, note that other causes of the symptom 'Blood' may be possible.
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Blood: Blood is listed as an alternate name or description for Diseases contagious from blood. For a medical symptom description of 'Blood', the following disease information may be relevant to the symptoms: Diseases contagious from blood (disease information). However, numerous other possible causes of the symptom may be possible.
Blood (medical condition): Diseases that can be contracted from blood
Blood (medical condition): Diseases that result from exposure to blood. Blood transfusions and needlestick injuries are two ways that diseases can result from exposure to blood. Some of the diseases that can result from this exposure are HIV, hepatitis C and malaria.
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Blood (organ): Circulating fluid carrying food and oxygen around the body
Blood (organ): The blood contains fluid (plasma) with numerous cells. There are red blood cells that transport oxygen from the lungs to body cells. White blood cells include many involved in the immune system, such as T-cells and B-cells. Platelets are blood cells involved in clotting.
Blood (organ): Blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the body's cells, and carries waste materials away. Blood also carries hormones, which control body processes, and antibodies, to fight invading germs. The heart is the pump that keeps this transport system moving. Together, the blood, heart, and blood vessels form the circulatory system.
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