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Glossary for Blood loss

Medical terms related to Blood loss or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
  • Adenomyosis: presence of ectopic endometrial tissue in the myometrium
  • Anemia: Reduced red blood cells in the blood
  • Aspirin -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Aspirin during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Birth Injury: An injury to the mother caused by childbirth
  • Bladder cancer: Bladder cancer refers to any of several types of malignant growths of the urinary bladder. It is a disease in which abnormal cells multiply without control in the bladder.
  • Bleeding symptoms: Any type of bleeding symptoms.
  • Blood conditions: Conditions that affect the blood
  • Blood loss in pregnancy: Blood loss in pregnancy refers to the loss of blood from the genital region whilst pregnant. This blood is often found on the toilet paper, in the toilet bowl or after sexual intercourse. The blood loss may or may not be accompanied by other symptoms such as pain.
  • Blood symptoms: Symptoms affecting the blood and its blood cells.
  • Blood vessel symptoms: Symptoms affecting the blood vessels
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Bowel problems: Symptoms affecting the bowel
  • Circulation symptoms: Symptoms affecting the circulatory system
  • Cirrhosis of liver: diffuse hepatic process characterized by fibrosis and the conversion of normal liver architecture into structurally abnormal nodules
  • Colon polyp: Colon polyp refers to a growth in the large intestine that may or may not be cancerous.
  • Cystitis: Bladder infection or inflammation
  • DIC: DIC s a syndrome triggered by a number of medical conditions including malignancy, infection and liver disease, and results in consumption of clotting factors in the blood.
  • Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
  • Diverticulitis: diverticulitis is inflammation of an abnormal pouch(diverticulum) in the intestinal wall. These pouches are usually found in the large intestine
  • Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding: Uterus bleeding unrelated to periods
  • Endometriosis: Misplaced uterus tissue causing scar tissue.
  • Esophageal varices: Abnormally dilated blood vessels in the wall of the esophagus. The condition is asymptomatic unless the blood vessel bursts which can result in death.
  • Esophagus Cancer: Cancer of the esophagus in the throat.
  • Fibroids: Benign nodules in the uterus wall.
  • Gastric Ulcer: A gastric ulcer is a break in the normal tissue that lines the stomach.
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding: Bleeding in any part of the digestive tract
  • Glomerulonephritis: A condition which affects the kidneys and is characterized by inflammatory changes that occur in the glomeruli
  • Grief or loss: The normal emotional response that occurs to an external loss
  • Hemophilia: Blood disease usually genetic causing failure to clot.
  • Hydatidiform mole: A rare condition where an abnormal union between an egg and a sperm results in the formation of grape-like cysts instead of a baby. The growth is not malignant.
  • Inflammatory bowel disease: Inflammatory bowel disease refers to digestive symptoms resulting from chronic bowel inflammation. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two of the main subtypes of the disease. Scientists have discovered an array of genetic mutations which can result in an increased susceptibility to inflammatory bowel disease. Not all people with the genetic anomaly will develop the condition but it can increase the risk especially if other environmental factors are also present. The severity of the disease that develops is variable.
  • Injury: Any damage inflicted in the body
  • Leukemia: Cancer of the blood cells, usually white blood cells.
  • Lower abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the lower abdominal region.
  • Lymphoma: Any neoplastic disorder that occurs in lymphoid tissue
  • Mallory weiss syndrome: A laceration of the lining of the gastroesophageal junction or just above it - often caused by severe vomiting.
  • Menorrhagia: Excessive or prolonged blood loss during menstruation
  • Nephrotic syndrome: A condition involving excess loss of protein in the urine, reduced albumin levels in the blood and swelling.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: A condition which is characterized by an infection which is located in the upper female genital tract
  • Peptic Ulcer: Ulcer on the lining of the stomach or duodenum
  • Perimenopause: The start of onset of menopause
  • Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome: A hereditary disorder involving the presence of numerous polyps in the lining of the small intestine and pigmentation around the lips, inside the mouth and on the palms and soles.
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disorder that affects approximately 5% of all women.
  • Postpartum hemorrhage: Postpartum hemorrhage refers to excessive bleeding from the uterus after giving birth.
  • Pyelonephritis: Any inflammation of the kidney
  • Rectal cancer: A growth or excessive proliferation of cells in the rectum which is the final portion of the digestive system before the anus. The growth may be benign or malignant.
  • Renal calculi: A condition characterized the formation of a stone I the renal tract caused by deposition of urates and phosphates
  • Scurvy: Severe disease from vitamin C deficiency
  • Shigellosis: An infectious disease which affects the intestinal tract and is caused by the Shigella bacteria. The condition may be severe, especially in children, but may be asymptomatic in some cases. The disease can be transmitted through fecal-oral contact.
  • Stomach cancer: Stomach or gastric cancer can develop in any part of the stomach and may spread throughout the stomach and to other organs
  • Ulcerative colitis: Ulcerative colitis (Colitis ulcerosa, UC) is a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Ulcerative colitis is a form of colitis, a disease of the intestine, specifically the large intestine or colon, that includes characteristic ulcers, or open sores, in the colon.
  • Uterine Cancer: Cancer of the uterus.
  • Vacuolar myopathy: A term used to describe a group of conditions involving degeneration of the spinal cord. It is most often seen in AIDS patients but also occurs in conditions such as inherited muscle diseases and other neuromuscular conditions.
  • Von Willebrand disease: A rare inherited blood coagulation disorder characterized by a deficiency or defect in plasma protein called the von Willebrand factor which leads to bleeding problems

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