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bleed

(blēd),
To lose blood as a result of rupture or severance of blood vessels.

bleed

(blēd)
v.
1. To lose blood as a result of rupture or severance of blood vessels.
2. To take or remove blood from.
n.
An instance of bleeding.

bleed

Etymology: AS, blod, blood
1 to lose blood from the blood vessels of the body. The blood may flow externally through an orifice or a break in the skin or flow internally into a cavity, into an organ, or between tissues.
2 to cause blood to flow from a vein or an artery.
Molecular biology noun See Gel penetration
Surgery noun An episode of haemorrhage
verb-passive To emit blood; to lose blood—e.g., the arm bleeds
verb-active To let blood

bleed

noun Surgery Traditionally used as a verb, 'bleed' has acquired nominative status in the highly popular synonym for an 'episode of hemorrhage' verb-active To emit blood; to lose blood, eg, the arm bleeds, to bleed at the nose verb-passive To let blood; as, Dr. Q. Wack bleeds Pts with fever. See Herald bleed.

bleed

(blēd)
To lose blood as a result of rupture or severance of blood vessels.

bleed

Patient discussion about bleed

Q. Hi, I´m bleeding when I pee,suggestions? I´m 42 years old,and I had a lot of pain days ago just like before when I had a kidney stone and now I´m bleeding when I pee but I don´t know if could be a different problem

A. Thanks everybody, I´m taking care of the problem, all of you are very nice, God bless you.

Q. Can acupuncture cause bleeding? I’m thinking to try acupuncture for back pain I have for many months (long story, so far nothing helped), but I’m afraid it’ll cause bruises and bleeding – last week when the nurse draw blood from my arm she left a green sign that lasted almost a week. Is it dangerous? Can it cause infection?

A. Has blood drawing ever caused an infection? The same way, if the new and sterile needles are used, the risk is very low.

Take care

Q. My husband has a very small mole that was cut.We can not seem to get it to stop bleeding. Any suggestions? tried a shaving pencil, and band-aids of every size. Just will not stop bleeding.

A. In this case, you should go see the doctor who took the mole out, or any dermatologist actually, that can burn the spot a little bit to help it stop bleeding.

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But debates have long been a Gore strength - ask Ross Perot and 1996 GOP running mate Jack Kemp - and Gore had to do something to shake up a sagging campaign that has failed to define him and is being bled dry by the high-priced Washington consultants he hired.
The sport has been bled dry by the bookmakers and it's about time racing stood up for itself.
It's clear we're being completely and utterly bled dry, purely because we can be.
I also think that the time has come to have number plates, tax and compulsory insurance for these people instead of them being subsidised by the eversuering motorists who are being bled dry constantly for the measures that I have suggested.
Because of the council's failure to fulfil its obligations and convene a meeting, residents of Berwick and the other market town are still being bled dry in parking charges.
But they're a sneaky lot as they've convinced a sizeable number of the electorate, not least those who don't earn much themselves, that they're being bled dry by those on benefits, specifically housing benefit.
New York, May 16 ( ANI ): Mankind is draining the earth's resources so quickly that the globe would be bled dry before the end of the century at this rate, a new report has revealed.
Elsewhere many pumps had run out of fuel completely after being bled dry by drivers fearful of the prospect of strike action by tanker drivers.
We can only hope that we will not have all been bled dry before Labour starts doing what is right and fights for ordinary families struggling to make ends meet.
And we all know the terrible toll paying for private residential care can exact on families, the way some ailing people have had to sell the roof over their heads to pay for a carer, bled dry despite having paid taxes all their lives.
Teachers will be increasingly faced with the unteachable and the welfare state will be bled dry.