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Surgery noun An episode of haemorrhage
verb-passive To emit blood; to lose blood—e.g., the arm bleeds
verb-active To let blood
bleednoun 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.
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
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?
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.