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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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To bleed a radiator, insert the radiator key or screwdriver into the bleed valve and turn slowly to open it.
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Progestin and estrogen in combination OCs have profound effects on the endometrium that, although not contributing to contraception, do lead to a predictable pattern of bleeding or such problems as breakthrough bleeding or lack of withdrawal bleed.
Nonendoscopic treatment can be recommended for upper gastrointestinal bleeding developing in hospitalized patients who do not meet established criteria for a clinically important bleed.
A former Los Angeles police officer accused of letting North Hollywood bank robber Emil Matasareanu bleed to death testified Tuesday that the wounded gunman wanted to die.
Despite the violence of the crime, Matasareanu's family believes it is entitled to hold the city liable, claiming officers deliberately let him bleed to death.
Mortality from acute variceal bleeding in these patients ranges from 25% to 35% during the first year after the index bleed, and recurrence rates for bleeding approach 70%, he said at a meeting on endoscopy sponsored by the New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
People with severe hemophilia live in fear of cuts and bruises, which bleed profusely and require prompt injections of expensive medication.
Increasingly, younger patients are prescribed prophylaxis regimens with these products to prevent bleeding, rather than receiving treatment at the time of a bleed ("on-demand").
Each year in the United States, around 50,000 people bleed to death due to gunshot wounds, accidents, or other causes.