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bleeding

 [blēd´ing]
1. escape of blood from an injured vessel; see also hemorrhage.
2. phlebotomy.
dysfunctional uterine bleeding bleeding from the nonmenstruating uterus when no organic lesions are present.
implantation bleeding that occurring at the time of implantation of the zygote in the decidua.
occult bleeding escape of blood in such small quantity that it can be detected only by chemical tests or by microscopic or spectroscopic examination.
bleeding time the time required for a standardized wound to stop bleeding. The bleeding time test is used as a screening procedure to detect both congenital and acquired platelet disorders; it measures the ability of platelets to arrest bleeding and hence gives an estimate of platelet number and level of functioning. There are several methods of performing the bleeding time. In Ivy's test, incisions are made on the forearm, a sphygmomanometer is inflated to a standard of 40 mm around the upper arm, and the time until cessation of bleeding is recorded. The template method is a variation in which a template with a slit in it is laid on the forearm, and the slit and the knife making the skin incision are both standardized. The most widely used template is the Simplate. Normally bleeding will cease in 2 to 9 minutes. Qualitative platelet disorders, thrombocytopenia (platelet count of less than 100,000/mm3), and the use of aspirin will prolong the bleeding time.

bleed·ing

(blēd'ing),
1. Losing blood as a result of the rupture or severance of blood vessels.
2. Phlebotomy; the letting of blood.

bleeding

Cosmetic surgery
A popular term for exudation of gel silicone through an implant—e.g., breast capsule into surrounding tissue.

Medspeak
Emitting blood; haemorrhage; bloodletting.
 
Vox populi
Hemorrhagic diathesis, see there; expressing anguish.

bleeding

Clinical medicine Emitting blood; hemorrhaging; bloodletting Gynecology See Breakthrough bleeding, Dysfunctional uterine bleeding, Postmenopausal bleeding, Postpartum bleeding, Varicial bleeding Medtalk Hemorrhagic diathesis, see there; expressing anguish or compassion.

bleed·ing

(blēd'ing)
1. Losing blood as a result of the rupture or severance of blood vessels.
2. Phlebotomy; the letting of blood.

bleeding

Haemorrhage.

bleed·ing

(blēd'ing)
Losing blood as a result of the rupture or severance of blood vessels.

Patient discussion about bleeding

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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Bleeding disorders and diagnoses among men undergoing voluntary medical male circumcision with notifiable bleeding adverse events--eight Eastern and Southern African countries, * 2015-2016 Bleeding disorder Supporting test No.
Several modifiable RFs which may increase the likelihood of post-TRUS biopsy rectal bleeding have been described.
Bleeding occurred in 1,215 patients (33%) during follow-up and 227 patients (6%) had a new diagnosis of cancer.
After adjustment for factors known to influence bleeding or cancer, post-discharge bleeding was associated with a threefold higher risk of a new cancer diagnosis.
The recently published International Consensus Recommendations on the management of patients with non-variceal upper GI bleeding recommend "early risk stratification", by using validated prognostic scales.
20 studies7-26but their efficacy can be suboptimal in patients with complex bleeding lesions.
A decade ago a series of major studies started to reveal the risk of major bleeding, and guidelines were changed to remove the formal recommendation, but many doctors still prescribe the drugs.
Searches were restricted to articles published in English, using the following subject headings and/or text words: hemorrhage, bleeding, complication, risk factor, liver biopsy, image-guided liver biopsy, and percutaneous.
As a commonly used blood stopper agent in our country, Ankaferd blood stopper [ABS (Ankaferd Health Products Ltd., istanbul, Turkey)] is a traditional folk medicinal plant extract that has been approved in the management of cutaneous, dental and postoperative external bleeding. In addition, it has been reported that ABS had bacteriostatic effects on gram positive and gram negative bacterial flora and induced wound healing (3,5-13).
However, this might occur at the expense of increasing the risk for bleeding.[1] Bleeding not only prolongs the time of hospitalization and increases the cost of treatment, but also significantly increases the risk for adverse cardiovascular and even death events.[2] Therefore, identifying patients at a high risk of bleeding is important in clinical work.
A: Many women do report bleeding (typically, light "spotting") after menopause.
These results demonstrate the prevention of serious vascular events with aspirin use; however, these individuals also experienced major bleeding events.