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Hemorrhage (Blood Loss) treatment

Description
Specifically known as hemorrhage or hemorrhaging, the condition is ulitmately the loss of blood and in some cases there can be an excessive amount of blood loss escaping from the circulatory system, whether internally or externally from the body. There are several types of hemorrhage or blood loss including hematemesis (e.g., bleeding in the stomach), capillary hemorrhage (e.g., from a capillary), View more...
Causes
A hemorrhage can be caused by a traumatic injury (e.g., an injury that forms some type of wound), a medical condition (e.g., where blood escapes from the walls of blood vessels), from hemophilia, leukemia, and/or through a bodily opening such as the nose or mouth, skin, anus and etc.
Prevention
There is no guarantee of prevention of hemorrhage, but many sources propose Vitamin B12 is a source for preventing blood loss and Vitamin B12 deficiency.
Common Symptoms
The symptoms of internal bleeding depend upon where the bleeding is located, how much bleeding has occurred, and what structures and functions in the body are affected. Thus, some symptoms include bladder infections where blood is shown in urine, rapid heart rate pulse, weakness and confusion, bruising and paleness of skin, (hypotension) low blood pressure and shortness of breath and decreased ale View more...
Rare Symptoms
Some rare symptoms include abdominal pain or cramping, bloodly urine and/or stool, garbled or slurred speech, vomiting and rectal bleeding.
Traditional Treatment
Isotonic fluid (e.g., for patients with severe blood loss). Emergency Care Treatment, hospitalization, over-the-counter medication (e.g., Ibuprofen, Advil, Motrin, Medipren), OTC pain relievers and fever reducers, nosteroidal antinflammatory drugs (NSAID's), first aid and/or surgery. Also depending on whether the hemorrhage is external or internal, treatments vary. Thus, the best option is to appl View more...
Alternative Treatment
There are a variety of alternative medications used to treat hemorrhage such as Aminocaproic Acid, which is used to treat excessive bleeding associated with fibrinolysis, Autoplex T, Feiba VH/Febia VH Immuno, Anti-Inhibitor Coagulant Complex, Vitamin B12, Folic Acid, Bone marrow transplantation, Transfusion, Oxygen, FeSO4, Immunosuppressive agents, IV fluid and hypertonic saline and viscosity enha View more...
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Research and Development
Increased use of Vitamin B12 , IV fluid and Oxygen. Also being researched are procedures in colonoscopy, computer axial tomography (CT scan), endoscopy (esophagogastroduodenoscopy or EGD), complete blood count (CBC), and hypertonic saline and viscosity enhancement combination.
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