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What is rectal bleeding?

Rectal bleeding is often noticed as minimal traces of bright-red blood on a toilet paper or a few droplets in the toilet. Generally, bright-red blood originates from somewhere close to the anus and an indication of hemorrhoids or fissures in the anal skin. Even though these are common issues, a doctor should be consulted. Rectal […]

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What is intracerebral hemorrhage?

Intracerebral hemorrhage occurs once the blood abruptly ruptures into the brain tissue which results to brain damage. The symptoms typically arise abruptly such as confusion, headache, weakness and paralysis especially on one side of the body. The accumulation of blood places pressure on the brain and disrupts with the oxygen supply. This can rapidly lead […]

Nosebleed

A nosebleed typically occurs after an impact or strike to the nose and might be linked with a fracture. Nevertheless, the injury can occur after minor injuries or fully spontaneous. What are the indications? Bleeding in either one or both nostrils The flow of blood can range from light to heavy that can last for […]

Lower leg contusion

A contusion is basically a bruise that occurs after sustaining a direct blow or impact. Oftentimes, the muscle is compressed against the bone. What are the indications? The indications of a lower leg contusion include the following: Abrupt pain upon impact that tends to vary in severity from a minor ache or debilitating pain depending […]