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    Bleeding Disorders Professional

    Bleeding Disorders, Prolonged steroid use is reputed to be associated with hypercoagulability and increased bleeding tendency. However, one study found that this effect was likely to...

    Bernard-Soulier Syndrome Professional

    The patient should be aware of the increased bleeding tendency when considering surgery. Avoid antiplatelet medication, eg aspirin .

    Noonan's Syndrome Professional

    It is characterised by congenital heart disease, short stature, a broad and webbed neck, sternal deformity, variable degree of developmental delay, cryptorchidism, increased bleeding tendency...

    Anaemia in Chronic Kidney Disease Professional

    No reticulocyte response occurs, red blood cell survival is decreased and there is an associated increased bleeding tendency due to uraemia-induced platelet dysfunction. Iron deficiency is...

    Glycogen Storage Disorders Professional

    Coagulation studies: increased bleeding tendency may occur. Lipids: hyperlipidaemia occurs in some types of GSD. Urine tests: myoglobinuria after exercise - found in 50% of people...

    Thrombocytosis Professional

    Presentation Primary thrombocytosis The clinical features can relate to an increased bleeding tendency and, rather oddly, an increased tendency to thrombosis. The mech...

    Postmenopausal Bleeding Professional

    Postmenopausal Bleeding, Definition Postmenopausal bleeding (PMB) is defined for practical purposes as vaginal bleeding occurring after twelve months of amenorrhoea, in...

    Surgical Treatment Options for Heavy Vaginal Bleeding Conditions

    Surgical Treatment Options for Heavy Vaginal Bleeding, In most cases treatment is effective by using medication to reduce bleeding. However, some women will require surgery. The diff...

    Vitamin K Deficiency Bleeding Professional

    Vitamin K Deficiency Bleeding, Synonym: haemorrhagic disease of the newborn (HDN), vitamin K deficient bleeding in the newborn Vitamin K deficiency bleeding (VKDB) is...

    Rectal Bleeding in Children Conditions

    Rectal Bleeding in Children, Rectal bleeding means bleeding from the back passage. Rectal bleeding in children can cause a great deal of anxiety but most children ...

    Intermenstrual and Postcoital Bleeding Professional

    Intermenstrual and Postcoital Bleeding, Intermenstrual bleeding (IMB) refers to vaginal bleeding (other than postcoital) at any time during the menstrual cycle other tha...

    Rectal Bleeding (Blood in Faeces) Conditions

    Rectal Bleeding (Blood in Faeces), The more correct term is gastrointestinal tract bleeding, often abbreviated to GI bleeding. There are many causes of rectal bleeding...

    Miscarriage and Bleeding in Early Pregnancy Conditions

    Miscarriage and Bleeding in Early Pregnancy, Always tell your doctor if you have vaginal bleeding when you are pregnant. Call an ambulance if the bleeding is very heavy or i...

    Congenital Urogenital Malformations Professional

    It can affect either sex and is characterised by multiple abnormalities, including congenital heart disease, short stature, developmental delay, cryptorchidism in boys, increased bleeding ten...

    Breast Uplift (Mastopexy) Conditions

    The extra weight of the silicone implants may accelerate the return of the droopiness of the breasts and in any event there is a tendency for the breast to sink downwards as time goes by. You...

    Breast Reduction (Reduction Mammoplasty) Conditions

    Even normal breasts have a tendency to droop with time and you can expect some change in shape to occur after a reduction mammaplasty.

    Cirrhosis Conditions

    There may be an inherited (genetic) tendency. Women who are heavy drinkers seem to be more prone than men to cirrhosis. Hepatitis C and cirrhosis Persistent (chronic) infection with th...

    Rectal Bleeding in Children Professional

    Rectal Bleeding in Children, History Questions to ask about the bleeding: Is the bleeding acute or chronic? What is the colour of the blood? Is it bright or dark...

    Rectal Bleeding in Adults Professional

    Rectal Bleeding in Adults, There are three classifications according to the amount of bleeding: Occult bleeding - presenting with anaemia. Moderate bleeding...

    Common Problems in Pregnancy Conditions

    If you have a tendency to varicose veins in your legs then you may also have a tendency to piles. Piles are made worse by constipation, when you are pushing more, and by later pre...

    Summary Morning Sickness in Pregnancy Dyspepsia in Pregnancy

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