Bleeding Disorders – Tuesday, July 7, 2015
There is another mystery baffling medical experts. There is a women that already has a rare disorder that seems to have developed another symptom. She bleeds from her eyes and mouth. Doctors around the country cannot diagnose her condition.
Dr. Robert Ferber, with Nanticoke Health Services, says in any medical situation a physician approaches the problem a patient is having in the same way.
- History & examination
- Past medical history
- Laboratory testing
There are different types of bleeding disorders such as frequent nosebleeds or people bruising easily. Some bleeding conditions are hereditary such as hemophilia or Von Willebrand Disease. Other bleeding conditions are acquired such as older, fragile skin, easily bruised with minor injury.
Internal Bleeding Signs & Symptoms
- Iced tea-colored blood in urine
- Possible marker for kidney problem
- Bleeding ulcer
- Tar-like stool, very black