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What are the symptoms of internal bleeding in stomach or intestines?

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What are common indicators of internal bleeding into stomach or intestines?
Posted Sun, 3 Nov 2013 in Men's Health
Answered by Dr. P. T. Patil 55 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Symptoms vary according to nature of bleeding

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your query.
The indicators of XXXXXXX bleeding from stomach or intestines depend upon the nature of bleeding.and site of bleeding.

In case of acute active bleeding from upper G.I.Tract one will have following symptoms.
1) Haematemesis (Vomiting of dark coloured fresh blood )
2) Signs of Cardiogenic shock like sweating, low blood pressure ,uneasiness etc
3)Acute pain in abdomen.

In case of chronic bleeding from the upper G.I.tract the symptoms would be
1) Anaemia (fall in Haemoglobin level) due to chronic blood loss.
2) Loss of appetite.
3) Passing black coloured stools
4) Chronic dull pain in abdomen
5)Fatigue, Weakness due to reduced haemoglobin levels
6) Indigestion.
7) Jaundice

In case of bleeding from lower G.I tract or large intestines symptoms would be
1) Passing fresh blood in stools .
2) Pain in lower abdomen
3) Pain in peri-anal region
4) Fatigue,weakness etc.

Hope I have answered your query. If you have any more questions please feel free to ask me I shall be happy to help you
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Follow-up: What are the symptoms of internal bleeding in stomach or intestines? 23 minutes later
Elevated pulse all day today 103 lowest at rest; 131 highest during a very slow, level wal. 'My normal pulse" varies from 65 to 92 with activity.Levels recorded with BP since Sep 1911.

Oxygen saturation levels have been about 5 points higher than "normal." Today 98 - 94......Normal 92 to 96 depending on activity.

Final observatiion.....I PROMISE!! XXXXXXX FARLEY
Answered by Dr. P. T. Patil 18 minutes later
Brief Answer:
You have Tachycardia.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for follow up.Your pulse rate is high and could be due to anaemia.
Please get your Haemoglobin level estimated to confirm the diagnosis.and take necessary medications.( Hematinics)
Thanks and Regards
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