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Vaginal bleeding after being hit on the womb - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My friend was two weeks pregnant, but mostly broke her womb due to some hit, and has been internally bleeding because of that. What to do. She isn't in a position to reach a doctor right now. PLease suggest fast.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi..
User :   can u please suggest on ma query
Doctor :   let me read your query
User :   ok...
Doctor :   may i know how long did this occur?
User :   since today morning
Doctor :   may i know when was the pregnancy confirmed ?
Doctor :   when was her last period ?
User :   last period was around 24th Jan
Doctor :   in that case, this could be her normal periods too
Doctor :   and the possibility of her not being pregnant would be high
User :   pregnancy is almost certain... confirmed around 12-14 feb...
User :   its not periods...
Doctor :   was this confirmed by any tests ?
Doctor :   and can you mention the severity of the vaginal bleeding ?
User :   cant go to doc now...
User :   its mostly breaking of womb...
User :   how severe is it...?
Doctor :   may i know where she lives ?>
User :   nopes....
User :   please lemme know... if anything can be done.. rite now.. at home...
Doctor :   in case , there is severe bleeding, and it is infact due to uterine damage, she will definitely need medical help
Doctor :   the only thing you can do is give her ethamsylate tablets
Doctor :   this can reduce the bleeding
User :   wat sort of medical help...
Doctor :   also taking ibuprofen can reduce the pain
Doctor :   a internal examination to check for any internal injuries and to know the cause of bleed
User :   and even if we manage to go to doctor... wat will be the further course of treatment...
Doctor :   if there is severe bleeding, and there is severe trauma, she may need to be hospitalised and given IV fluids and blood transfusion
User :   will der be any removal of womb... or by giving medicines only th epuss can be removed...
Doctor :   if there is a uterine damage, then, repair of the wound can be done
Doctor :   removal of uterus is not done in this stage
Doctor :   as the uterus is not large enough to be severely damaged
Doctor :   at 2 weeks, the uterus is very small, just the size larger than a fist
Doctor :   so chances of severe injury will be less
Doctor :   but if there is any injury to the cervix, or vagina, then that needs to be repaired
User :   ok....
User :   so that can be repaired by medicines only na...
Doctor :   Yes with antibiotcs and pain killers
User :   does this breaking of womb occurs to othe rpeople also...?
Doctor :   no , not unless there is severe damage, as in an accident, falls, with severe pressure on a uterus
User :   ders s also swelling... severe swelling... in abdomen ... since past 2 weeks....
Doctor :   this sort of injury occurs when the pregnancy is over 15 weeks
Doctor :   the swelling could be due to bloating, which is common in earlier weeks of pregnancy
Doctor :   abdominal distension is very minimal and not even seen within 2 weeks of pregnancy
Doctor :   bloating is collection of gas in the intestines
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