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Capillary Fragility

Capillary Fragility

Bleeding precautions mean you have to take extra care because you are at a high risk for bleeding. This may be because of an illness or because of a drug you are taking. It is important to get help right away if you start bleeding and are at a high risk for a bleeding problem. Bleeding can be very serious and should be stopped as soon as possible.

Name

Bleeding Precautions

About this topic

Bleeding precautions mean you have to take extra care because you are at a high risk for bleeding. This may be because of an illness or because of a drug you are taking. It is important to get help right away if you start bleeding and are at a high risk for a bleeding problem. Bleeding can be very serious and should be stopped as soon as possible.

When do I need to call the doctor?

Any unusual bleeding or bruising,Any unusual or lengthy vaginal bleeding,If you notice a faint rash over the arms, legs, or belly,If you notice broken blood vessels in the white of the eye,If you develop a headache or blurred eyesight,Black bowel movements or blood in the stool or toilet bowl,Blood in your urine,If you throw up or cough up blood,Dizziness

Body systems

Ambulatory Care,Hematologic

What are other common names?

Anticoagulants,Bleeding Risk,Blood Thinners,Clotting Disorder,Hemophilia,Low Blood Counts,Low Platelets,Precautions,Thrombocytopenia,Thrombopenia

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This information is not specific medical advice and does not replace information you receive from your health care provider. This is only a brief summary of general information. It does NOT include all information about conditions, illnesses, injuries, tests, procedures, treatments, therapies, discharge instructions or life-style choices that may apply to you. You must talk with your health care provider for complete information about your health and treatment options. This information should not be used to decide whether or not to accept your health care provider’s advice, instructions or recommendations. Only your health care provider has the knowledge and training to provide advice that is right for you.

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