How to detect internal bleeding

Internal hemorrhages are difficult to detect, since they are not as notable as a simple blow or cut into the skin. We must be aware of some of the symptoms that you have in this note.

What are hemorrhages?

Bleeding describe loss of blood out of veins and arteries, i.e. out of blood vessels where they should remain restricted at all times. Bleeding can be understood as a visible loss of blood outside the body, but also the word describes the bloodshed inside the confines of our skin, out of reach of the naked eye.


When the hemorrhage is external, i.e., blood spilling out of a visible body, we can act quickly and effectively. However, when the bleeding is internal the thing changes.

There are some signs that we must be vigilant, especially if someone has suffered a sharp blow or accident, to verify that there are no damaged in this way. However, as always we recommend: If there has been a deep blow or an accident, when in doubt go to a doctor or hospital.

The person who suffers from internal bleeding usually present one, some or all the symptom are going to count here. Pay attention to them, to learn to recognize them in time in case of accident.

to detect internal bleeding, after a coup that would have committed the stomach, intestines, kidneys, or other, we will observe that there is blood in the urine or stools.

Symptoms to detect internal bleeding

The bruising is a symptom clear of internal, although hard to see occasionally bleeding. The most common symptoms are sensitive, sore abdomen and sometimes enlarged or swollen, pain that seem muscular, without apparent reason, and on many occasions is detected a slight bleeding in other areas such as the nostrils, ears, and even the eyes.

If the hit has been in the thoracic cavity, to detect internal bleeding pay attention if there is blood in the lungs. Therefore we will make that person coughing on a tissue paper or a white cloth.

If the coup had committed the stomach, intestines, kidneys, or others, we will observe that there is blood in the urine, stools, or that there is vaginal bleeding and even penile. Will also review, exist, that there is no blood in the mucus, saliva or vomit.

These signs of internal bleeding will be more or less constant, and it is always convenient to be vigilant, although there have not been accidental or blow. The reason for this is that there are many diseases and medical conditions that may cause them, as it is the case of some types of cancer, cirrhosis, ulcers, hemophilia, aneurysms and vascular disorders.

Again repeat, that any doubts or presence of these symptoms, should seek medical advice urgently.

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