Excessive Bleeding

Various clinical signs and symptoms point to unusual or excessive bleeding. Patients may present with unexplained nosebleeds (epistaxis), reinforced or prolonged menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia), prolonged bleeding after a small cut, by brushing or flossing or after trauma. Other patients have unexplained skin lesions, including petechiae (minor bleeding into the skin or mucosa), purpura (mucosal or Hauteinblutungen that are larger than petechiae), ecchymosis (bruising) and telangiectasia (enhanced small vessels in the…

September 3, 2018