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Internal Bleeding (cont.)

Follow-up

Internal bleeding is not normal. Aside from making certain that the bleeding has remained under control and any tissue damage begins to heal, follow-up care often addresses the reasons the bleeding occurred in the first place. Patients that are prescribed anticlotting medication (warfarin [Coumadin] and others) need to have scheduled tests (for example, INR and CBC) to determine if they are under or over coagulated.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/5/2014

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