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Internal Bleeding (cont.)

Internal Bleeding Outlook

Internal bleeding is a common complication of many injuries and illnesses. Research continues to search for a replacement for blood transfusion in treating these patients to minimize the risks associated with transfusion. The outlook is usually good for patients that are diagnosed and treated appropriately for internal bleeding. The prognosis (outlook) decreases if patients continue to pursue risky behaviors that lead to trauma or continued alcohol intake. Patients that lose 40% of their blood volume from trauma often have a poor prognosis.

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Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/5/2015

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