Bleeding refers to the loss of blood. Bleeding can happen inside the body (internally) or outside the body (externally). It may occur:
- Inside the body when blood leaks from blood vessels or organs
- Outside the body when blood flows through a natural opening (such as the vagina, mouth, or rectum)
- Outside the body when blood moves through a break in the skin
Blood loss; Open injury bleedingConsiderations
Always seek emergency assistance for severe bleeding, and if internal...