Symptoms of Internal Bleeding after a Car Accident

You can sustain different injuries after a car accident. Broken bones and lacerations are two of the most obvious injuries from a car accident.

Internal bleeding

Mayo Clinic says symptoms of GI Internal Bleeding can be either obvious or subtle depending on where the bleeding is taking place and how fast it’s happening. Here are some signs and symptoms that indicate GI internal bleeding.

  • Stools in black and tarry
  • Vomiting blood
  • Rectal bleeding

The following are hidden signs of GI internal bleeding

  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Lightheadedness
  • Fainting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Chest pain

Bleeding in The Brain

A traumatic brain injury could cause permanent or long-term disruption to your life. These are signs to watch out for if you have suffered a head injury.

  • Headache
  • Perception loss
  • Confusion
  • Bad taste in the mouth
  • Dizziness
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Seizures
  • Blurred vision
  • Dilation of pupils
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Numbness in your fingers or toes

Internal bleeding in joints or muscles

Symptoms that may indicate internal bleeding in joints or muscles include:

  • Muscle or joint pain
  • Reduced range of motion in the affected region

Seek Medical Attention

Internal bleeding symptoms can take a while to manifest. If you sustained blunt force injuries to any part or body of your body as a result of a car accident, you should see a doctor immediately.

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