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Bleeding time

Bleeding time

(Science: haematology) a test which measures the time it takes for small blood vessels to close off and bleeding to stop. Abnormal results can be seen in those with congenital or acquired platelet function disorders or thrombocytopenia.

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... unlikely? Transient bacteremia is possible in rare cases, such as sometimes with severe tooth infections that 'seep' bacteria into the blood stream. ... which may slow down blood coagulation times and thus result in minor bleeding beneath the skin that causes the petechiae. I do not know where ...

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Fri Dec 13, 2013 8:13 am
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The Keyhole Paradox: Challenging universal common descent.

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Tue Feb 07, 2012 3:44 am
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by DanielSan
Sat Oct 22, 2011 11:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Traditional Chinese Medicine in China
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a query

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Sun Aug 14, 2011 7:06 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: a query
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Unsolved medical issue

Have they tested the clotting time of blood? Blood clot problems are one reason for nose bleeds and bleeding under the skin. As a kid I had a lot of nose bleeding and later they tested my blood clotting ...

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Thu Jun 30, 2011 6:44 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Unsolved medical issue
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