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Bleed

1. To lose money in a venture or investment over time. Bleeding may occur fast or slowly, but never improves. See also: Stop the bleeding.

2. To extract an excessively high price in a transaction or venture under threat of force or some other harm. Bleeding in this sense is illegal.
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Individuals with HHT have abnormal blood vessel clusters (referred to as AVMs or telangiectasias) that have a high propensity to rupture and bleed.
But while the quality of life of persons with bleeding disorders are frequently interrupted by bleeds, we can live as normal as possible.
But what, asked Dr Gittler, defines an OC-related bleed, and is the incidence of bleeding different with different products and regimens?
Our results indicate that direct localisation of the posterior bleed should become the routine, first-line management in the treatment of posterior epistaxis.
Nearly all nose bleeds can be treated quite simply by first aid, and there is no need to rush to the hospital or your GP.
Petroleum jelly is an old standby for treating children with recurrent nose bleeds.