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Seeking Treatment for Internal Bleeding after a South Carolina Accident

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The diagnosis, treatment and recovery from injuries sustained in a serious South Carolina accident can result in medical bills, lost wages, and suffering you should not be left to deal with alone. A Charleston personal injury attorney can help you file a personal injury claim to recover these damages and provide for future needs related to your medical condition.

In cases of mild internal bleeding, treatment can range from simply allowing the blood to be absorbed back into the body, as with the disappearance of a bruise over time, to use of coagulation medications. Time and rest are generally the only treatments necessary for skin bruising as long as the blood clots on its own.

When the bleeding cannot be controlled or blood pools in body cavities or joints to cause pain, more serious treatment methods may be necessary. One non-surgical procedure known as angiography may be used by a radiologist to detect and repair the internal bleeding.

Surgery can be necessary to repair ruptured blood vessels, organ linings, or to remove blood clots. If the internal bleeding was caused by a bone fracture, an orthopedic surgeon may be called in to mend the bones back together and reconnect the blood supplies flowing through the bone marrow.

If left untreated the dangers of internal bleeding from a South Carolina accident can become fatal. Long term consequences of serious internal bleeding, especially in the brain, can cause brain damage possibly leading to cognitive or physical impairment. These complications can be compensated for through an injury claim filed with the help of a Charleston personal injury attorney.

Seeking the Help of a Charleston Personal Injury Attorney 

The Charleston personal injury attorney team at the Shelly Leeke Law Firm is available to help accident victims cope with the legal implications of a serious injury. Our firm's focus on personal injury cases includes injury from auto accidents including pedestrian and bicycle injuries, work-related injuries and Workers' Compensation claims, and injuries resulting from dangerous prescription drugs.

Before you file a South Carolina personal injury claim, request a free copy of our South Carolina injury book. When you're ready to get started on settling your accident claim, contact a Charleston personal injury attorney for a free information packet and consultation - 1-888-690-0211.

Shelly Leeke
South Carolina Injury Lawyer
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