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Can a bleed in the brain develop symptoms a few days after injury?

Can a bleed in the brain develop symptoms a few days after injury?

Yes: Yes. Any head injury where there is the remotest suspicion for possible bleeding should be evaluated immediately in an emergency room or other appropriate urgent care facility. That is a no-brainer (which is what you might end up with if you don't follow this advice!). ...Read more

Dr. Gary Pess
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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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Can a bleed in the brain develop days after injury from fall?

Can a bleed in the brain develop days after injury from fall?

Yes: Sub-acute bleeding by definition is bleeding that occurs 3 -21 days after the injury or fall. I do not know the frequency of these types of bleeds but they do occur. Thus, after any head injury, even if rhe acute ct or MRI scan is negative, the patient needs to be watched for a few weeks afterward by family and friends and follow up with their primary doctor for rechecks. ...Read more

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Can bleeding in the brain occur months after a head injury ?

Can bleeding in the brain occur months after a head injury ?

Yes: A small bleed can expand, not by re-bleeding, but by absorbing fluid from the CSF (hygroma) and cause symptoms. This occurs with Subdural / Epidural hematomas ...Read more

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Can a flight make a concussion worse or return after a few days of no symptoms?

Can a flight make a concussion worse or return after a few days of no symptoms?

See previous answer: Provocation may have occurred, depending on the nature of your previous injury and symptoms. ...Read more

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Can someone experience symptoms of ptsd for a long period of time after the trauma that cuased it?

Can someone experience symptoms of ptsd for a long period of time after the trauma that cuased it?

Sxs may come later: Many people do not experience symptoms of ptsd immediately or even have clear memories of their abuse until years or decades later. This is particularly true for childhood victims of abuse. An excellent resource is the book: the trauma tool kit healing ptsd from the inside out traumatoolkit.Com this award winning book helps people understand and heal from ptsd- mind , body and spirit. ...Read more

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Can an ACL injury become more severe a few days after the injury?

Can an ACL injury become more severe a few days after the injury?

Not really.: The damage was done with your injury. Several days later you may have more swelling and loss of motion from the injury itself. But once the ACL is torn, it wont become more severe a few days later. ...Read more

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How long can an mri detect a stroke a year? within a couple weeks? of when it happened

How long can an mri detect a stroke a year? within a couple weeks? of when it happened

Type? Size? Place?: An MRI doesn't really detect a stroke, but rather the EFFECTS of a stroke on the brain. The effects can show up within 1 hr, depending on the size of stroke & the way the MRI is obtained. The effects of a stroke can be seen for many yrs - decades, even - after they develop. The type of stroke plays a role: silent, tiny "lacunar" strokes show up for a lifetime, as does brain loss from a big bleed. ...Read more

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How long after a head injury does a chronic subdural hematoma typically present in terms of symptoms? Can it present up to 1 year later?

How long after a head injury does a chronic subdural hematoma typically present in terms of symptoms? Can it present up to 1 year later?

Unpredictable: Usually most of the time immediately in couple of hrs some times few few days , epidural takes more time , will have lucid interval , some times dormant for months , the reason head injury needs evaluation by trained physician and CT scans are required most of the time , clear instructions from ER at the time of discharge ...Read more

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The probability of brain damage or loss, if unconscious for a few minutes after a car accident?

The probability of brain damage or loss, if unconscious for a few minutes after a car accident?

Concussion: There was an injury to the brain considering the mechanism of the injury and the symptom of unconciousness. But the chances of significant brain damage are small. Normally a head CT is done for someone after a car accident to be sure there is no bleeding. If there is none, then a concussion is normally diagnosed. ...Read more

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It happens that a brain injury cause symptoms years after?

It happens that a brain injury cause symptoms years after?

Long term sequelae: There are long term sequelae that may be associated with brain injury. The more severe the brain injury, the more likely the sequelae. Mri technology has exploded in recent years and allows one to see signs of prior damage to white matter tracts or signs of small microhemorrhages. An example of a possible long-term sequelae is the development of normal pressure hydrocephalus many (>10) years later. ...Read more

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Can symptoms of a rotator cuff injury come out a week after the initial fall?

Can symptoms of a rotator cuff injury come out a week after the initial fall?

Yes: After a fall u may b just generally sore ; as u become more active u begin 2 feel like cuff injury. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have tenderness of the abdomen a week after a car wreck?

Is it normal to have tenderness of the abdomen a week after a car wreck?

NO need to see MD: Some of the car injuries will not show during initial evaluation, if pain is appearing a wk after injury , will need revaluation, did not miss decelerating injury like retroperitonial duodenal injury, go back to your doctor for examination and tests. ...Read more

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Can you last months with bleeding in the brain or would you go into a coma ?

Can you last months with bleeding in the brain or would you go into a coma ?

Varies: Some of these tough events can cause coma, sometimes people survive, and sometimes they do well. It depends on how much blood there is, what area of the brain is affected, and whether there are seizures or not, and how well they can be controlled. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

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