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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. Cornelius O'leary jr
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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 a slow brain bleed show up days after an initial cat scanafter head injury?

Can a slow brain bleed show up days after an initial cat scanafter head injury?

Possible: Delayed expansion of hemorrhage after an initial head injury is not unusual. In addition, some may evolve a subacute to chronic blood collection (called a subdural hematoma) days to weeks after an initial injury. ...Read more

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I've heard brain injuries caused by bleeds are perememt and mine was caused by a bleed is mine going to be perememt?

I've heard brain injuries caused by bleeds are perememt and mine was caused by a bleed is mine going to be perememt?

Not necessarily: When there is brain bleeding, certain part of the brain is permanently lost. The surrounding brain can be affected by swelling, which causes temporary brain dysfunction. So, the deficits or loss of function early on may eventually improve as the swelling gets better. ...Read more

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What sort of brain injury is from a bleed from an neurosurgery operation traumatic or acquired?

What sort of brain injury is from a bleed from an neurosurgery operation traumatic or acquired?

Depends: If someone has an emergency surgery due to trauma or a brain hemorrhage and has either recurrent bleeding or bleeding in another area or is on anticoagulants, it would be considered a complication of the surgery and due to the initial pathology. ...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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Head injury getting hit with keys to my head not heavy keys but at close range lasceration & 1staple what can cause brain swelling or internal bleed?

Head injury getting hit with keys to my head not heavy keys but at close range lasceration & 1staple what can cause brain swelling or internal bleed?

See your doctor: What you describe is a scalp not a brain injury. Only your doctor can answer this question. If he or she is considering a more serious injury imaging studies may be indicated. ...Read more

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Baby w/ helmet rolled out of laundry basket onto the tile floor, landed on her face, has fat lip, bleeding lip stopped she seems ok. Brain injury? Er?

Baby w/ helmet rolled out of laundry basket onto the tile floor, landed on her face, has fat lip, bleeding lip stopped she seems ok. Brain injury? Er?

Difficult question: Difficult question due to knot enough facts known. It is always safest to have a baby with concern of a head injury to be assessed at er. That being said, no loss of consciousness, no vomiting, did not hit head, more than likely okay. However, if prior bleed or head injury, this increases chances of further injury. Difficult for us to say from this side of the computer, but safe is better. ...Read more

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My mother was being treated for a inter cranial bleed in july, she has almost cured from the same, From 3-4 days she is feeling very much sleepy, is this a symptom any further brain problems ????? HER BP REMAINS IN

My  mother  was  being  treated  for  a  inter  cranial bleed  in  july,  she  has  almost  cured  from  the  same,  From  3-4  days  she  is  feeling  very  much  sleepy,  is  this  a  symptom  any  further  brain  problems  ?????  HER  BP  REMAINS  IN

Contact Neurologist: The situation you R describing may be serious. I would contact the Neurologist who saw her for her bleed. This is important. Maybe she lost sleep, but just like in law, in medicine all is suspect and guilty until proven innocent. ...Read more

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