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bleeding on the brain in the elderly

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Replogle
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Hemorrhage : Several types: intraparenchymal, epidural, sub dural, and subarachnoid. These can be caused either by trauma (most common) or can be spontaneous. Tre ... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
38 years experience Neurology
Multiple ways: During the fall, if the brain is thrust against the boney skull, it can be injured producing a small hemorrhage. A second mechanism, the bridging vein ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: Most infant skull fractures in the us are unfortunately due to either child abuse or road traffic accidents. But yes, falling from a bed onto a hard s ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malinda Linn
13 years experience Family Medicine
Traumatic injury: A contusion is a bruise so these can range from mild to very severe, depending on the type of injury and the location. They can lead to long-term brai ... Read More
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Dr. Gregory Tichenor
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
Prognosis: A lot depends on what the surgeon recommends. Not all bleeding requires surgery. Much depends on the severity of the bleeding and the condition of t ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Diabetes: Diabetes is the most common that causes bleeding in the eye. It rarely causes bleeding in the brain. Patients with uncontolled hypertension are more ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Question unclear: Can post a new, clearer question. Most people get a headache at some time, such as from colds, infections, lack of sleep, too much driving, long hours ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Kaufman
55 years experience Neurosurgery
Epi or subdural blee: By far this is most commonly caused by a blow to the end. The only predisposing factor would be a bleeding or blood clotting problem, such as hemophi ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
It's an emergency: Bleeding in the brain is called an intracerebral hemorrhage and it is an emergency. It should be evaluated in the emergency room of the closest hospit ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Blood vessel disease: Defects of blood vessels in the brain can result in brain bleeding. The most common is avm, then aneurysms. These can be congenital or acquired. So ... Read More
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