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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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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tung Nguyen
30 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends on cause: Brain bleeding can be caused by a variety of conditions. Some are sudden. Such as those from aneurysms, avms or hemorrhagic strokes, and produce sever ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Many causes: There could be a coagulation problem, certain blood thinning medications could predispose, congenital conditions such as an aneurysm, tumors, also tra ... Read More
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Berry aneurysm: A leaking berry aneurysm or arteriovenous malformation are the causes. Both are inherited conditions.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
It pushes on brain: A subdural hematoma, as a result of a head injury, is a collection of blood between the covering of the brain and the surface of the brain. The bleedi ... Read More
A 79-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
IVC filter? I don't: know if ur mom is prone to falling & brain bleeds; if so, anticoagulants (blood thinners) r not a good idea - it increases the risk of a fatal bra ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
15 years experience Neurology
Exam normal: If your physical exam is normal then no need to rush to head CT. That being stated, there are a number of nagging problems that can result from even ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Premature?: Premature infants are subject to bleeding into their brains. These bleeds are given grades 1, 2, 3, 4. Grade 2 intraventricular hemorrhage (ivh) is ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Intensive care: Bleeding into the brain is serious. The cause must be found quickly. Emergency surgery may be necessary to save life. Then careful recovery with re ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Imaging and CSF: Depending on the clinical circumstances, imaging by ct scan or MRI is the usual test for bleeds in the brain. A spinal tap will disclose the bleed if ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Location and degree: Tiny "lacunar" strokes which are pinpoint bleeds due to high blood pressure may go undetected whereas bleeding into the subarachnoid space from trauma ... Read More
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