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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience Emergency Medicine
Death: If a person continues to bleed inside of their skull, the swelling eventually cuts off blood flow to the small vessels of the brain and it dies. Depen ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Brain bleeding: This a cva or stroke caused by bleeding in the brain.
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Primary or secondary: Bleeding can occur initially when a blood vessel bursts, and may be associated with a pseudo charcot-bouchard aneurysm caused by uncontrolled hyperten ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stuart
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Often: There are several factors that contribute to these: high blood pressure, drugs that interfere with blood clotting, and vascular defects (that may be c ... Read More
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Dr. Diana Metzger
29 years experience Cardiology
Somewhat: Hemorrhagic strokes can be associated with high blood pressure, which can be controlled. There may also be weakened blood vessels (aneurysms) but, un ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Yes: Need to prevent by handling causes, such as hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes, coagulopathies, high homocysteine, cardiac problems, smoking, et ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Rafal
38 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Although the non hem: Although non hemorrhagic strokes generally are more common, neurologist and physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist(physiatrist) commonly trea ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
NOT GREAT: If subarachnoid hemorrhage from aneurysm, about 50% die within the first few days in hospital. If intracranial bleed, with/without stroke, the death ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
A few facts: This type of stroke is often associated with high blood pressure, and may be accompanied by long term risks of recurrent bleeding if not handled with ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends on location: The size and location of the hemorrhagic stroke will determine the outcome. If is very large and causing pressure on the surrounding brain, it may nee ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Possible: Survival after hemorrhagic stroke depends largely on location and size of the bleeding so it is impossible to say what the chances of survival are wit ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Stroke: There are 3 major types of stroke: ischemic (meaning loss of circulation) in which an artery supplying the brain becomes blocked (occluded), hemorrhag ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Supportive care: Since you use the term "had", it seems that your dad has survived the acute phase. Thus, the natural history of the hemorrhagic stroke is that the bod ... Read More

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