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is bleeding in the brain fatal

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Bleeding in brain: Bleeding in the brain from a ruptured aneurysm, trauma, hypertensiou or intrusion can cause spasm of blood vessels cutting off blood to parts of the b ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
38 years experience Neurology
Hypertension is # 1: Chronic high blood pressure, alcohol abuse, bleeding from existing vascular brain lesion, primary and metastatic cancers, cerebral vasculitis (inflamm ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Brain hemorrhage: Usually bleeding within the brain is accompanied by severe headache and the sudden onset of change in alertness, or consciousness, or symptoms like a ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
SX like stroke: FAST: F ace drooping A rm weakness S peech difficulty T ime to call 911 Symptoms of intracranial bleeding are like those of stroke. Often patients will hav ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Not great: If a subarachnoid hemorrhage due to ruptured aneurysm, about 50% die prior to reaching hospital. If an intracerebral hemorrhage of any cause, mortali ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Reichenbach
21 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Any bleeding in or around the brain can be life threatening. The exact location of the bleeding and the amount of bleeding determine how serious it i ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
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 ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: Certainly, bleeds from aneurysms or avms or strokes can lead to death days to weeks after the initial event. The patient may survive the initial bleed ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
Depends: Need more information as well as survive as an intact individual or in a vegetative state
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ginkl Biloba: See: " Is there a risk of bleeding associated with standardized Ginkgo biloba extract therapy? A systematic review and meta-analysis." It is usually ... Read More
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