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Is it possible to cause a brain bleed by shaking my head too hard

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Igor Yusupov
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Not likely: In a healthy adult, it is not likely to cause a brain bleed. This is not the case in an infant as in the shaken baby syndrome, where vigorous shaking ... Read More
Dr. Soren Singel
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Not likely: Difficult to cause brain bleed without a significant impact. Do not keep shaking hard.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Frankel
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Variable: It depends on the direction of the force acting on the head and where the head is hit. It also depends if the head strikes anything after the initial ... Read More
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
15 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Depends on various: Factors. For example if one is on blood thinners, what part of head makes impact, how weak the bone is. If there is any concern, go get an urgent ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Gilbert
22 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: While in medicine, anything is possible and of course it is possible, it seems exceedingly unlikely to the point of impossible and certainly improbabl ... Read More
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Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not likely: 27 year olds rarely suffer concussions or bleeding from slight trauma. If you are not having any symptoms like headache, dizziness, trouble walking, o ... Read More
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Dr. Satish Sundar
33 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely: It does take certain momentum and force to cause concussion. Brain bleed take even more trauma than trivial hits. Loss of consciousness often is assoc ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: Your habit will not cause a bleed in the brain. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: Head trauma can produce a slow bleed, but symptoms are progressive and unlikely to consist of vertigo alone. Vertigo is not a diagnosis. It is a symp ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Chill: First off it is a good sign you are able to get on the internet and send a message. Although you hit your head and you were stunned you were not knock ... Read More
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A 79-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Is that you? : Or asking on someone else's behalf? After a fall several strange symptoms would start to appear, in the hospital frequent exams would be done to asses ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Cough : You are extremely unlikely to cause a brain hemorrhage but I would take an antihistamine decongestant to try and reduce the coughing
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Hall
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Post concussive: Trauma to the head can incur an internal shaking of the brain, resulting in microtrauma to cells and supporting structures. These can all combine into ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Brian injury: I am sorry to hear this. I am uncertain of the actual question. Please consider re-submitting with clarification so that we can better help you.

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