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Subdural hematoma

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kiehm
21 years experience in Neurosurgery
Blood clot: A subdural hematoma is a blood clot that has formed on top of the brain and underneath the covering of the brain. It is usually due to a traumatic ev ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
Blood inside skull: Subdural hematomas are collections, usually venous blood, from a torn vein between the brain and the fibrous membrane surrounding the brain called the ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Felix Brizuela
31 years experience in Neurology
Rupture of vessel: Blood clot on the surface of the brain caused by rupture of vein. Rupture of an artery on the surface would cause epidural bleed.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Bragg
16 years experience in Neurology
Bleed next to brain: Subdural hematoma is bleeding between the inner and middle layers of the tissues wrapping the brain. It can be secondary to trauma or occur spontaneo ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chaim Colen
18 years experience in Neurosurgery
Brain bleed: A bleed that occurs in between the dura and arachnoid layers of the brain. This type of bleed occurs "outside" the brain, not within.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynn Bartl
27 years experience in Neurosurgery
Falcine Subdural: A subdural hematoma is a collection of blood between the surface of the brain and the dura mater. A falcine subdural hematoma is located along the fa ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience in Neurology
Hematoma- blood coll: Hematoma is collection of blood somewhere in the body...anywhere in the body....it's called a hematoma. Parietal tells us the location (Parietal lobe ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Different: A hematoma is like a bruise or collection of blood from a trauma. In parietal hematoma this is in the parietal lobe of the brain, so it is in the brai ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randolph Evans
42 years experience in Neurology
Coma in 50%: Acute: 50% coma; others may have headache, vomiting, unsteady walking chronic or 15 days or more after onset: headaches, dizziness, memory loss, slee ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
It can: If left untreated. Small subdural can be left alone, particularly if they do not cause pressure on the brain or cause symptoms such as a headache. Lar ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
22 years experience in Neurology
Many: Headache, focal weakness, numbness, speech problem, confusion papilledema etc to mention few.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience in Integrative Medicine
Brain Bleed: An epidural hematoma is a brain bleed occurring outside of the brain but within the skull. This accumulation of blood can cause an increase in pressur ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
NO: Of course, if you have reasons for thrombosis, or bad head trauma, you, like others could have such issues, but so far, you provide no reason to worry ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
60 years experience in Family Medicine
Shin hematome: Sorry about your injury of shin hematoma. Please apply mild compression with such as an elastic banding and apply ice to the injured area 2-3 times a ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Kim
30 years experience in Neurosurgery
This surgery is safe: Subdural hematoma may be minor, requiring no treatment, or large and life-threatening. Generally surgery is recommended if the hematoma is causing sym ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Reichert
34 years experience in Neurosurgery
Cranial Hemorrhage : The simple answer is yes. Both types of hemorrhages are usually the result of trauma to the cranium unless a person is on anticoagulation or blood thi ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rishi Kumar
7 years experience in Anesthesiology
Brain Bleed: An epidural hematoma is a brain bleed occurring outside of the brain but within the skull. This accumulation of blood can cause an increase in pressur ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience in Sports Medicine
Ct/ MRI: In this day, usually a ct or MRI of the brain is done to rule out a subdural hematoma.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Simmons
17 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
Blood around brain: There are three layers of tissue that surround the brain, known collectively as the "meninges." the outermost layer is the dura mater, the middle laye ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
16 years experience in General Surgery
No: Exam is the same, CT SCAN or MRI is best to detect.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience in Neurosurgery
Hematoma is blood: Concussion refers to the constellation of symptoms after a head injury. This can include amnesia, headache, memory problems, blurred or double vision. ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Higgs
32 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: A bone bruise is actually a stress fracture. The inner trabeculae of the bone actually break. The healing of the stress fracture conincides with sym ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Maybe: This sounds complicated and dangerous, would need to know more about the cause of sepsis and treatments being used, but sometimes the medicines used t ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
No: A brain abscess is a medical emergency and is due to a localized brain infection. If it ruptures, meningitis could occur and cause death. Unless the ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
No: A brain abscess is a medical emergency and is due to a localized brain infection. If it ruptures, meningitis could occur and cause death. Unless the ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricio Espinosa
18 years experience in Neurology
Subdural hematoma: This means that hematoma is causing pressure in the surrounding areas of the brain. The air packets may mean that there was a skull fracture and air l ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rishi Kumar
7 years experience in Anesthesiology
Possible: An epidural hematoma is a brain bleed occurring outside of the brain but within the skull. This accumulation of blood can cause an increase in pressur ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience in Pain Management
Yes: It's real but very, very rare. You're more likely to win the lottery than to get it.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience in Radiology
No: These are two different things.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Reichert
34 years experience in Neurosurgery
Subdural Hematoma: Many symptoms of subdural hematoma are related to the injury and diffuse damage head injury causes. Draining a small hemorrhage may not improve sympto ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michele Arnold
21 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Depends on size: It really depends on the size of the bleed, how long it has been there, and whether the bleeding is causing pressure effects. Small bleeds with no pr ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
Stop hitting head: A subdural hematoma is usually a result of trauma. There is rupture of blood vessels just beneath the dura that causes a blood clot. This can dissol ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience in Neurosurgery
Minimal: Ct scans do emit radiation. This is in a really small dose. Your risk of developing brain cancer after 6 ct scans is negligible. I wouldn't give it ... Read More
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