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What are the causes of bleeding in the brain

A 24-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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Dr. Soren Singel
28 years experience Neurosurgery
High blood pressure: Most commonly high blood pressure (hypertension), which puts a toll on small brain blood vessels which can rupture and bleed, usually at older age. Ot ... 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 40-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 29-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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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
AVM: A 2mm avm is an extremely small size avm and impressed they were able to find it on radiologic studies. An avm always has a risk of bleeding but if on ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Galina Nikolskaya
10 years experience Neurology
Many causes: hemorrhagic stroke can happen from severe elevation in blood pressure (most common), or from an ischemic stroke transforming into a hemorrhagic, or a ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Can co-exist: The skull is separated from the brain by a few tissue layers, & bleeding from the fracture can get between the skull and these layers and cause a ... Read More
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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
17 years experience Neurosurgery
Brain hemorrhage: Bleeding in the brain can cause speech problems, either problems forming speech and/or understanding it. Additionally, one could have problems with ar ... Read More

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