Los Angeles, CA
A 21-year-old female asked:

What are the symptoms of brain bleeding? are headaches, ringing ears, red eye related? (i was in a car accident didn't hit my head,just back&forth)

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Dr. Peggy Ching
Plastic Surgery 43 years experience
Closed head injury: To get brain bleeding from a car accident just by accelerate-decelerate motion of the head is possible if the person is on anticoagulant (blood thinner) and have a brain that is less then healthy, such as in cerebral atrophy. Usual sypmtoms are stiff neck and severe headaches, and confusion. I mean severe! There maybe bleeding from the ear. But ringing and red eye not so clearly related.
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 47 years experience
At age 27, in the absence of a true head injury, and lack of coagulopathy, it would be virtually impossible to suffer intracranial bleeding. If indeed the latter occurred, you would suffer severe headache, nausea and vomiting, blurred and double vision, and perhaps confusion. However, your symptoms could be associated with whiplash, and cannot exclude extracranial blood vessel dissection injury.
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Last updated Jun 27, 2023


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