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A 44-year-old male asked:

81 year old father fell & hit his head on concrete, 12 hours ago. his brain was bleeding. he's in icu. he can talk just fine. is he at risk of dying?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
It depends on the in: Being in ICU means they are monitoring him for any complication from hitting his head. he is at risk of bleeding in his brain. That can be a serious problem. But it can be checked easily with a CT scan of his brain. Ask his doctor about this and you will have your question answered in the process.

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