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Doctor insights on: Bleeding Stroke Prognosis

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What happens if you have a hemorrhage stroke & it keeps bleeding ?

What happens if you have a hemorrhage stroke & it keeps bleeding ?

Death: If a person continues to bleed inside of their skull, the swelling eventually cuts off blood flow to the small vessels of the brain and it dies. Depending on the type of hemorrhage, a neurosurgeon can operate to relieve the pressure and control the bleeding. there are medications that can be used to reduce the pressure temporarily. Unfortunately hemorrhagic strokes are very serious and deadly. ...Read more

Prognosis (Definition)

The prognosis is the predicted outcome or "forecast" for a disease or process. It is only an estimate but is likely based on past experience or data taking into account the individual's overall health status. It may suggest progression of disease ...Read more


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How much sleep is normal a year after having a bleeding stroke?

How much sleep is normal a year after having a bleeding stroke?

Intracranial hemorrh: After suffering a stroke, whether more common ischemic or less common intracranial hemorrhage, sleep pattern may or may not be affected. As long as you wake up refreshed and don't feel a need to nap during the day, then you're getting enough sleep. And you shouldn't fall asleep inappropriately either. ...Read more

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Can a 95 year old survive a bleeding stroke if also dementia?

Can a 95 year old survive a bleeding stroke if also dementia?

Survival: Survival is not related to the quality of life. If the bleed is external to the brain, the pt will possibly survive but the dementia would likely not improve. The quality of life is very likely going to decline after a severe brain bleed. ...Read more

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Is it possible to survive a hemorrhage stroke when the bleeding is already 5 centimeters & still bleeding?

Is it possible to survive a hemorrhage stroke when the bleeding is already 5 centimeters & still bleeding?

Yes: The long term result depends on the amount of brain damage that occurs. Very small strokes can kill and sometimes large strokes can be recovered from. ...Read more

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Can you survive a stroke if there is bleeding in the brain?

Can you survive a stroke if there is bleeding in the brain?

Absolutely: Neurosurgeons are consulted on every brain hemorrhage that enters a hospital. Most of the patients with intracerebral hemorrhages survive- although their symptoms will vary by the location and size of their stroke. Mortality is significantly elevated in large hemorrhages. Aneurysm hemorrhage has a high mortality. Subdural hemorrhages are often not fatal. ...Read more

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My husband have a stroke (bleeding in his brain) last year, so what are the sign if his going to have a stroke again?

My husband have a stroke (bleeding in his brain) last year, so what are the sign if his going to have a stroke again?

FAST: Some times, there are no warning signs. An easy way to help remember what a stroke looks like is to remember fast. Face - is there asymmetry to the face. Arm - is one arm weak or numb compared to the other. Speech - is the person's speech clear or garbled? Time - if someone is having these symptoms, get them to medical attention right away. ...Read more

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With a stroke, is brain bleeding on one or more than one part of your head?

Hemorragic Stroke is: Hemorrhagic stroke is caused by hemorrhage in a weakened blood vessel which ruptures, in anurysm or arteriovenous malformation and it usually happens on one part of the brain. ...Read more

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For three days I have been seeing black lines in my right eye. It floats around but is very annoying. Is this something to worry about. I had a bleeding stroke in dec of 2006 and Crohn's disease in 2007. I am a 57 year old female.

For three days I have been seeing black lines in my right eye.  It floats around but is very annoying.  Is this something to worry about.  I had a bleeding stroke in dec of 2006 and Crohn's disease in 2007.  I am a 57 year old female.

Floaters: Floaters are thickenings in the vitreous jelly inside the eye. They are common with age, myopia, inflammation, trauma, and other issues. They are benign and do not damage your vision. Rarely, they can cause retinal tears which may require laser treatment. Otherwise, no treatment is needed. In very rare cases, the floaters can become dense enough to block vision and may need surgical removal. ...Read more

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Stroke, heavy bleeding in brain. Should we authorize full life support?

Stroke, heavy bleeding in brain. Should we authorize full life support?

Difficult situation: This is a complex question and depends upon the wishes of the patient (often only known by immediate family members by prior conversation), or if the patient has a living will or advance directive that clearly states their wishes. Without this information, the answer depends on (among many things) the severity of the stroke, the age of the patient and the estimated chances of a meaningful recovery. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Stroke (Definition)

Stroke is a loss of neurological function due to loss of blood flow to a part of the brain. This can be the result of clotting locally, an embolus from elsewhere in the vascular system or bleeding in the brain. It is usually manifest by a sudden ...Read more


Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more