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Bleeding Stroke Prognosis
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
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
Is it possible to survive a hemorrhage stroke when the bleeding is already 5 centimeters & still bleeding?
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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