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What are the likely causes of brain blood clots and what are their symptoms?

What are the likely causes of brain blood clots and what are their symptoms?

Artery/Fibrillation: Most strokes are due to clots to the brain. These occur due to clots from the heart in those with atrial fibrillatiion and those with plaque in the carotid arteries. Small clots form, travel up to the brain and occlude small arterioles and thus a small stroke. There are other causes but those are the most common. That is why Coumadin (warfarin) and Aspirin are used in prevention of clot formation. ...Read more

Blood Clot (Definition)

A blood clot or thrombus is the final step of the coagulation cascade. It is a good thing when your body is trying to stop blood loss, however a blood clot can form in the veins after prolonged periods of immobility. This type of like ...Read more


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What possible causes of brain blood clot and the corresponding symptoms are there?

What possible causes of brain blood clot and the corresponding symptoms are there?

Vascular Neurology: Trauma can cause bleeding in the brain sometimes referred as a clot. Dehydration and infections may increase risk of venous clots in the brain. A clotting disorder, hypertension, diabetes smoking, high cholesterol, cardiac rhythm/mechanical problems may increase a risk of clot formation. We call them strokes and symptoms can vary from headaches to weakness, numbness, speech and gait difficulties. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having a blood clot in your brain?

What are the symptoms of having a blood clot in your brain?

Brain hemorrhage: A brain hemorrhage usually is associated with a bad headache, and loss of neurologic function, like weakness in one limb or another. Seizures can also occur. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of really really tiny blood clots in the brain?

What are symptoms of really really tiny blood clots in the brain?

Small strokes: The symptoms from 1-2 mm infarcts or hemorrhages vary from none to temporary disability which clear in a few days. They can cause cumulative damage also if the cause is not found and treated. ...Read more

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Im sorry I mean like a blood clot in the brain. How would I know if I had one? What are the symptoms? Thank you.

Im sorry I mean like a blood clot in the brain. How would I know if I had one? What are the symptoms? Thank you.

Some symptoms are...: Some of the symptoms you could potentially have include weakness or numbness in half your face or limbs on one side, impairment of speech, difficulty swallowing, vision problems in one eye, drooping of lips, difficulty finding words, pain one side of body, loss of balance and tending to lean to one side (feel like a drunk), confusion/ disorientation, headaches. ...Read more

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R there any specific symptom related health problems that come 2 mind when i say terrible anxiety n muscle pain in calves?I know its not a blood clot.

R there any specific symptom related health problems that come 2 mind when i say terrible anxiety n muscle pain in calves?I know its not a blood clot.

If its not a clot: A vitamin deficiency is a possibility. If you were on a cholesterol lowering medication i'd be concerned, if you were recently on a quinolone i'd be concerned, dehydration, or simply a muscle ache if you were performing a heavy work out.... ...Read more

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Blood clot on brain now showing small bleed around it on MRI scan ?

Blood clot on brain now showing small bleed around it on MRI scan ?

Unclear: Is this a new bleed or change in the appearance of the old bleed? The answer to this is important. New bleeding made need to be addressed but an old bleed changing its composition as it ages is to be expected. ...Read more

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A 37 yr old has suffered a stroke'/ has blood clot on brain, two surgeries to relieve pressure. On ventilator, unresponsive, is there hope of recovery?

A 37 yr old has suffered a stroke'/ has blood clot on brain, two surgeries to relieve pressure. On ventilator, unresponsive, is there hope of recovery?

Stroke: Prognosis depends upon the extent of brain damage so impossible to tell. Hang in there. Brain is complicated but more plasticity at a young age. Prognosis has to do with both clinical course and findings on brain scans. ...Read more

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'if someone has a blood clot in brain?

'if someone has a blood clot in brain?

Blood Clot: I am not certain what question you are asking. I would need more information to answer your question -- symptoms, treatment, prognosis? ...Read more

Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more