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Can Newborn Die From Internal Bleeding In The Brain
Yes: Newborns can have internal bleeding in the brain by the same mechanisms as adults, but most commonly, especially if premature, from an interventricular hemorrhage (ivh). Not all cerebral hemorrhages or ivh are fatal-it depends on the amount of brain tissue involved and the patients general health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Also known as an internal hemorrhage, internal bleeding refers to bleeding that occurs inside the body that is not seen from the outside. This happens when there is damage to an artery or vein from trauma, an injury to the spleen, a ruptured aneurysm, or erosion into an artery or vein from cancer or gastric ulcer. Internal bleeding is a medical emergency ...Read more
Yes: Any bleeding in or around the brain can be life threatening. The exact location of the bleeding and the amount of bleeding determine how serious it is. ...Read more
If you had internal bleeding in the brain how long could you survive? I don't know if there is a specific answer.
No specific answer.: Survival will depend on many factors: cause of bleeding, location, magnitude, access to critical care, etc. When blood irritates brain tissues, it causes swelling. This is known as cerebral edema. The pooled blood collects into a mass called a hematoma. These conditions increase pressure on nearby brain tissue, and that reduces vital blood flow and kills brain cells. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Compression: Bleeding in the brain takes up space, which puts pressure on the nerves of the brain. When the pressure is high enough, this renders those nerves non-functioning. Small bleeding may cause no symptoms, and not real damage, large bleeding can lead to death. ...Read more
Stroke: Bleeding in the brain is called hemorrhagic stroke. It frequently leads to serious consequences and may leave person with permanent disability. ...Read more
If i got hit by keys to my head can it cause brain damage or internal bleeding or problems later I have laceration on right side of my head one staple?
Probably not, but. .: Jelly, given the information provided, unless it was a really large cluster of keys (heavy) or fell from a great distance, it shouldn't be enough to cause brain damage or internal bleeding. If you have persistent severe headaches, cognitive issues or just are worried i would discuss with your primary doctor whether an MRI or a neurology referral would make sense. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Said my dizzy spells are from positional vertigo and or internal bleeding from the brain but did no blood work. Could this be true?!
Possibly: Not clear about internal brain bleeding part of yr question? If u have vertigo and serious brain pathology has been ruled out by yr doctor, u can try b-complex and magnesium supplementation. Max dose mag would be approx 700mg twice daily. Caution it has laxative effect! u may need physical therapy as well. ...Read more
Few possibilities: There are many reasons why newborns get intracranial hemorrhage (bleeding in the brain). If a baby is premature (usually less than 32 weeks or so), if the baby did not receive the vitamin K shot at birth, an underlying bleeding disorder, trauma (shaken baby) are a few of the possibilities to consider. A thorough evaluation should be undertaken with your Pediatrician and specialists. ...Read more
Hard to say: A small percentage of newborns will have a tiny,usually asymptomatic bleed. More symptomatic bleeds would likely occur but vitamin K is routinely given to most within hours of birth. Premi's are more likely to bleed because of frail blood vessels. You did not provide specific information on your kids case, which might have allowed a more specific response. ...Read more
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