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Can septic shock in a child cause a subdural hematoma?

Can septic shock in a child cause a subdural hematoma?

Sort of..: Septic shock can have as a complication, difficulty clotting, a tendency to bleed. Thus if there is head trauma, bleeding is definitely at higher risk. Such as a subdural hematoma. ...Read more

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Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Hematoma (Definition)

A scalp hematoma is a condition in which there has been bleeding between the scalp and the skull, and the blood is trapped under the scalp, forming a blood-filled bulge. Scalp hematomas usually resolve without treatment. They are more common in babies who needed vacuum-assisted deliveries, because vacuum on a baby's scalp can cause ...Read more


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What can cause a subdural hematoma on an infant if he did not fall or suffer a blow to the head?

What can cause a subdural hematoma on an infant if he did not fall or suffer a blow to the head?

Yes , can happen: Subdural hematoma can develop in infants with out injury or due is due to very minor injury when infant has benign enlargement of sub arachnoid spaces (BESS) This always a consideration in assessing child abuse . ...Read more

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Does getting punched in the mouth often cause a subdural hematoma..And can that bring on a manic episode?

Does getting punched in the mouth often cause a subdural hematoma..And can that bring on a manic episode?

Brain Stress>Mania: Any significant brain stress can trigger mood instability in a susceptible individual, e.g. Mania. See your md for an evaluation! seek the help you deserve and get to "well"! ...Read more

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Can a subdural hematoma cause a person to have abnormal EKG readings?

Can a subdural hematoma cause a person to have abnormal EKG readings?

Yes: A large subdural hematoma with a lot of pressure can lead to effects on the heart which are manifest in the ekg. This has to do with changes in sympathetic tone as a result of the head injury. These usually resolve when the patient improves and the pressure has been removed. ...Read more

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How serious is a subdural hematoma? Can I return to tennis if falling then caused it?

How serious is a subdural hematoma? Can I return to tennis if falling then caused it?

It's possible.: Assuming the subdural blood clot has been removed or has resorbed, you may be able to return to play. Your surgeon will take into consideration what risks you have for getting another one such as the use of blood thinners or a balance disorder. ...Read more

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Can subdural hematoma cause brain damage 3 years after it happened?

Can subdural hematoma cause brain damage 3 years after it happened?

Possible: Subdural hematomas can sometimes rebleed. If the new episode of bleeding is large enough it can cause pressure on the brain and new symptoms. ...Read more

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Can untreated subdural hematoma cause brain damage? If so would it be immediate or months or years?

Can untreated subdural hematoma cause brain damage? If so would it be immediate or months or years?

Subdural hematoma: It is size dependent if untreated. I suspect your doctor felt small. Damage caused by pressure on brain..Symptoms usually within 48 hrs altho case from chicago childrens caused symptoms over a week later. Symptoms can be as as mild as headace altho rare or difiiculty using opposite side of body or signs of increased brain pressure such as lethargy and vomiting. ...Read more

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Can septic shock cause compartment syndrome?

Can septic shock cause compartment syndrome?

Intraabdominal: There is a very rare problem where patients develop intra abdominal compartment syndrome but usually it relates to a severe trauma. ...Read more

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Can a heavy growth of escherichia coli get in your blood stream and cause septic shock?

Absolutely: E. Coli is notorious for causing infections, specially in the urinary tract. If untreated, the bacteria can go to the blood stream and cause septic shock. Depending on the virulence of the bacteria, it can cause severe problems that can lead to death. ...Read more

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Dr. William Walsh
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Shock (Definition)

Shock is a condition in which a person cannot circulate enough blood (carrying oxygen & nutrients) to the vital organs in the body. If shock persists, various parts of the body will stop working, and the person will die. Causes of shock include injuries, excessive bleeding, heart failure, infections, chemical imbalances, ...Read more


Dr. William Walsh
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Sepsis (Definition)

Sepsis occurs as a result of body's abnormal response to severe infection. Manifestation of sepsis include fever, rapid heart rate and rapid breathing. Blood work will reveal elevation of ...Read more