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IVH/PVH: Intraventricular/periventricular hemorrhage (ivh/pvh) is graded from grade I to iv. Grade i, is where is a tiny hemorrhage underneath the lining of the cavity in the brain called lateral ventricle. Most studies have shown that (provided there are no other insults to the brain) and not associated with significant neurological dificits. ...Read more
Investigate: Most people with hht just have dilated tiny blood vessels visible in their skin, but the abnormal blood vessels can occur anywhere in the body and you would want to have a doctor investigate, especially to make sure you don't have a vascular lesion or aneurism in the brain that could cause more serious trouble. ...Read more
This is highly: Specialized and must come under the care of an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Although the non hem:
Although non hemorrhagic strokes generally are more common, neurologist and physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist (physiatrist) commonly treat and oversee rehab programs for this populatiion.
I frequently care for patients with hemorrhagic strokes on our rehab unit. ...Read more
I had mifepristone 200 as my reports came positive. Kindly suggest some drugs to minimise its side effects like heavy bleeding and pain and cramps atc?
Dengue: Dengue fever is a mosquito borne viral illness without a specific medication to treat. Pain relief with acetaminophen, rest, and fluid intake are commonly recommended. If there is little improvement after the fever goes down, medical consultation is recommended to ensure there are no complications. ...Read more
Somewhat common: This is a benign bleeding from a small vein in the space under the clear conjunctiva over the white of the eye. Due to oxygen exposure it stays very red until absorbed. It can spread over a broad area and look very dramatic. Usually there are no symptoms except the redness. If the vision is changed, or there is pain, see your ophthalmologist. Otherwise you can wait it out. ...Read more
No, run in families:
They are not genitic but run in families, maternal side. Usually women in late 20's to 30's.
If someone in you family suffered from one and you are maternally related, I would have an mra of my head to b sure I did not have the same subclinical problem. ...Read more
Not that bad: You will see in the medical literature that most people with hht have a normal lifespan. The commonly seen skin lesions and nosebleeds usually develop during childhood. The avms (arterial-venous malformations) are thought to be present from birth, but don't have to cause any symptoms. Frequent nosebleeds are usually the most common symptom. ...Read more
Taking low dose aspirin for CVE and stroke prevention. Also on 80mg of Lipitor (atorvastatin). Taking fish oil also. Am I at serious risk for hemorrhagic stroke?
Excellent Question: ScottK, you ask an excellent question. There is some evidence that having too low a blood cholesterol level can be dangerous as well as high cholesterol. Blood vessel walls need cholesterol for flexibility, and if two low can become fragile. Although the likelihood of a problem is low, I would discuss with your doctor. You might also want to think about adding Co-Q10. Take care and stay well! ...Read more
Multiple factors: Risk factors include high blood pressure, especially poorly controlled high blood pressure, blood clotting disorders, taking medication that interferes with blood clotting, and structural problems like avm, aneurism, contusion due to injury and less commonly tumor and infection. ...Read more
6 weeks pregnant?: Or postpartum? Either way, NO! If you are cramping and bleeding and you are pregnant, you may be miscarrying. Time to get to the hospital. If you are alone and getting dizzy or is severe pain, call 911. It is possible on occasion to have life threatening blood loss during a miscarriage. You will need a pelvic ultrasound to look at the uterine contents. Please get help. Call OB now. ...Read more
Subcranial bleeding: A "subcranial" hemorrhage means bleeding beneath the bony covering of the brain, the skull. Bleeding can occur just beneath the skull, on top of the brain, or within the brain itself. Depending on location, the signs and symptoms would be different. Http://tinyurl. Com/y7c7abf. ...Read more
Somewhat: Hemorrhagic strokes can be associated with high blood pressure, which can be controlled. There may also be weakened blood vessels (aneurysms) but, unless family history, screening for these is less than fruitful. The other major cause is head trauma - which obviously has potential to be prevented. ...Read more
See your provider:
This will need full provider evaluation. There are so many different causes from disorders affecting the womb, endocrine system disorders, bleeding disorders and liver disease to medication side effects, trauma, etc.
Most emergent condition is to rule out ectopic pregnancy which is fetal implanting outside the womb. This can be life threatening. If you believe you are pregnant go to ED ...Read more
No: Hypovolemia is mostly from loss of volume that include body fluid, not drinking enough and haemorragic shock is from loss of blood volume loss. You can say that haemorragic shock is a type of hypovolemic shock due to blood loss. Treatment of hypovolemic shock differ depending on etiology. If its due to fluid loss, fluid replacement is the treatment. ...Read more
See a GYN: Heavy vaginal bleeding can have multiple causes. You need to see a doctor for this. ...Read more