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Hit Head Cause Brain Bleed
Depends on cause: Brain bleeding can be caused by a variety of conditions. Some are sudden. Such as those from aneurysms, avms or hemorrhagic strokes, and produce severe headaches. Chronic bleeding into a subdural hematoma can cause constant pain. After a bleed, the breakdown products of blood can cause a chemical irritation and produce headaches chronically. Brain bleeding requires urgent attention. ...Read more
Probably not: Unless you are hitting your head, the answer is probably no. However, you could certainly injure you neck. ...Read more
No: Traumatic brain injury is defined as damage to the brain resulting from an external mechanical force, such as rapid acceleration or deceleration, impact, blast waves, or penetration by a projectile. Stroke would represent a non-traumatic brain injury which does not involve an external mechanical force. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not by definition: The common term "floater" refers to defects in the gelatinous substance contained in the eye ; occurs due to aging . Floaters have not been described as secondary to head injury. This is not to say that something could not be forcefully detached or traumatized inside the eye after a head injury giving a visual perception of a problem but it wouldn't be called a "floater.". ...Read more
See discussion: Hitting your head won't cause a stroke in the way we generally refer to a stroke-a blockage of a blood vessel in your brain. However hitting your head hard can do some other things that aren't good. A more likely effect would be a concussion, which can have neurological effects on you. Less likely, but a hard hit could potentially cause a bleed in your brain, & this could have stroke-like effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Post-traumatic: Repetitive head trauma results in tissue changes quite similar to alzheimers but the lesions are closer to the brain surface. This was first noted in "punch drunk syndrome" in boxing. There is likely some affect on blood flow (ischemia), as one could conceive of a local type of bruising, but this not fully clarified. Regardless the nfl and nhl are both paying a lot of attention these days. ...Read more
Hit head yea ago due to drug induced seizure.Had concussion& large swollen spot on head MRI good. Enlarged artery,recently have sharp pain in head?
Please clarify: Please consider re-submitting and clarifying the actual question. ...Read more
No: There has been no association between pushing and formation of brain aneurysms. There have been concerns of increased risks of pushing in patients with certain specific neurological conditions (shunts, strokes, etc). Patients with neurological conditions should ask their OB and neurologist about the safest mode of delivery. ...Read more
Yes, it can: Head trauma can cause a host of problems both immediately and long-term. Some injuries are more obvious -- like skull fractures, gunshot wounds, etc. Others, like closed head injuries or concussions, are less obvious but suffering is still present. One needs a good neurologist and neuropsychiatrist to help with such situations. Medications can be tricky, and behavioral management's needed too. ...Read more
Usually the reverse: A person with an expanding hemorrhage deep in the brain will first feel nauseated, then throw up, then maybe die of the hemorrhage. The family may think the person's hemorrhage was caused by throwing up. Occasionally a berry aneurysm ruptures during delivery of a baby, but the straining of common vomiting is much less and would be unlikely to rupture anything. If you have a loss, i'm sorry. ...Read more
12yrs ago hit back of head - caused torn neck ligament. Noticed dent in head. Could it be undiagnosed head injury? Possibly affect mood/anything else?
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Could a 2 month old forcefully hitting her head into my head while I burp her cause a concussion or brain damage to her?
Very Unlikely : This is very unlikely. If you have any concerns that a 2 month old baby could have a concussion or brain damage (difficulty staying awake, excessive irritability, swelling/bruising on the head or face, abnormal body movements, etc..), it is very important that you have the baby evaluated in person. ...Read more
Dove in pool. hit head on bottm, split it open.got staples at imm.care. should he be concerned about brain bleed? feels pressure/said some words wrong
Head trauma : This is not a good way to see if you are ok so please get rechecked soon ...Read more
Hit head 5weeks ago while standing CT scan normal 3weeks later MRI was normal constant temple pain&jaw clicking with mild headache. No brain bleed?
Depends on various: Factors. For example if one is on blood thinners, what part of head makes impact, how weak the bone is. If there is any concern, go get an urgent evaluation. If there is severe headaches, persisting disorientation, nausea, vomiting, confusion, delirium, go right away to get evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Friend hit me in the head. not hard,more like a joke. could that cause a concussion or brain bleed?
Could an iPad falling 2 ft onto the top of your head cause a slow brain bleed? Happened last week. Diagnosed w vertigo today. Didn't know if related
Yes.: Head trauma can produce a slow bleed, but symptoms are progressive and unlikely to consist of vertigo alone. Vertigo is not a diagnosis. It is a symptom which may represent any one of a number of underlying problems ( problems in the inner ear, vestibular nerve or in brain itself.). Best to check with your doc so that you understand the cause and specific treatment of your vertigo. ...Read more
Hit my head on sharp end of visor turning it to block sun. Pain at site of hit. Concussion? Brain bleed likely? 29 yo female
Head bump: The two things you mention are very unlikely. Please see your doctor to rule them out. If you or other believe you are overly-concerned about health risks consider seeing a clinical psychologist to help you manage stress. Health phobia is among the list of phobias. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I hit my head really hard on the sharp edge of a concrete wall and felt stunned for a few seconds. I am panicking I have a brain bleed. ?
Chill: First off it is a good sign you are able to get on the internet and send a message. Although you hit your head and you were stunned you were not knocked out. So if you were not knocked out, you do not have skull fracture and you are not on anticoagulants it puts you at low risk for head bleed. Follow these guidelines athttp://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/diseases-conditions/concussion.html, ...Read more
How long can a brain bleed last? I hit my head 3months ago and felt fine till I started to experience mild headaches from time to time. I'm scared
Brain bleed?: The chances of a healthy 20-year-old having a "brain bleed" from an ordinary head bump are extremely remote. I think you can safely find something else to be scared about. Just read the newspaper. ...Read more
I have a nervous tic where I shake my head, sometimes constantly. Can this cause a brain bleed? I have a lot of anxiety.
No: Your habit will not cause a bleed in the brain. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Bad fall, brain bleed. In hospital. Dr put on Decadron (dexamethasone) and Seraquel. Low BP because of seraquel. Would this cause buzzing sound in head? Pain in head?
Is that you? : Or asking on someone else's behalf? After a fall several strange symptoms would start to appear, in the hospital frequent exams would be done to assess status, Decadron (dexamethasone) is given to help shrink swollen tissues in the head after trauma or surgery, let it take its course, trust the treating team, ...Read more
I'm on coumadin (warfarin) with stable INR. Hit my head on the handle above car door. No bruise,bump,or selling. Some soreness. Could I have brain bleed?
Good Question: Procedures that were performed our presume that CAT scan in them or I would've picked up a blame brain bleed. While there is reports of a delay bring a lead within 24 to 48 hours this would be unusual. A careful history with attention to changes in cognitive status would be helpful and will determine whether a further evaluation is needed. Good luck ismy wishes. ...Read more
I keep coughing and sometimes I'll cough so bad I throw up just a little bit. Can this cause brain bleed? Also gives me head aches. Think it's just cold or allergies always tickle in my throat
Bad cough : as the type you described need to be treated, you most probably have an airways problem, so you will need a medicine to relax your airways, and a medicine to treat the inflammation. Better see your doctor who may refer you to an allergist/immunologist ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hit myself in temple with knuckle hard 4 month ago last two weeks keep feeling lightheaded And dizzy could it be related? Brain bleed? Stress?
Post concussive: Trauma to the head can incur an internal shaking of the brain, resulting in microtrauma to cells and supporting structures. These can all combine into the "post-concussive syndrome". It does not require actual loss of consciousness. Symptoms can persist for weeks and can include dizziness and loss of concentration ability. A good quality brain MRI scan is helpful for diagnosis and evaluation. ...Read more
How long after hitting your head would you notice signs of bleeding in brain? Hit head on corner of concrete wall 7 hrs ago. Have a headache.
variable: This depends on the size and location of the "bleed." something large or in more eloquent areas would probably be noticeable sooner than a small one in not-as-important areas. Very small one might not be noticed at all.In severe cases, you could lose consciousness. Also, if a hemorrhage grows, it could become more noticeable. Somethings can progress over minutes/hours, while others can take days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hit head getting out of car last night. I hit the back/top kinda hard. Tender to touch and some headache. Should I go to doctor? Brain bleeding?
You must have hit: your head pretty hard Jonathan if it still hurts. Brain bleeding is unlikely (as is pregnancy which you list next to your gender (male). Sometimes people injury their neck, scalp and the tissues between the skull and scalp. If you have dizziness, change in sleep, attention, speech, vision or other neurological symptom. by all means go get checked out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If i had a brain bleed would the pain get worse and lessen? Would a spot in the back of my skull be tender to the touch? I've had no head trama.
If you have had no: Head trauma, than you fear a hemorrhagic stroke or an aneurysm? Most likely, if you had either of these, you would not feel it on the outside of your head and you would have neurologic signs ie limb weakness, problems speaking, confusion or any other neuro signs associated with damage. If you are having any other neuro signs, get checked out, but otherwise it does not sound like an active bleed. ...Read more
Heads been sore on and off for few days. Not dizzy but head does feel weird and unsteady/wavy. Scared I'm going to have a brain bleed!Had scan 5 y ago?
Bleed unlikely: A hemorrhagic stroke is dramatic to the point of not being questionable at all. You will lose use of limbs on one side or become extremely weak on one side, or loose consciousness altogether. If you're truly worried and have risk factors (fam. history, blood thinning, ), talk to your PCP and ask for imaging for re-assurance. ...Read more
I bumped heads with my dog and am on two baby aspirin a day. Should I be concerned about a brain bleed? I did not lose consciousness or throw up.
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