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How do i know if my brain is bleeding? With out ct or mri?

How do i know if my brain is bleeding? With out ct or mri?

My questions: 1. Why do you ask this question? What symptoms are concerning you? 2. Have you seen your physician, if you have these concerns? 3. If this is important to you, should you schedule Concierge visit to evaluate this in more detail? ...Read more

Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more


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Why shouldn't i worry bout a tumor or bleed to the brain after having a mri&ct 5mths ago? I'm scared for this so bad nobody understands my head feels

Why shouldn't i worry bout a tumor or bleed to the brain after having a mri&ct 5mths ago? I'm scared for this so bad nobody understands my head feels

Head Scans: Don't worry! imaging studies of the brain do not cause bleeding or tumor growth! I am not aware of a single report in the literature of any such association. The more compelling question is why were the studies performed? Did you have an episode of head trauma? Some other reason? If thes matters were put to rest, relax! ...Read more

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How can I tell if my brain is bleeding?

Brain Bleed: It is usually acute and cause severe headache, requires immediate medical attention. ...Read more

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What to do if bleeding in brain?

What to do if bleeding in brain?

Intracranial bleedin: Bleeding into the brain is a serious situation which requires investigation by a neurologist or neurosurgeon to ascertain to the source of the bleed and correct it ...Read more

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What could cause brain bleeding?

What could cause brain bleeding?

Blood vessel disease: Defects of blood vessels in the brain can result in brain bleeding. The most common is avm, then aneurysms. These can be congenital or acquired. Some bleeding can be caused by high blood pressure. Bleeding disorders including homophilia and sickle cell can cause brain bleeding. Trauma and shaking will result in bleeding over or into the brain. Severe infections may cause bleeding as well. ...Read more

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What's a level 2 brain bleeding?

Premature?: Premature infants are subject to bleeding into their brains. These bleeds are given grades 1, 2, 3, 4. Grade 2 intraventricular hemorrhage (ivh) is blood into the ventricle but without dilation and without extension into the brain. Grade 3 is major blood throughout the ventricles with dilation. Grade 4 is bleeding into the substance of the brain. ...Read more

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What can be done for brain bleeding?

What can be done for brain bleeding?

Intensive care: Bleeding into the brain is serious. The cause must be found quickly. Emergency surgery may be necessary to save life. Then careful recovery with rehabilitation needs to be planned and initiated. Careful and appropriate medical follow up is very important. ...Read more

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What are the tests for brain bleeding?

What are the tests for brain bleeding?

Imaging and CSF: Depending on the clinical circumstances, imaging by ct scan or MRI is the usual test for bleeds in the brain. A spinal tap will disclose the bleed if it has reached the cerebrospinal fluid. ...Read more

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Can you die from bleeding in the brain?

Can you die from bleeding in the brain?

Bleeding in brain: Bleeding in the brain from a ruptured aneurysm, trauma, hypertensiou or intrusion can cause spasm of blood vessels cutting off blood to parts of the brain. It is often associated with brain swelling or an increase in intracranial pressure which can cause pressure on structures that control breathing and heart beat. ...Read more

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Describe the features of brain bleeding.?

Describe the features of brain bleeding.?

Location and degree: Tiny "lacunar" strokes which are pinpoint bleeds due to high blood pressure may go undetected whereas bleeding into the subarachnoid space from trauma, ruptured aneurysm, or congenital malformation may cause intense headache, seizure, coma and death. Depending on amount and location, a variety of stroke syndromes may occur. ...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