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Dr. Alexander Zubkov
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Intracerebral Hemorrhage (Overview)

Bleeding in the brain is classified into intra axial and extra axial subtypes ich its an intra-axial hemorrhage characterized by blood in the brain parenchyma (brain tissue, bruise) ich can be caused by accelerating-decelerating trauma, or spontaneous hemorrhage, spontanouse hemorrhage can be caused by hemorrhagic stroke, rupture of an aneurysm, avm, and others, risk factors are hypertension, diab.


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How long can you live with an intracerebral hemorrhage?

How long can you live with an intracerebral hemorrhage?

Depends: Some people may not have any residual deficits if the bleeding is small. If they have a large bleed affecting their mental status, if they have comorbid conditions, they may have a shorter life span. The question has to be individualized, but difficult to predict accurately. ...Read more

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Dr. Alexander Zubkov
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Intracerebral Hemorrhage (Overview)

Bleeding in the brain is classified into intra axial and extra axial subtypes ich its an intra-axial hemorrhage characterized by blood in the brain parenchyma (brain tissue, bruise) ich can be caused by accelerating-decelerating trauma, or spontaneous hemorrhage, spontanouse hemorrhage can be caused by hemorrhagic stroke, rupture of an aneurysm, avm, and others, risk factors are hypertension, diab.


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My mum just had intracerebral hemorrhage past 2 months, followed by hydrocephalus, current gcs score is 8, just want to know my mum recovery chance ?

Define recovery: If your question regards the probability that your mom will be back to herself, the likelihood is low, given what you've written. She may very well live but after 2 months and a current gcs of 8, it is unlikely she will ever be able to live alone or take car of herself. ...Read more

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Intracerebral Hemorrhage I am worried I will have one my doctor had trouble treated my high blood pressure for 2 years. I am 27 is this common?

Intracerebral Hemorrhage
I am worried I will have one my doctor had trouble treated my high blood pressure for 2 years. I am 27  is this common?

Hypertension: increases the risk. Really high (> 200 systolic, > 120 diastolic) BP increases it more. Family history increases it about 10 fold. but.... lifetime risk just isn't very high; low with treated blood pressure. A CT of the head can show if there is a vessel at risk of blowing up (aneurysm); but many hemorrhages occur in strokes without a prior aneurysm ...Read more

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My mother had intracerebral hemorrhage in 1996 (16 years ago. Her left side is getting stiff. Can you advise any medicine or treatment for her muscles?

My mother had intracerebral hemorrhage in 1996 (16 years ago. Her left side is getting stiff. Can you advise any medicine or treatment for her muscles?

Increased tone: She is likely experiencing increased tone and spasticity on the side that is opposite the intracerebral hemorrahage. Physical and occupational therapy and rehabilitation medicine are key to help to keep the muscles fluid and mobile. There are a host of medications that are designed to help with the muscle spasticity (ie. Valium, baclofen). ...Read more

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What is an intracerebral hemorrhage?

What is an intracerebral hemorrhage?

Bleeding in the brai: Blood in the brain due to long standing hypertension or due to a rupture of the aneurysm. May result in a stroke, seizures, or death. ...Read more

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What is intracerebral hemorrhage grading system?

What is intracerebral hemorrhage grading system?

Risk stratifying: There are a number of ich grading scales that are used to to stratify risk upon presentation and assist in prognosis. Components of the scales vary but include age, volume of the hemorrhage, location of the hemorrhage, glasgow coma scale, and other parameters. All require neuroimaging to assist in the evaluation. ...Read more

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How long can you live with an intracerebral hemorrhage?

Depends: Some people may not have any residual deficits if the bleeding is small. If they have a large bleed affecting their mental status, if they have comorbid conditions, they may have a shorter life span. The question has to be individualized, but difficult to predict accurately. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: intracerebral hemorrhage?

Bleeding in the brai: Bleeding in the brain is classified into intra axial and extra axial subtypes ich its an intra-axial hemorrhage characterized by blood in the brain parenchyma (brain tissue, bruise) ich can be caused by accelerating-decelerating trauma, or spontaneous hemorrhage, spontanouse hemorrhage can be caused by hemorrhagic stroke, rupture of an aneurysm, avm, and others, risk factors are hypertension, diab. ...Read more

Dr. Bryan Treacy
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Heavy Bleeding (Definition)

Usually described by physicians as having to change a pad more than every 1-2 hours, passing large clots, change from your previous pattern, needing overnight protection, ...Read more