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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

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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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Can isosorbide trinitrate (iv) given to pat. With hypertensive crisis and intracerebral hemorrhage?

Nitrates, Yes...: I'm not familiar with isosorbide trinitrate, but nitrates, Nitroglycerin and nitroprusside are one of many treatments used for hypertensive crises when control of blood pressure is essential. ...Read more

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How long can baby live with an intracerebral hemorrhage, or brain hemorrhage?

How long can baby live with an intracerebral hemorrhage, or brain hemorrhage?

For a lifetime: Outcome relates more to the extent of the bleed than it's existence.In the early years of the first ct scans, many studies of normal newborns were done to sort out the "normal" from the less so. In those early studies up to 3% of newborns had some evidence of a bleed, most small & asymptomatic. Infant brains have better healing qualities than adults, some do well.Larger bleeds have more problems. ...Read more

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How long can a baby live with an intracerebral hemorrhage, or brain hemorrhage?

How long can a baby live with an intracerebral hemorrhage, or brain hemorrhage?

Depends: Intracranial hemorrhages in babies can range in severity from exceedingly minor to very severe. In the case of a very minor hemorrhage, the baby would be expected to have the same life expectancy and quality of life as if there were no hemorrhage. The impact a hemorrhage has will be affected by its size, location, and any other issues the baby may be facing. ...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?

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?

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 does this mean: flow void is identified in major intracerebral blood vessels. Small prominent perivascular spaces in inferior basal ganglia bil?

What does this mean:  flow void is identified in major intracerebral blood vessels.  Small prominent perivascular spaces in inferior basal ganglia bil?

Doctorspeak: This is doctorspeak for normal findings on the MRI. A flow void indicates there is blood flow. Lack of a flow void would be bad. This is normal. Prominent perivascular spaces are likewise a benign (nothing to worry about) finding. ...Read more

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How do I know if i'm hemorrhaging?

How do I know if i'm hemorrhaging?

Depends.: If the bleeding is external, you will see a lot of blood! If it is internal, you may not know until you get very sick. Early signs may be thirst, dizziness, weakness and a rapid pulse. Why do you think you are hemorrhaging? If you feel that bad, you need to get seen now! With vaginal bleeding, if you soak a large napkin completely every hour, then that is a worrying sign and get seen. ...Read more

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Should i be worrie about hemorrhagic cyst?

Should i be worrie about hemorrhagic cyst?

Not usually: Most hemorrhagic cysts resolve on their own without treatment. If yu were given this diagnosis after a doctor evaluated you and you are not having any signs of severe blood loss like dizziness, increasing abdominal pain, rapid pulse, blackouts... Then it should probably resolve. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of intracranial hemorrhaging?

What are the symptoms of intracranial hemorrhaging?

Intracranial bleedin: Among the symptoms are sudden onset of severe headache, difficulty thinking clearly, loss of consciousness, seizure, alteration of vision or motor ability. ...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