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Is A Subarachnoid Hemorrhage A Stroke
Still unconscious after 2 days from subarachnoid hemorrhagic stroke but can move entire body and is responsive to some commands.?
Wait and see: Improvement is typical but extent of recovery is variable. Ask the neurologist who has examined this person as that doctor will have the best judgement of prognosis. ...Read more
Subarachnoid hemorrhage is a condition in which there is bleeding into the space between the two thin coverings immediately surrounding the brain. A bleeding disorder or a head injury can cause subarachnoid hemorrhage, or its cause may be unknown. It begins suddenly as a very severe headache before other symptoms such as drowsiness ...Read more
Call fleming syndrome dx'd. 2 yrs after subarachnoid hemorrhage miss-dx'd 2·trauma.+family hx, +mnthly migraines w/same pain. Risks?.
Here is a site that: Gives the information you are seeking. http://www.severe-headache-expert.com/reversible-cerebral-vasoconstriction-syndrome.html. It appears that ruling out other causes of the symptoms & taking steps to prevent a stroke are priorities. "thunderclap" headaches must be quite painful. If you have difficulty finding local specialists, perhaps the neurologists on the panel can help. ...Read more
CT, LP: Start with the clinical symptoms which are usually headache. The classic symptom is the "worst headache" of one's life. Cat scans are very good for demonstrating acute blood in the subarachnoid spaces at the base of the skull. Spinal taps can also be done to demonstrate the blood in the cerebral spinal fluid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Etiology dependent: This depends on the cause of your first subarachnoid hemorrhage. If it was aneurysmal, and the aneurysm was clipped or coiled and there are no others--then unlikely. This assumes you manage your blood pressure and there are no genetic risk factors.If it was traumatic and you suffer no further trauma-- unlikely. There are occasional subarachnoid hemorrhages where no cause is found. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends!: This depends on the location and size of the hemorrhage, other problems of the patient, whether or not there are complications of the surgery and just plain luck. There are no guarantees in medicine, or in much of anything else, except "death and taxes." Discuss this with the doctor. It is a good idea to have a list of questions written down and take notes of the answers. Take a friend with you ...Read more
Depends on etiology: of SAH (subarachnoid hemorrhage). If traumatic, you may have some headaches and loss of memory, difficulty concentration, and balance issues. If from an aneurysm, which is not typical of SAH but can happen, then long term prognosis is poorer due to the probability of other micro-aneurysms causing problems. Close monitoring by a neurologist/ neurosurgeon would be ideal and highly recommended. ...Read more
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