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After a subarachnoid brain hemorrhage, how long does a patiently typically get over motor apraxia? And photophobia? How can I best accelerate recovery

After a subarachnoid brain hemorrhage, how long does a patiently typically get over motor apraxia? And photophobia? How can I best accelerate recovery

It's variable: We all recover differently to various injuries or illnesses. In general, if you are young and have no medical problems, you will do better than someone older with lots of medical problems. Your best bet is to rest and let the brain recover. ...Read more

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What is a brain hemorrhage?

What is a brain hemorrhage?

Blood vessel bursts: Or leaks in brain tissue. Can be associate with high blood pressure, aneurysm, tumors. ...Read more

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How long will a brain hemorrhage last?

How long will a brain hemorrhage last?

Generally once the a: Generally once the acute phase of the stoke is stabilized in the first day or two of admission, there is a risk for subsequent bleed that does need to be monitored. If stabilized the neurologic consequences of the stroke needs to be addressed along with assuring general medical stability and appropriate control of a patients blood pressure.
We then need to enter the rehab phase. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a brain hemorrhage?

What are the symptoms of a brain hemorrhage?

Varies: The symptoms may vary depending on the type of bleed. The most dramatic are bleeds from aneurysms in which the classic symptom is the sudden severe "worst headache of one's life". These may be coma producing. The intracerebral hemorrhage or hemorrhagic stroke frequently presents with sudden onset of neurological deficits like weakness on one side, speech problems, or altered level of consciousness. ...Read more

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Can you please explain a brain hemorrhage to me?

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Can you please explain a brain hemorrhage to me?

Brain Hemorrhage: This is a form of Stroke where a blood vessel bursts & causes bleeding within the brain tissue. ...Read more

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How might you have an untreatable brain hemorrhage?

How might you have an untreatable brain hemorrhage?

Unfortunately,: This is not rare. When an aneurysm bursts, causing a subarachnoid hemorrhage, about 50% die before reaching hospital. An acute subdural hematoma may cause brain herniation, but epidural hematoma, and intracranial bleeding could likewise cause irreversible problems if grow too large and cause deterioration. Some hemorrhages move from brain to ventricle, and these too can cause havoc. ...Read more

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For what length of time can a brain hemorrhage last?

For what length of time can a brain hemorrhage last?

Size dependent: If you are referring to how long will it take for the body to clear a brain hemorrhage, that is primarily related to the size of the hemorrhage. Smaller hemorrhages will be reabsorbed quicker than larger ones. Hemorrhages only several cubic mls in volume will be reabsorbed in a couple of weeks, whereas large 35+cubic ml hemorrhages can take months to completely reabsorb the blood products. ...Read more

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Which is the most dangerous type of brain hemorrhage?

Which is the most dangerous type of brain hemorrhage?

The one that kills: Obvious answer....well, it is the only answer based upon your question. There is no such thing as a "worst" type of brain hemorrhage. Each and every type can have A REALLY BAD CONSEQUENCE occurring upon its owner depending on circumstances and severity of the bleed. I think the worst is probably the EPIDURAL. That one's a doozy. Questions? Www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR for appt. ...Read more

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What are the chances of surviving from Brain Hemorrhage?

What are the chances of surviving from Brain Hemorrhage?

Around 50%: Bleeding within the brain, an intracerebral hemorrhage, either from trauma or a type of stroke, results in survival of about 50% often with disability. The other big category is hemorrhage outside the brain substance-a subarachnoid hemorrhage-due to ruptured aneurysm. Similarly, 40% of these cases are fatal, with permanent neurological damage in 66% of survivors. It is a super serious condition: ( ...Read more

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How much force would be needed to cause a brain hemorrhage?

How much force would be needed to cause a brain hemorrhage?

Not a lot: In fact, we see many patients who have intracranial bleeding from simple falls from a standing position. ...Read more

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What're the odds of getting a brain hemorrhage later in life?

What're the odds of getting a brain hemorrhage later in life?

Increasing: Increase risk for brain hemorrhage can result from many conditions and life styles, such as diabetes, hypertension, obesity, smoking, & inheritance. Over time our blood vessels become stiff unable to withstand the constant intraluminal pressure and they leak or break. The older you get the more likely this is to occur. To mitigate these, eat well, don't smoke (or stop), exercise regularly see doc. ...Read more

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Is it possible to die of a brain hemorrhage without any symptoms?

Yes: In a deep cerebral hemorrhage with rupture into a ventricle, or a subarachnoid bleed from a berry that perforates the brainstem, the person may be normal one moment, unconscious moments later, and dead shortly after. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to die from a brain hemorrhage?

Please tell me how long it takes for to die from a brain hemorrhage?

Depends: Need to be specific, is like how long does it take to die if you're bleeding somewhere else. What part of the brain, and how big? It can be a tiny unnoticable bleed that causes no problem and gets better on its own, or a big giant bleed could take a few seconds. ...Read more

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What is the probability of survival after a serious brain hemorrhage?

Depends: Depends on the hemorrhage size, location, reason for hemorrhage and overall health ...Read more

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How do I know exactly what is a brain hemorrhage and how do people get them?

How do I know exactly what is a brain hemorrhage and how do people get them?

Brain bleed: Brain hemorrhage is bleeding inside the head. This could be blood surrounding the brain (subdural or epidural hematoma) or blood inside the brain tissue. A few of the possible causes include trauma, thin blood (patients on anticoagulation drugs, eg coumadin), hypertension, brain tumors (cancer, vascular malformation). ...Read more

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How much time can you live with a brain hemorrhage on two sides of your brain untreated?

How much time can you live with a brain hemorrhage on two sides of your brain untreated?

Varies: Small bleeds can be well tolerated, especially in the elderly. As long as there is no pressure on or shifting of the brain, many patients are very asymptomatic. If they are large and causing symptoms, they often need to be treated surgically.
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How serious is a brain hemorrhage and how should I deal with a family member suffering from one?

Very serious: The seriousness of a brain hemorrhage depends on the size, location and cause. Invariably, there are neurological issues. The degree of recovery is also affected by the age, co-morbidities, and if surgery was done. In dealing with the family member, you need to be not only supportive, but also an advocate as often the patient may be incapable of advocating for themselves, . ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of brain hemorrhage?

What are the signs and symptoms of brain hemorrhage?

Brain hemorrhage: Depends on how large the hemorrhage and where it is located.
Results could be death, coma, changes in mentation, confusion, tiredness, vertigo, nausea, dizziness
needs to be evaluated and possible evacuated or treated immediately. ...Read more

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Will a patient have decompensation from brain hemorrhage?

Will a patient have decompensation from brain hemorrhage?

Depends: Brain hemorrhage can cause death, permanent damage, or minimal deficiency. The outcome depends not only on extent of bleeding, but also after effects on brain during healing, including brain swelling, artery constriction, blood pressure changes, & repsonse to physical therapy. ...Read more

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Difference between "brain hemorrhage" and "brain attack"?

Difference between "brain hemorrhage" and "brain attack"?

Bleeding vs ischemia: Hemorrhage refers to bleeding which can happen due to trauma, hypertension, aneurysm, tumor or stroke. Brain attack refers to a transient ischemic attack in which blood flow decreases to the brain without causing a stroke. ...Read more