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Doctor insights on: Subarachnoid Hemorrhage And Mri Scan

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Left sided tingling numbness pain weakness. Subarachnoid hemorrhage in 2011 - right sided. MRI MRA clear. Difficulty breathing. Help?

Left sided tingling numbness pain weakness. Subarachnoid hemorrhage in 2011 - right sided. MRI MRA clear. Difficulty breathing. Help?

See a neurologist: Breathing problem in association w history of SAH-less likely but possible. I would see a neurologist and a PMD/pulmonologist for eval of shortness of breath. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Mri (Definition)

Mri or magnetic resonance imaging is one of the more recently developed imaging modalities available to physicians. It uses powerful magnets to generate images. There is no ionizing radiation which is a major advantage over many other modalities. Mri is the best imaging exam that we have for most soft tissue and joint related problems. There are radiologists ...Read more


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Could people recover from subarachnoid hemorrhage?

Could people recover from subarachnoid hemorrhage?

SAH Recovery: Sah patients may recover and it is based on many clinical and imaging factors. The treating physician will be the best person to assess the individual's prognosis. ...Read more

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Is subarachnoid hemorrhage always a very serious problem?

Is subarachnoid hemorrhage always a very serious problem?

Yes: It can be, so we never take a chance and look for aneurism by doing an angiogram on everybody with subarachnoid. Bleed. The most common cause is actually head trauma, which has a better prognosis and requires less aggressive workup.. ...Read more

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How can you avoid getting a subarachnoid hemorrhage?

Depends: Subarachnoid hemorrhages can be reduced by avoiding head trauma which often causes it. However it can also result from cranial blood vessel abnormalities which can spontaneously rupture. In those instances it is very hard to even know of the risk much less avoid the resulting subarachnoid hemorrhage. ...Read more

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What can cause photophobia in subarachnoid hemorrhage?

Photophobia SAH: Photophobia in subarachnoid hemorrhage occurs due to irritation of the coverings of the brain (meninges) due to the blood. ...Read more

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I got a headache when masturbating; could this be a subarachnoid hemorrhage?

Vertigo headache: You are having very distressing symptoms. Many possibilities. Time to call your doctor to determine the cause and give you proper treatment. ...Read more

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My dad has had a subarachnoid hemorrhage and now has vasospasm. What can he expect?

Vasospasm treatment: Treatment of vasopasm generally involves raising the blood pressure and increasing fluid given. He will be placed on medication to cause his blood pressure to increase to help perfuse the areas of the brain affected by the vasospasm. He may have periods where he is more alert and times when he is more sleepy. Generally ICU monitoring is required. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is a parietal occipital subarachnoid hemorrhage?

SAH: It means there is blood over the brain which is normally not there. It can be a life threatening situation. ...Read more

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My daughter has intraparenchymal, subdural, and subarachnoid hemorrhage what should I expect?

My daughter has intraparenchymal, subdural, and subarachnoid hemorrhage what should I expect?

SAH: Sorry for your situation. There are number of clinical and imaging factors that are considered before estimating prognosis. Your daughter's physician would be the best person to answer your question. ...Read more

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What can cause subarachnoid hemorrhage?

What can cause subarachnoid hemorrhage?

Head trauma: Head trauma is the most common cause, although cerebral aneurism is the most common cause of spontaneous sah. Formal cerebral angiogram in my opinion is still the gold standard for diagnosing aneurism. ...Read more

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Dr. Jonathan Dissin
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (Definition)

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


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