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Symptoms Of A Slow Brain Bleed
Would there be any sign of a slow brain bleed on initial cat scan if bleeding starts later, would I haveany symptoms?
More info: There are too many factors involved in brain bleeding to answer your question, too many variables. Why are you asking did you or someone you know have a "brain bleed"? If so you should be followed closely by a Neurosurgeon. Some can be instantaneously deadly and some can take weeks. Many bleeds get better on their own. See you doctor quickly or go to ER if you think you have a bleed ...Read more
Could an iPad falling 2 ft onto the top of your head cause a slow brain bleed? Happened last week. Diagnosed w vertigo today. Didn't know if related
Yes.: Head trauma can produce a slow bleed, but symptoms are progressive and unlikely to consist of vertigo alone. Vertigo is not a diagnosis. It is a symptom which may represent any one of a number of underlying problems (problems in the inner ear, vestibular nerve or in brain itself.). Best to check with your doc so that you understand the cause and specific treatment of your vertigo. ...Read more
Varies: Small bleeds that occur near the 'edges' of your brain may cause minimal symptoms, if any. Hemorrhages that occur near more vital structures and pathways will typically cause symptoms almost immediately. ...Read more
How quick would symptoms of brain bleed show after fall, would it be very obvious? 4 days since son fell. Small bump/cranky. Bump gone. Am I in the clear? Fever today & stuffy. Any association?
Maybe: Brain hemorrhages have multiple causes but usually have a significant headache associated with them. There can also be neurological deficits like weakness or tingling. If you have any thoughts that a hemorrhage is possible, you should seek medical attention for evaluation immediately! ...Read more
Blood vessel study: Usually a small bleed in the brain by itself is not dangerous. The main concern is what caused the bleed. Sources can be trauma, aneurysm, avm, tumors, coagulopathies, infections, and inflammatory diseases. Usually a test to look at the blood vessels such as a ct angiogram and/or catheter angiogram are performed along with a series of blood tests to evaluate. Occasionally MRI as well. ...Read more
Depends on location: The location of the bleed may give you some hints as to the possible cause. Intracerebral bleeds tend to come from small weakening in the vessels inside the brain. Subarachnoid bleeds tend to come from aneurysms. Bleeds associated with a tangle of vessels may come from an arteriovenous malformation. There are also cavernous malformations which are sinusoidal dilations of vessels that can bleed. ...Read more
It's possible: Though it is extremely rare, childbirth can be associated with hemorrhages in the brain. ...Read more
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Brain bleed: I am really not sure what you mean with this... What kind of acid are we talking? Drugs, or a poison? And the brain doesn't typically bleed onto your spine... Are you asking about the risk for a stroke of some sort? Or a neurologic deficit from the spinal cord due to a brain issue? Please explain if you want... Sorry! ...Read more
Depends on various:
Factors. For example if one is on blood thinners, what part of head makes impact, how weak the bone is.
If there is any concern, go get an urgent evaluation. If there is severe headaches, persisting disorientation, nausea, vomiting, confusion, delirium, go right away to get evaluated. ...Read more
I just asked about is it was possible to walk around with a brain bleed. I lost the responds. How do I get them back?
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My nana has a massive brain bleed on the left side of her brain. They will not operate or give her any medications besides pain medications. She is 90?
Comfort care: Yes, at any age massive brain hemorrhage is deadly tragic kind of stroke (CVA). There is much damage to brain done to operate and in your nanna's age 90! Bless her heart but all she nedds to be pain free, not feeling that she cant breath. Comfort care is a protocol in such cases. She will pass without any discomfort. Family can spent ladt moment at her side. ...Read more
Contraindicated: Toradol will relieve the pain but in a case of a brain bleed is contraindicated as it inhibits platelet function which can worsen your bleeding ...Read more
Not likely: Difficult to cause brain bleed without a significant impact. Do not keep shaking hard. ...Read more
Can a toddler shake them self to much to cause a brain bleed? My toddler rocks back and forth hitting his back hard on the couch repeatedly.
Unlikely: A baby can not causes any significant brain damage by their own movements. Now if they fall or hit their head on something, them the fall could cause damage. If a toddler is have a tantrum, for example, and they are kicking and screaming on a hard floor, they can cause at the extreme some local cuts or bruising but very unlikely to cause actual brain damage. ...Read more
Thin blood: If your liver is really bad, the factors that help stop bleeding get low. What would be minor trauma can turn into major trauma in those that are coagulopathic (thin blood) from either illness or acquired from certain medications. Head trauma is deadly in those who have dysfunctional clotting systems. ...Read more
Brain bleeding: For the most part, no. If someone with hypertension or other risk factor for bleeding was stressed by thinking, and the pressure rose too high, there is a very remote risk that a hemorrhage could occur, but it is not caused by the thinking too hard, but the physiological changes that could accompany that. ...Read more