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What are the symptoms of intraventricular hemorrhage?

What are the symptoms of intraventricular hemorrhage?

Intracranial bleed: Typically a intraventricular hemorrhage in the brain can cause gradual neurological changes with an alteration in mental status (less responsive) due to mass effect, . Significant headache may be present. Focal neurological deficits would be less likely. ...Read more

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Heavy Bleeding (Definition)

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What are the tests for intraventricular hemorrhage?

What are the tests for intraventricular hemorrhage?

CAT or MRI scans: Cat scans can show the hemorrhage. Mri scans can also show it but also may show the reason for the hemorrhage such as tumors or arteriovenous malformations. ...Read more

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Will an intraventricular hemorrhage be reabsorbed on it's own?

Will an intraventricular hemorrhage be reabsorbed on it's own?

Yes: Typically, a subarachnoid hemorrhage will circulate through the cerebrospinal fluid and gradually and steadily disappear on imaging studies, and eventually be undetectable in spinal fluid. However, a consequence of such blood degradation products might be low pressure hydrocephalus due to clustering and obstruction of outflow areas. Most pts recover, but a number may have this complication. ...Read more

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What does " he did have a grade 1 intraventricular hemorrhage."mean?

What does " he did have a grade 1 intraventricular hemorrhage."mean?

IVH/PVH: Intraventricular/periventricular hemorrhage (ivh/pvh) is graded from grade i to iv. Grade i, is where is a tiny hemorrhage underneath the lining of the cavity in the brain called lateral ventricle. Most studies have shown that (provided there are no other insults to the brain) and not associated with significant neurological dificits. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Intraventricular hemorrhage?

What is the definition or description of: Intraventricular hemorrhage?

Blood: This refers to bleeding that has extended into the ventricles of the brain. ...Read more

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What is the likelihood of recovery from a server intraventricular hemorrhage?

Unfortunately,: Generically, the mortality rate, within one year, from an intracerebral hemorrhage is 60%, year in and year out. When the blood enters the ventricle, there appears to be even a grimmer outcome. If survival does ensue, there is a risk of communicating hydrocephalus. Although poor prognosis here, would have family conference with your doctors and understand what they think. ...Read more

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The thought of getting intraventricular hemorrhage scares me. What are risk factors for it?

The thought of getting intraventricular hemorrhage scares me. What are risk factors for it?

Multiple factors: Risk factors include high blood pressure, especially poorly controlled high blood pressure, blood clotting disorders, taking medication that interferes with blood clotting, and structural problems like avm, aneurism, contusion due to injury and less commonly tumor and infection. ...Read more

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How do I explain to my daughter what it means to have intraventricular hemorrhage?

How do I explain to my daughter what it means to have intraventricular hemorrhage?

Bleed into the brain: Ventricles are a=naturally occurring and necessary spaces within the brain substance which ordinarily are filled with spinal fluid. Bleeding within ventricles is always serious but can come a variety of causes such as prematurity, trauma, blood vessel abnormalities. Surgery may be necessary to relieve pressure build up due to the volume of blood or hydrocephalus (water on the brain). ...Read more

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What is the treatment for intraventricular hemorrhage?

What is the treatment for intraventricular hemorrhage?

Fluid drainage: Intraventricular hemorrhage can block the flow of spinal fluid in the brain causing severe pressure build up. We put a tube into the ventricle temporarily and drain out the spinal fluid until the brain pressure goes down to normal. Occasionally there is a need to remove the hemorrhage surgically. ...Read more

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Is there a better way to diagnose intraventricular hemorrhage aside from a lumbar puncture?

Is there a better way to diagnose intraventricular hemorrhage aside from a lumbar puncture?

Cat scan: Non contrast cat scan of the head can show the bleed. If not seen and symptoms are suspicious, may also need the lumbar puncture to be sure. ...Read more

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My son is one year old. He was born at 29 weeks' gestation, with a birth weight of 1390 gm. He did have a grade 1 intraventricular hemorrhage. Concern?

My son is one year old. He was born at 29 weeks' gestation, with a birth weight of 1390 gm. He did have a grade 1 intraventricular hemorrhage. Concern?

PREMATURITY: Most premature catch up with term babies. The fact that your son is now 1 year old and no problems with seizures or any other complications of prematurity he must be thriving well. Good luck ! ...Read more

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Is aphasia a symptom of hemorrhagic stroke?

Is aphasia a symptom of hemorrhagic stroke?

It's possible: Aphasia (inability to speak or understand speech) is caused by damage (ischemia or hemorrhage- bleeding) to certain parts of the brain (usually on the left brain for right handed patients) that control speaking and understanding speech. Tumors in those areas can also affect speech. ...Read more

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What is the symptom of periprostatic hemorrhage? I got discomfort in my anal and rectal pressure after yesterday prostate massage (by a MD).

What is the symptom of periprostatic hemorrhage? I got discomfort in my anal and rectal pressure after yesterday prostate massage (by a MD).

Here are some...: Largely, nowadays, prostate massage has run out of its fad of almost more than 5-6 decades. To further delve in voiding symptoms, go to Troubling Voiding in Men in http://formefirst.com/TroublingUrination-Men.htm. Besides, the odd to have bleeding around prostate by unpopular prostate massage should be very low; if it did occur, the course of healing may take 3-5 days to settle down and wks to... ...Read more

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Colon cancer, bleeding mass, havng cath/stent/bypass. Risk of hemorrhage/complications from thinners during/after procedures? No CAD symptom, pos tgxt

Colon cancer, bleeding mass, havng cath/stent/bypass. Risk of hemorrhage/complications from thinners during/after procedures? No CAD symptom, pos tgxt

Too complicated...: To address in this forum. You need to ask these questions of your team of docs-your primary doc and whichever secondary docs you have: gi, surgeon, cardiologist, interventional cardiologist, cardiac surgeon, . ...Read more

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Heavy bleeding a sign of implantation?

Not normally: It is reported that implantation bleeding does not occur often and would not anticipate bleeding to be heavy. ...Read more

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The symptoms of fetal hemorrhage?

The symptoms of fetal hemorrhage?

Fetal demise.: Fetal hemorrhage is rare but potentially lethal. The mother may not have any symptoms (except painless vaginal bleeding in case of ruptured vasa previa) but the fetus can rapidly exsanguinate and die if this dire complication occurs. Rare intracranial hemorrhage is seen in the fetal life; this can be lethal or neurologically devastating, although mild cases can even go unnoticed. ...Read more

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Sharp ovarian pain and heavy bleeding are symptoms of what?

Could be: Could be due to ovarian cysts, tumors, even fibroids can cause pain that refers to the region of the ovaries and heavy bleeding. You would need an evaluation with the gynecologist to determine more definitively. ...Read more

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Does subconjunctival hemorrhage usually cause many symptoms?

Does subconjunctival hemorrhage usually cause many symptoms?

No: Usually it does not, unless it is from excess rubbing from ocular irritation. Consider an evaluation with your eye doctor if it is recurrent because you may have a bleeding disorder or something serious. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of subconjunctival hemorrhage?

Red eye: Subconjunctival hemorrhage, the seepage of a small amount of blood (like a drop) into the space under the conjunctival lining of the eye overtop the white (sclera) is usually benign. The most dramatic thing is the bright red blood which can spread. Some sense a little fullness and slight blur. Pain is rare. Resolution is the rule and no treatment is required. ...Read more

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Intraventricular Hemorrhage (Definition)

This refers to bleeding that has extended into the ...Read more