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My father had a stroke February 12th this year. He ended up with brain swelling in a comatose situation. How long will it take for swelling go away?

Still comatose? If your father is still comatose it is very unlikely to be due to any brain swelling as that would not last this long. Would suggest speaking to your father's neurologist or physician as to the reason for the continued comatose condition. . Read more...
About 3 weeks . Usually brain swelling subsides within 3 weeks or so. An infarction (non viable brain) from the stroke can cause coma if it is in the brain stem or midbrain. Cerebritis from infection can cause coma as well as demyelination which is relatively rare. Repeat imaging on MRI or CT scan might be helpful in tracking the specific region of the infarct, edema, atrophy and Encephalomalacia, or fluid. Read more...

Can headaches & pains n your head cause brain swelling or cause problems like this. All my test have came back normal but I'm still worried!

Listen to MD. Brain swelling is an ominous sign, but after being checked by an md should point you in the right direction. Headaches by themselves should not be a reason to be concerned about cerebral swelling. Try to be optimistic , and listen to your md's recommendations. Read more...
You got it backwards. Burning the toast doesn't cause your toaster to be too hot; the toaster being too hot burns the toast. Brain swelling CAUSES headaches, not vice versa. Also seizures, coma & death. If your tests don't show it, you don't have it. Knowledge is better than fearful ignorance. Read up on cerebral edema's causes, symptoms and signs so you can put your mind at ease about it. Read more...