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81 year old father fell & hit his head on concrete, 12 hours ago. His brain was bleeding. He's in ICU. He can talk just fine. Is he at risk of dying?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Internal Medicine - Oncology

In brief: It depends on the in

Being in ICU means they are monitoring him for any complication from hitting his head.
he is at risk of bleeding in his brain. That can be a serious problem. But it can be checked easily with a CT scan of his brain. Ask his doctor about this and you will have your question answered in the process.

In brief: It depends on the in

Being in ICU means they are monitoring him for any complication from hitting his head.
he is at risk of bleeding in his brain. That can be a serious problem. But it can be checked easily with a CT scan of his brain. Ask his doctor about this and you will have your question answered in the process.
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