How much should I worry about bleeding in brain?

Depends. A bleed in (or on) the brain can happen following trauma but also be due to vascular lesions and stroke. Bleeding in the wrong part of the brain can lead to significant functional loss. If you think you have a bleed in the brain you need to get to the er immediately. Since most brain bleeds are random events, you shouldn't worry about this as it is not that common.

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What to do if bleeding in brain?

It's an emergency. Bleeding in the brain is called an intracerebral hemorrhage and it is an emergency. It should be evaluated in the emergency room of the closest hospital. Here is some more information: http://www. Strokecenter. Org/patients/about-stroke/intracerebral-hemorrhage/
Intracranial bleedin. Bleeding into the brain is a serious situation which requires investigation by a neurologist or neurosurgeon to ascertain to the source of the bleed and correct it.

If bleeding in brain of thrombocytopenia?

Usually not. Most cases of bleeding in the brain are due to high blood pressure and abnormal blood vessels called aneurysms. In cases of severe thrombocytopenia, bleeding in the brain can happen.
Possible. Severe thromboctytopenia may cause bleeding anywhere. If you have thrombocytopenia and feeling pressure in your head, dizziness, blurred vision go to hospital now. If not discuss with your doctor about causes and treatment of your disease.

My newborn has bleeding in brain. Why would this happen?

Few possibilities. There are many reasons why newborns get intracranial hemorrhage (bleeding in the brain). If a baby is premature (usually less than 32 weeks or so), if the baby did not receive the vitamin K shot at birth, an underlying bleeding disorder, trauma (shaken baby) are a few of the possibilities to consider. A thorough evaluation should be undertaken with your Pediatrician and specialists.

What predisposes someone to bleeding in brain?

Depends on age. If it happens to a baby, it could be because of prematurity or because there is an abnormal connection between an artery and vein in the brain (av malformation). In older individuals a stroke is the most common cause and also an anyeurism can cause bleeding.
Hypertension. Hypertension is the most frequent cause but there are many others. Blood thinners, trauma, tumors, aneurysms and other diseases of the blood vessels.

Husband, 80, has bleeding in brain need help/advice?

More info. I'm very sorry to hear. It depends on how much bleeding, where its bleeding, and how is he functioning.

Are some people more prone to getting bleeding in brain?

Yes. Risk factors include structural brain abnormalities such as aneurism, arteriovenous malformations, and tumor, high blood pressure and blood clotting abnormalities.

My mother has bleeding in brain. What should I tell her?

Close monitoring. Any bleeding in the brain is extremely serious and potentially life threatening. She needs close monitoring and vigilant followup with a neurologist or neurosurgeon.
Depends. The answer depends on: where, how bad, cause of the bleed. Bleeding can be relatively minor to quite serious.

I read a blog post about bleeding in brain. But I'm still not clear - what is it?

Different types. There are several types of hemorrhage: subarachnoid, subdural, epidural, intracerebral, cerebellar, brainstem and a few others primarily based on location and the reason for the hemorrhage. Reasons for hemorrhage are high blood pressure, trauma, aneurysm, arteriovenous malformation, idiopathic- we don't know why, tumor, infection, and others.
As it states. The brain is a very vascular organ with many veins and arteries. Bleeding inside or around the brain can be from: blunt or penetrating trauma (shearing of vessels), very high or untreated high blood pressure, localized breakdown of vessel walls after a stroke, leaking aneurysms, congenital vessel malformations, brain tumors. These all have varied presentations.