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What predisposes someone to bleeding in brain?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Paul Slawek
Radiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Hypertension

Hypertension is the most frequent cause but there are many others.
Blood thinners, trauma, tumors, aneurysms and other diseases of the blood vessels.

In brief: Hypertension

Hypertension is the most frequent cause but there are many others.
Blood thinners, trauma, tumors, aneurysms and other diseases of the blood vessels.
Dr. Paul Slawek
Dr. Paul Slawek
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Dr. Cristina Carballo
Pediatrics - Neonatology

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Cristina Carballo
Dr. Cristina Carballo
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Dr. Nasiruddin Mansury
Prematurity is one of the main reasons for intraventricular bleeding. Small premature baby' s brain is still forming from the germinal matrix area where there are large blood vessels. Once the brain more maturew, those blood vessels shrink. The preterm bab also does not have neural protection as we adults and term babies have where any change in status in say blood pressure brain is shielded from
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