Brain Hemorrhage

A brain hemorrhage is a type of stroke that results from bleeding in the brain, which is caused due to bursting of an artery in the brain. This bleeding gets collected and forms a hematoma, which reduces the blood flow to the brain causing the cells to die.

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My grandfather passed away after choking on food and coughing. Could this be due to ARDS, a heart attack, or a seizure?

Query: Hello doctor, I lost my grandfather recently. The physicians informed us that, he had ARDS. He suffered a stroke the day he was hospitalized, which led the medical professionals to discover that he had brain bleeding. He was complaining about headaches and had excessive blood pressure. His blood pre...  Read Full »

Dr. Bharat Patodiya

Answer: Hello, Welcome back to I read your query and can understand your concern. Additional information, such as the results of a chest X-ray and an oxygen demand, will be required for the diagnosis of ARDS (acute respiratory distress syndrome). Aspiration pneumonia can result from food asp...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for head injury with a blood clot?

Query: Hello doctor, My cousin suffered a massive blow to his head, which resulted in a terrible injury above his ears which extends to the back of his head. He is not responding, but he can breathe on his own, and his body is responding to commands. The doctors said that there is a blood clot in the injur...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can give a better opinion after I take a look at your cousin's CT scan.Due to the injury, there is probably a hemorrhage in the brain, leading to damage of the brain, this is giving rise to all his symptoms.Treatment is evacuation and removal of blood from the brain ...  Read Full »

What are the other treatment options for my grandmother's brain hemorrhage?

Query: Hello doctor, My grandmother is 90 years old. She had a brain hemorrhage two days back. She is in ICU. She is unconscious from the last two days. There is toe movement and sometimes, there are some leg movements. She has high blood pressure. The doctors in my place are saying nothing can be done. W...  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your grandmother seems to be having primary intraventricular hemorrhage with hydrocephalus.At the age of 90 years, definitely the prognosis is likely to be poor. But still, hope should be kept.In such condition, the next treatment option can be EVD- external ventricular d...  Read Full »

Mom has brain hemorrhage and is unconscious. Please comment.

Query: Hi doctor,My mom has a brain hemorrhage. She has been unconscious. It has been two days since she is in ICU with artificial oxygen. Can you please comment more on this?  Read Full »

Dr. Ambekar Sudheer

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen the report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your mother has pose a danger on the left side of the brain in a very critical area. The most common cause of this bleed is high blood pressure. In such a situation, patients take a long time to r...  Read Full »

After a fall, nose started bleeding. Is it dangerous?

Query: Hi doctor, Two days ago, my father fell on the road facing down. He is 71 years old. He got injured on his knee, wrist, and nose started bleeding due to injury. I took him to a local doctor who prescribed a few medicines and a tetanus injection. I am attaching the prescription along with this for y...  Read Full »

Dr. Srivastava, Sumit

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have checked the pictures (attachments removed to protect patient identity). Bleeding from the nose and clots below the eye are dangerous signs of internal bleeding or hemorrhage in the brain. I would suggest you immediately carry out a CT scan of the head and neck re...  Read Full »

Please advise about cavernoma in the pons and the severity of this.

Query: Hi doctor,My wife had been diagnosed with cavernomas since she was 15 due a to a gene defect. She had six seizures last week and was admitted to a ward. She was discharged later, only being told she had new cavernomas and the old ones had grown. She never saw a neurologist during her time there. How...  Read Full »

Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Regarding the cavernoma in her pons, it may lead to a low risk of bleeding. It does not cause seizures. The treatment with embolization could be a possible treatment option, but with a high risk because this is a life-threatening region of the brain. Regarding the te...  Read Full »

My mother, who is diabetic and hypertensive, suffered a brain hemorrhage. Will she recover completely?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother has diabetes and high blood pressure and suffered a brain hemorrhage a few days back at the right-side parietal lobe of the brain. As a result, her right side arm and leg are not working properly. What should I do? How long will it take for the recovery? Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. I suggest you closely monitor her blood pressure values as uncontrolled high blood pressure can lead to another episode of bleeding and thus worsen her situation. There is no specific drug besides a better control of di...  Read Full »

Is surgery the only remedy for neck bone fracture?

Query: Hello doctor, The patient is a 17-year-old male. He has got injuries and fractures of the head and neck in an accident some days ago. There is a pain in the head and neck. He can move his hands and legs. He is conscious and can talk. He is getting irritated due to a tight collar in the neck. I have ...  Read Full »

Dr. Solanki Chirag Natwarbhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through the attachments (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The patient has second neck bone fracture along with head injury with small hemorrhages (areas of bleeding) in the brain. He requires surgery for neck bone fracture which can be do...  Read Full »

After a head injury, my daughter is not sitting and speaking correctly. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, My 4 year old daughter hit her head against a wall and was not speaking properly for half an hour. She is not sitting properly. She is feeling drowsy. We took her to a doctor, who said she is in a shock and there is no need to worry. Then, she had milk, talked for a while, and we observe...  Read Full »

Dr. Veerabhadrudu Kuncham

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Head injury followed by drowsiness, unable to speak and sit properly is an indication for getting a brain scan for looking if any bleeding has occurred in the brain or any fracture. Get her admitted in hospital with pediatric ICU facilities for observation for at l...  Read Full »

My mom had brain hemorrhage surgery two weeks ago and did not respond since then. What does it mean?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother had a brain hemorrhage caused by an aneurysm. She had surgery a month ago and is in the hospital and was in a coma. Then after two days, she started to move her arms and legs and tried to move her arm to move the tubes. I felt she could look me in the eyes, and the day after,...  Read Full »

Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your concern and will surely help you out. See, there can be innumerable reasons for not regaining consciousness. Post-surgery it is very commonly observed. However, patients generally get conscious after two weeks post-surgery, which has not been the case....  Read Full »

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