What Happens When a Brain Bleeds?

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My sister had a tumor removed from her pituitary gland. The tumor was bigger than thought, and she had a brain bleed, fluid and her brain was swelling. Now because of the location of the blood, she can't open her eyes. She has a drain in and will put in a shunt later this week. I know every one is different and our bodies are different and react different. But how long will it take for this blood to be drained so she can open her eyes?

My 2 month old grandaughter has been admitted to the hospital my daughter said she stopped breathing after a bottle and nappy change she phoned for an abulance while her husband gave cpr the paramedics came and put a tube down her throat she started breathing again she was given a scan of her brain to rule out meningitis but they were told she has a bilateral brain bleed how has this happened why has this happened

What are the symptoms?

I was admitted to Royal London hospital on Monday with a suspected bleed on the brain. They wanted to admit me for a Lumbar puncture and MRI. As the royal london is 2 hours from my home I asked if i could be transferred to a hospital near my home. They agreed, discharged me and said that I should take a letter they gave me to my GP for the referral to the hospital nearer my home. The hospital have my referral and it was sent as urgent. My scan is now scheduled for anything up to 4 weeks. Surely this is too long for a suspected brain bleed? Any advice would be appreciated.

Going through this as we speak. My mother in law was sent to emergency by her doctor over two weeks ago with a suspected stroke. They did not do a cat scan and said she was just old and confused and sent her home. Two weeks later now her doctor made a ‘scheduled’ CT scan, they sent her straight to ER and she is currently (while I type this) having surgery to drain the old blood from two weeks ago. Slow brain bleed She most likely will have permanent damage from pressure and lack of octogenarian to parts of her brain.

Don’t take no for an answer. Keep going to emergency until the do a scan. It’s not worth waiting. If it’s a suspected bleed...the sooner you catch it, the better.

We don't live in the same city, or I would have pushed for the scan two weeks ago that’s why we came now! Hope you get help.

My 11yr died Saturday from a brain bleed they didn't do ctscan until 6 hrs after being there she had all the symptoms but they didn't care.

While nothing can bring your son back, I urge you to speak with an attorney. Your son's treatment doesn't appear to follow the usual standard of care or the usual protocol in light of your description. I am very sorry that this happened to your son and you.

Hi. I was in a car crash over 6 months ago I had a minor bleed on the brain. I was told I was fine and sent home. I’ve been suffering with severe headaches ever since is this a sign of blood clotting on the brain? Severe headaches and every now and then a weird pain in the back of my left leg ?

My mom had a brain hemorrhage and a stroke and for some reason had an infection that the hospital could not have her find they eventually pretty much kicked her out of the hospital afyer 2 months into a nursing home and within two weeks she had passed away in my opinion I think she had sepsis and they never tested her for it could I be right on that topic

I confection I’m done resources.

My mother passed away and I already talk to the doctor about how she passed away. They said she was brain dead by bleeding in the head but idk how that can occur they didn't say if she fell or want do they even know what exactly happen because she was staying with her bf that is abusive. I need answers it really hurts I feel so lost

My heart hurts with you. I feel sad about your loss and especially about how little you know about how your mother died.
Personally, I would feel lost most of the time if I didn't have someone strong and kind who is with me and helping me. hymnsradio has given me so many answers. I don't know if it might help?

I have concussion now for the 6 th time due to rugby can't remember anything from the match is it possibly bleeding on the brain

I have a very good friend that I found out had a recent sudden brain bleed, was in icu and not expected to make it, found out that he did but can not see or speak but is aware of his surrounding s, don't think I should go see him, don't know anything about him except what another friend of ours tells me that this guy's wife tells him I would like to see him eventually, but have also heard that he may end up in a nursing home, kiss of death, how can I be a friend to him and find out if his wife is telling the truth to our friends? ?

A rule of thumb that I always try to use is don't let somebody else's views be the sole defector and how you feel about somebody. For example, I had a girlfriend who probably been dating for about 2 months. She came in and moved in with me and it was a long-distance relationship. Like I said only been together for maybe two to three months. My mom called me and said hey did you know that your girlfriend tried to steal from the gas station. I said no I hadn't heard anything about it, she just left to go to Dollar General and told my mom thanks you know for letting me know. So I got up and walk to Dollar General found my girlfriend straight out after did you try to steal something from the gas station. She got mad at me really mad at me no do you honestly think I would do something like that and I'd let her know right then no I don't but my mom called me saying that the lady at the gas station said that she caught you trying to steal and of course if I thought that you would do that I wouldn't have come and asked you I respect you enough to come and ask you and not let other people make me feel a certain way or you know I said if I didn't respect you I wouldn't have asked you if I would have just thought that it was true. That's how I've always looked at situations but yourself and their shoes and you know what people get mad at people and they make up lives to ruin their reputation because they have nothing better to do like moving on or letting go. Some people can't take themselves out of the problems and put the problem on the table and talk to each other about it so that it can get solved. I myself have this problem at times but when things like that happen they try to ruin their reputation. So I would go talk to the guy and make up your own mind. See what he matches or what he says if it makes sense or more sense over what they say that he's done. Also find out about this guy from his past reputation before it all started people is good values and a kind heart. I mean we all make mistakes but people that are genuine like that 99% of the time it's not going to be true and the problem is and is it has happened to me there too good of a person to stand up for themselves because I know it's going to start a bigger fight and they would rather let other people think whatever and try and keep somewhat of the peace. I hope this helped you man. I know when I was in this situation and I was that person. I really wish the people that knew the real me would have spoken up.

Honey, it's not for you to find out. Perhaps the family is protecting their own, and themselves, it's a difficult time for each of you. Every processes differently. Be
understanding, patient, kind.

Go see him for yourself
. Life

Go see him for yourself. Life is too short for questions!!!!!!!!

mom fell, split her head open, required 6 staples, had a concussion and wound up with a brain bleed. as the blood receeded she started having 2 incidents of multiple strokes. What damage did the brain bleed cause???

Husband had a fall, head wound, stitches and two small brain bleeds.
What precautions should he take during recovery

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Please can someone help me, my father has had his second craniotomy surgery in one month. He has a spontaneous bleeding from his brain, no one knows the cause? In 3 days he has lost 300 mls of fluid from his brain that’s in a drain attached to his head. He has confusion, disoriented. He’s 80 y/o. He had a stroke as well. He is in icu and I’m his daughter and I don’t feel I’m getting straight answers about his condition. Today has been day 5 and he’s still bleeding into the drain. Can anyone tell me when this will stop.

I am so very sorry you went through this. I hope he made it out okay. Sending prayers. God bless!

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We are in a similar situation with my sister in law no straight answers. I found your comment on this website I’m doing research possibly ask about the bloodwork look at the MRI pictures or whatever they are Doing to help him and why. We pray for all of us

My husband fell down stairs from top to bottom .went to the hospital no scan offerd 2 weeks later he died from a catastrophic brain hemorrhage .if he had a scan would he still be alive

Not necessarily. And the brain damage may have been so bad it isn’t what either of you would have wanted. You can still get answers about his condition and i would if I were you.

OR they could’ve caught the bleed in time had they did the scan.

My girlfriend had a stroke on one side of her brain and on the other had anurisum rupture at the same time. They removed a large part of her skull from her left side. They put it back on 3 months later. I never spoke to any of the Doctors her family took care of that.
But now I have her living with me and I don't know what to do for her.
She calls things like a bra she called it a strip. She does this a lot. Will this get better or is for life.

She needs to do mild exercise and gradually blood flow would become stable and she would be normal in 60 days.acrobatic and cardio exercises with some yoga aasans meant to channelize blood circulation of body

My son had this after a traumatic head injury and it is called Expressive Aphasia. He had had it for 10 years now and it seems better but it still happens now and then but not often. The thing is he doesn't realize he said the wrong word. Google it and it could help you. Good luck.

It’s called aphasia. My son had it after a motorcycle accident. It is the most difficult thing in the world. It does get better with therapy.

I was told it can take up to two years for improvements I had two bleeds in minor vessels n head and was lucky I was in hos and hubby beside me when my anerisim burst and caused a stroke I’m confusing some words six months on but DONT care I’m still hear and able to walk and talk my sis had only a stroke and because of the slight time delay with ambulance picking her up she’s paalyzed down one side I was lucky I. Hos for 4 weeks

So glad to hear you're doing well. Hopefully you continue to make progress!!!

I fell and ended up with two minor brain bleeds. The only thing I have experienced is it seems my ear is plugged. So my hearing is off. Can that happen? There is no bleeding from my ears.

same thing

My granddaughter had a brain trauma, which resulted in brain surgery. They did the surgery, but had to do a angiography because their were some small leeks. Why is this happening

I had a car crash 7 weeks ago. I was told I had a minor bleed on the brain and I was let home the next morning. I've been having headaches and ringing in my ears... is this anything to be worried about ?

I had a fall and ended up in the hospital with a brain bleed. It has been at least 6 months now - I am fine - except for headaches occasionally. Is it OK for me to take aspirin when I have a headache. Or other types of pain killers?

Don"t take aspirin it thins your blood.. You need to go see a chiropractic..anytime you have pain there is something wrong..

I've been the same pal for 14 weeks mate takes along time I had no surgery either and having ringing in the ears that will probably never go but my headaches are getting better I think most of its stress related tho and just stop googling things cause you will get worse. I lost my taste and smell but something has come back but it's worse now everything taste disgusting.

If you got the CT Scan on your head do you recall if it hurt? Like did you feel a strong sucking pain in your head or anything of that nature?

Yes! I would suggest getting in contact with your doctor and ask for a CT Scan as soon as possible. You could have a serious problem... God bless you!

I had a brain hemorrhage in 2011 Again in 2013 Now third time in 2018. I had constant pressure in my head Ear humming Difficulty concentrating at work some days. I actually would be experiencing, so my check head pain that I would throw up at work at least once a month for 2 to 3 days in a row. My vision played games in me. I work with two screen computers at work. It was okay, but some say we're just darn difficult. I insisted my doctor send me for a scan In the meantime I consulted eye doctor Optomitistsaw that in my eyes there was swelling in the optic nerve Told me to see my doctor and ask for a scan or go to emergy. Stubborn and workaholic I decided to consult doctor again and put on a waiting list for a scan. I was very lucky From March 2018 until September it went fast . Scan detected brain bleeding. The doctor pushed for MRI because it was the 3 d time in 8 years and I am only 50. Bingo small tumor found. So if you have symptoms listen to them. Do not panic or think it is cancer right away. Insisted on doing scan made my doctor understand I had no regular migeajn. It was not hormonal pretty memo pause changes, and I was not suffering fatigue, not exhaustion. Some days I was just not concentrating and my taste buds were changing, and I had lots of tiredness installing in my weekday after day. I fainted two times over three years had a concussion because I fell I the metro one year and hit my head real hard I had a blackout at work staring at my computer. Loss of balance did it for me.I do not drink n9r take drugs n9r medication except  comadin. So balance loss was another situation scaring me. I am being followed by a neurologist . I will get a second opinion if I feel the need . It is not normal hemeraging so often . I am on warfare now . When I have my massive headaches painkillers are on the menu. I pray and have faith that my message can help me or others get more help and listen to their body . We are not numbers We are human beings Get help.

My father who is 86 fell on his head was in ER and local hospital for 6 hours,,talking before he fell asleep ...and they did not operate why.?

My brother shattered his skull and at one of the best hospitals in the world they waited 4 days to do surgery. They had to make sure he was as stable as he could be They monitored a brain bleed and they needed time to figure out the best approach to repair his skull. It was the best thing to do though it was hard waiting that long.

My 94-year-old father had the same thing happen. They said because hypertension and his advanced age the surgery would kill him most certainly. Unfortunately that is why they don’t operate and somebody over 80 when they say suffer a brain bleed. I feel for you, not being able to save someone you love. I’m sorry for your loss. I’m right there with you.

I had a intracerebral hematoma but I don't understand

My mother got hemorrhagic stroke (ICH) the bleed did not stop even after five days, CT scan at sixth day shows more mid-line shift.
Just like anticoagulant is there any medication which decrease PT/INR ration so blood can clot more quickly ?

I've had several syncopy events. Three since Oct. 2017. The most recent caused rib cage trauma as I fell across a bed rail.
An MRI revealed many mini hemorraging vessels in the brain.My neuro surgeon says it seems to be from a previous head trauma. I've had 2.
I've recently had headaches and non stop ringing in my ears. I've never had days of headache before. They are rare until now. Should I be concerned?

My cousin passed away Friday with a bleed in the brain he went bed and didn’t wake up absolutely heartbroken