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Amy replied on Permalink
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? ?
Chad replied on Permalink
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.
Anita E. replied on Permalink
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.
Shaz replied on Permalink
Go see him for yourself
Go see him for yourself. Life is too short for questions!!!!!!!!
Francine replied on Permalink
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???
Jackie Eshleman replied on Permalink
Husband had a fall, head wound, stitches and two small brain bleeds.
What precautions should he take during recovery
Deneace replied on Permalink
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.
Lina replied on Permalink
I am so very sorry you went through this. I hope he made it out okay. Sending prayers. God bless!
Red Dorsey replied on Permalink
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
Lola replied on Permalink
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
Kate replied on Permalink
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.
Cee replied on Permalink
OR they could’ve caught the bleed in time had they did the scan.
Sheila replied on Permalink
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.
Vedic yoga replied on Permalink
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
Dorothy replied on Permalink
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.
Kate replied on Permalink
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.
Jill replied on Permalink
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
Joe replied on Permalink
So glad to hear you're doing well. Hopefully you continue to make progress!!!
Debbie Saco replied on Permalink
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.
bette replied on Permalink
Anonymous replied on Permalink
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
Brad replied on Permalink
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 ?
Glee Murphy replied on Permalink
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?
Amber Sickler replied on Permalink
Don"t take aspirin it thins your blood.. You need to go see a chiropractic..anytime you have pain there is something wrong..
Ry replied on Permalink
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.
Ivan G replied on Permalink
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?
Kiana replied on Permalink
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!
Carla replied on Permalink
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.
Tony replied on Permalink
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.?
Shannon replied on Permalink
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.
Leesa replied on Permalink
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.
Anonymous replied on Permalink
I had a intracerebral hematoma but I don't understand
Tall replied on Permalink
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 ?
Nancy Caul replied on Permalink
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?
Leeann replied on Permalink
My cousin passed away Friday with a bleed in the brain he went bed and didn’t wake up absolutely heartbroken
J.Pettyjohn replied on Permalink
I am so sorry.
James connelly replied on Permalink
I was in an rtc 2 and a half month ago and the hospital says I got a bleed on the brain. Now I have started losing vision in my right eye. How is this possible now after coming out of the hospital after nine weeks?
CC replied on Permalink
Two weeks ago from today my grandpa had a brain hemorrhage. He was found about an hour later on the floor and was taken to the hospital by ambulance. Two weeks have passed and his brain bleed has not gotten bigger nor smaller. Why is it not trying to heal? He cannot really communicate much he just sleeps all day. Sometimes when you ask him a question and to move his foot once for yes or twice for no he will do that. The hospital has stabilized his blood pressure and all of that but he just isn’t healing. Is this normal? Is there any chance he will get better? He literally had this stroke while my grandma was having surgery to remove the rest of her ovarian cancer which was successful. Thank you.
Marie replied on Permalink
Prayers. Apparently stress can lead to strokes. Scary huh. My father is in hospital right now as well. Sleep is the brains way of healing.
Jhall replied on Permalink
Hi how’s your grandad doing now ? My grans in the same position :(
Anonymous replied on Permalink
Hi, my mum collapsed two weeks ago today with a bleed to the brain and hasn’t woke up since. The doctors have told us the bleed has stopped, but there is a blood clot now. My mum is in hospital abroad, so it’s a little different than England. They say that they can’t operate she is in intensive care No movement eyes closed. Is this normal? Please, can someone give us some advice?
Mandy replied on Permalink
Hi my mum had the same thing ,she was talking to me in the morning she was absolutely fine,then 3 hours later I got a call to say she was found on the floor.i went to the hospital to see her and the doctor said it's bad news she never woke up laid their for one week it was so heart breaking she passed away the 9th Feb 9 months ago I can't believe my mum has gone I miss her so much she was my best friend,I hope your mum pulls through lots of love to you xx
Carmen replied on Permalink
I'm sorry your family is going thru this my uncle is in the same situation and I will pray for them both
Dineisha replied on Permalink
Im sry to no this. But my husband just went threw the same thing .he clasped at wk he was in icu for 2 weeks the third week he passed.. They couldn't help him.... So my prayers to u and your family
Nancy Collins replied on Permalink
I was told after I went to the hospital after a fall and after an MRI I had brain cancer. I had a knot on my head and a broken arm. Many severe scratches and a problem seeing. All the way to the time I was put to sleep for the surgery I was told it was cancer. The Hospital sent 3 women to my room to demand I needed to see how far it had spread. I was going for brain surgery early the next morning and still alone. Decided not to make decisions about that yet. I was still trying to adjust to brain cancer news a few hours before. After the surgery, I was told it was a brain bleed by a nurse. No doctor told me this. I was shuffled out of Erlanger Hospital and sent home a day and a half later. I saw a Doctor 5 weeks later to have the stitches removed. I thanked him for saving my life and he said, " I'm not so sure I Did". That was my last Dr visit. I was told I didn't need to come back. Now that I am over the surgery. I am confused. What just happened to me and what was the rush to tell me I was dying from brain cancer? What was the Hospital doing to get me out of Erlanger Hospital so fast. Thank God for Brothers. He stayed with me a week and fed me. If I looked up I fell down. That went away pretty quickly. My short term memory was and is still bad. I just assumed I fell at home because I don't really know. I lived alone then. I just sort of woke up in the middle of going thru motions. Sort of a fog of I has big holes and an arm that doesn't work and bumping into walls but oh well. I didn't hurt. I could see sometimes but not others but no problem. I missed the couch or chair when I went to sit. The tv had a problem with it's picture going over an down off the screen but that was my tv that had a problem not me. My brother came over and had to literally call an Ambulance and I thought he was nuts and I was just fine. I will never know what happened to me. Where the blood went from the large holes in me. I lived thru an ordeal that is still frightening to me. I am confused about the missing 2 days.
LaToya Hood replied on Permalink
My son had a stroke and 6 seizures when he was born in 2005. The doctor said it was a bump on the left side of the brain that leaked blood causing the stroke and seizures. Is it possible for the bump to still be there?
Zainab replied on Permalink
Did doctors recommend surgery to remove blood from the brain at that time? What was their advice?
19lrath@lakepla... replied on Permalink
Hi, I am 16 years old and have had 3 concussions in the last year. my last one was a very powerful impact on a jet ski this summer. My symptoms have been getting progressively worse to the point of dizziness and the headaches don't seem to go away as they would before after 30 minutes. I just need to know if it's possible to have some serious damage to the brain that I don't know about. Even if there is a slight chance, do you think that getting an MRI would be a good idea, or is it not possible since it's been a month since the accident and there as no major signs of something serious.
cr replied on Permalink
Multiple concussions can cause permanent brain damage.See a physician/neurologist with a background in concussive head injury asap.
Shannon replied on Permalink
Yes go get you a MRI!!! Immediately that is just something you don't play around with you could be bleeding in your brain. My grandfather is on hospice now he started off having bad headaches on the right side of his head come to find out he has tumors and bleeding on his brain. Please go get help your young and get it taken care of and don't wait too late. I have a 16 year old son too! Please go! You can get a CT scan but an MRI will be able to see nerves and things like that better. Take care