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Bleeding in brain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Head Injuries
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions

Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
User :   quick question
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   can someone "bleed on their brain" but have that bleeding be considered "not significant enough" to cause any damage
User :   and the treatment be needle drainage
User :   that has been happening "for years"
Doctor :  
bleeding can occur in brain
User :   right
User :   I get that
Doctor :  
and it is always dangerous
User :   but bleeding causes brain damage
User :   and cells to die - right?
Doctor :  
yes when it bleeds inside or compress the brain
User :   ok
User :   so - would there ever be a cause for a doctor to say - with bleeding inside the brain that the bleeding wasn't enough to casue damage?
User :   this has supposedly happened for years (inside bleeding)
User :   and the treatment is draining the blood
User :   is that feasible?
Doctor :  
draing should be done in hours
Doctor :  
of bleeding

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