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Infant had blood on the left side of the brain, tests showed it to the right. Is it harmful?

My daughter was born at 33 weeks. She is now 35 weeks as of yesterday at 34 weeks the doctor ran a head ultrasound and found blood on the left of her brain nd yesterday on the 28th they did a test nd said its possible that its on her right side to bt there not confirming it this is my fist baby what does this mean ? What questions should i ask ? how serve is it ? And will ot effect her in the long run ?
Asked On : Mon, 2 Jul 2012
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Hi dear,
Preterm babies are prone for intraventricular hemorrhage due to fragile blood vessels. You can ask your dr about severity of hemorrhage. The more severe the bleeding, the more likely that it affects the development in the long run. You need to follow the baby regularly with your dr and check her development regularly.

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Dr. Balaji Chinnasami MD
Assistant professor - Pediatrics
Answered: Sun, 14 Apr 2013
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