hi doctor i m nitesh yesterday my dad met an accident and doctor said that there is 4 blood clots and air block in head he told operation is risky lets cure it with medicines i noticed that my dad is behaving abnormal not interested to take rest in bed and he is getting up and going some where shaking his hands etc doctor said that we cant say anything and asked to wait for 3 to 4 days to measure his activities ie whether the operation is needed or not what to do now. is he correct? Note that my dad had undergone a surgery for sam problem(blood clot in head) before 3 to 4 years. what can i do now? please reply as soon as possible its emergency.
Dear Nitesh Kumar,thanks for posting query.At times in the brain there are areas which are not accessible easily for surgery and there is risk of injury to underlying brain and which can be quite problematic.In such kind of cases doctors take a conservative approach and will like to wait.He is not behaving normal because due to clots in the brain there is pressure on brain.Wait for some time and see how the things progresses,if you are very much apprehensive you can always ask for 2nd opinion from a neurosurgeon.Bye and wishing your father a speedy recovery.
If blood clots in someones brain isn t caused from their heart , what else would it be linked to medically? If blood clots in someones brain isn t caused from their heart, what else would it be linked to medically?
in accident my patient is unconsciouses from last 25 days .he is admitted in neuro recherch centre hospital in kolkata .doctor is saying there is clot in brain .it will take time to recover but from last 25 days situation is same. i want consult other doctor. what is ur advise
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