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What complications can occur from a subarachnoid hemorrhage?

What complications can occur from a subarachnoid hemorrhage?

Hydrocephalus is common after subarachnoid haemorrhage, as the damage caused by a haemorrhage can disrupt the production and drainage of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). This can lead to increased amounts of fluid around the brain….Hydrocephalus

  • headache.
  • being sick.
  • blurred vision.
  • difficulty walking.

    What kind of stroke is a subarachnoid haemorrhage?

    Overview – Subarachnoid haemorrhage. A subarachnoid haemorrhage is an uncommon type of stroke caused by bleeding on the surface of the brain. It’s a very serious condition and can be fatal.

    Can a person survive a subarachnoid haemorrhage?

    Read more about the complications of a subarachnoid haemorrhage. Although the outlook for subarachnoid haemorrhage has improved in the last few decades, it can be fatal, and people who survive can be left with long-term problems.

    When to call an ambulance for a subarachnoid haemorrhage?

    Dial 999 immediately and ask for an ambulance if you or someone in your care has these symptoms. A person with a suspected subarachnoid haemorrhage needs a CT scan in hospital to check for signs of bleeding around the brain.

    What does it mean to have a brain haemorrhage?

    A brain haemorrhage is bleeding in or around the brain either as a result of ruptured aneurysm or following a significant blow to the head. It is also often called a haemorrhagic stroke or brain bleed. What are the types and causes of a brain haemorrhage?

    How old is the man who had a subarachnoid haemorrhage?

    I am the partner of a now 42 year old man who had a Subarachnoid Haemorrhage 3 and half years ago. He was lucky at the time to survive and had 3 bleeds coiled at the time.

    When to tell the DVLA you have a subarachnoid haemorrhage?

    You must tell the DVLA if you’ve had a subarachnoid haemorrhage. You’ll need to avoid driving until you have heard back from the DVLA. The DVLA will decide when you can drive again. It can vary from several weeks to months. Find out more on GOV.UK.

    Do you get headaches after a subarachnoid haemorrhage?

    Headaches are common after a subarachnoid haemorrhage, but they tend to ease over time. They’re not as painful as when you had your haemorrhage, and you should be able to control them with painkillers such as paracetamol which you can buy from a pharmacy or supermarket.

    What kind of help can you get after a subarachnoid haemorrhage?

    occupational therapists – specialists who identify problems you may have in everyday life, such as getting dressed, and can help you work out practical solutions During the first few months after a subarachnoid haemorrhage, it’s normal to feel extremely tired (fatigue). Even simple tasks, such as going to the shops, can leave you feeling exhausted.