What Is Brain Bleed from Concussion?

Q:
What is brain bleed from concussion?

A:
Bleeding in the brain, namly a subdural hematoma, can result from getting hit in the head or hitting your head in a fall.

An acute subdural hematoma is an emergency situation and has an 80 percent mortality rate.

A chronic subdural hematoma is a very slow-progressing brain bleed, in which the patient can go weeks, even a few months, before symptoms begin appearing.

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