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Intracerebral Hemorrhage

Alternate Names : Intraparenchymal Brain Hemorrhage, Intracranial Hemorrhage

Intracerebral Hemorrhage | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

What can be done to prevent the condition?

Proper control of high blood pressure with medications can help prevent some intracerebral hemorrhages. Avoiding cocaine can also help prevent this condition. A person who takes anticoagulant medications for long periods of time must be monitored. Many cases cannot be prevented.

What are the long-term effects of the condition?

Intracerebral hemorrhage can cause permanent neurologic damage. A person may be unable to perform self-care activities, walk, or talk normally.

What are the risks to others?

An intracerebral hemorrhage is not contagious, and poses no risks to others.

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Intracerebral Hemorrhage: Treatment & Monitoring

Author: Adam Brochert, MD
Reviewer: Gail Hendrickson, RN, BS
Date Reviewed: 07/03/01

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