Bleeding in the brain (also called a brain hemorrhage or brain bleed) can happen because of an accident, brain tumor, stroke, or high blood pressure caused by congenital or other health conditions.
Brain bleed can reduce oxygen delivery to the brain, create extra pressure in the brain and kill brain cells. If you’re having brain bleed symptoms, it’s crucial to get treatment as quickly as possible.
If you’re experiencing brain hemorrhage symptoms, be sure to call your doctor or call 911 right away.
To make a brain hemorrhage diagnosis, your doctor will first ask about your brain bleed symptoms. Next, they’ll work to locate the source of the bleeding. To do this, your doctor may order a CT scan, an MRI, or one of the following tests: