help me please- mom in hospital with bleeding on brain
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Posted: 2/6/2013 5:31:36 PM
my mom's 59 yrs old, just been hospitalized tonight because of a severe headache she's had for a couple days. they did a CAT scan and found a spot of bleeding on the top of her brain, about 1.75" by 1/2". they are watching it to see if it's growing and doing a dye test and all that. asked her tons of questions, had her repeat things, and there is slight confusion. they said it is probably not a tumor, and not an aneurism.

i know bleeding ON the brain is not as bad as IN the brain, buthas anyone had experience with this? to make matters worse, her brother's wife, my aunt, died tuesday of viral myocarditis.. just dropped dead in her bathroom at 48, leaving her husband and 23 yr old daughter. and their son had died young in a car accident 5 years ago. so that side of the family is dealing with a ton of pain, and mom feels awful she can't be there for them.

thanks in advance, kinda worried but staying calm.



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Posted: 2/6/2013 5:35:29 PM
My mother and BIL's father both experienced it. Both recovered well. A bleed on the brain is a term for a small stroke.

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Posted: 2/6/2013 5:37:06 PM
I hope it's nothing serious and the bleeding stops. Sending good thoughts your way!


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Posted: 2/6/2013 5:37:18 PM
I don't know anything about what you describe, but I wanted to tell you I will send up a prayer for you and your family--especially for your mother's healing. Hugs to you!





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Posted: 2/6/2013 5:39:25 PM
Add me to the list of peas who don't have any knowledge of this condition but I wanted to offer my positive thoughts for you, your mom, and your extended family. {{{ Hugs }}}

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Posted: 2/6/2013 5:43:20 PM
I don't have any advice, but I'm praying for your mom. (((hugs)))


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Posted: 2/6/2013 5:58:53 PM
thank you everyone!!



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Posted: 2/6/2013 6:08:21 PM
I'm glad she's getting medical care. This may seem scary but that's a GOOD thing.

Prayers sent for a full and speedy recovery and I am so sorry for the many losses your family has suffered.




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Posted: 2/6/2013 6:09:31 PM
My father had that a few years ago and made a full recovery from it. Sending many good thoughts to you and your mother!


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Posted: 2/6/2013 6:15:59 PM
Sending positive thoughts your way. Hope your mom is on the mend very soon.





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Posted: 2/6/2013 6:16:20 PM
Wow, your family has been through A LOT---sending up prayers for your Mom and ALL of you ((( hugs)))!!!

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Posted: 2/6/2013 6:18:08 PM
Is your Mom Mary and your Grandma Gert? I visit Gert every week and just saw Mary on Friday. I've been praying for Dan and Jess! They go to my Church. I'm praying for your Mom!!

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Posted: 2/6/2013 6:19:20 PM
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Posted: 2/6/2013 6:20:40 PM
Prayers said for your mum and for you to stay strong for her.


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Posted: 2/6/2013 6:34:36 PM
bc mom, they are! wow, the world is even smaller than we found out the other day. please keep the news about my mom to yourself for now, no one but immediate family knows, and we'd like to keep it that way until we know more. everyone's prayers are so appreciated!



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Posted: 2/6/2013 6:37:56 PM
(((Hugs)))



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Posted: 2/6/2013 6:43:22 PM
I'm so sorry. Praying for your mom!


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Posted: 2/6/2013 6:43:23 PM
I will absolutely keep this to myself. Many, many prayers for your family!!

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Posted: 2/6/2013 6:45:08 PM
I don't know much about this, Martha, but I will be praying for your mom.


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Posted: 2/6/2013 6:45:39 PM
Prayers for your Mom!

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Posted: 2/6/2013 6:49:53 PM
Martha if there's ANYTHING I can do, please let me know. Sharon

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Posted: 2/6/2013 6:51:48 PM
I'm sure it was very scary to get that call. Hope she is feeling better soon!



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Posted: 2/6/2013 6:59:07 PM
thank you sharon! i wrote it down, you'll probably want to delete it so the whole world doesn't have it.

all prayers for healing welcomed!!!!



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Posted: 2/6/2013 7:08:01 PM
I know how scary this is for you. My dad was hospitalized for what they thought was a bleeder but turned out to be some sort of infection. He's fine now, but it's terribly frightening, i know. Your mom is in my prayers, and so are you!


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Posted: 2/6/2013 7:54:07 PM
How scary and miserable! Your poor mama! And to have her SIL die and her nephew dead - UGH. How totally awful. I am so sorry you are all going through all of this.

I hope that they find that what your mom has is nothing major and she'll be fine in no time.

I am really sorry about your aunt.


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Posted: 2/6/2013 7:58:58 PM
Martha I know we haven't met, but I've been best buds with your Grandma for 15 years so she can vouch for me. I'd be more than happy to watch your kids or whatever you need so you can be with your Mom. Praying!

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Posted: 2/6/2013 8:18:57 PM
Hi, I am another one whose father experienced this and a full recovery! I will keep you both in my prayers!

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Posted: 2/6/2013 8:22:32 PM
My best to your mom that the docs get on it and have things under control soon.


my aunt, died tuesday of viral myocarditis.. just dropped dead in her bathroom at 48,


That's what killed my mom. It's a terrible, sudden illness. Makes me so sad to hear.



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Posted: 2/6/2013 8:42:49 PM
Prayers for your mom, and hope that you hear good news soon. My condolences for on the loss of your aunt.


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Posted: 2/6/2013 8:51:16 PM
Praying for you and your family.


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Posted: 2/6/2013 8:51:35 PM
Oh no. Sending well wishes your way. Please keep us posted.



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Posted: 2/6/2013 8:55:26 PM
Sending prayers your way!

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Posted: 2/6/2013 9:01:47 PM
That's a lot of tragedy! I am so sorry! I hope your mom is okay and recovers soon!


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Posted: 2/6/2013 9:08:28 PM
Martha,

Again... No experience but prayers.

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Posted: 2/6/2013 10:15:07 PM
thank you again everyone, your prayers and compassion are wonderful to experience. they admitted her to ICU, and things were not looking good. i went to the hospital to be with her, they took her for an mri with dye and when she came back she was lucid, talking, recognized everyone. hoping opurs turns out to be one of the good stories, and hearing that there are good stories is so very helpful.

sharon, mark and bonnie vouched for you, they thought it was strange we met on a mesage board. they said you don't seem like a message board type lol! so nice to meet you, hope to meet you in person soon.



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Posted: 2/6/2013 10:24:25 PM
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Posted: 2/7/2013 6:05:33 AM
Martha, woke up tons during the night worried about your Mom and prayed for her every time. That's funny about the message board "type" . Glad you now know I'm not some weird stalker lol. I'm going to your Grandma's today but won't say anything. Sharon

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Posted: 2/7/2013 8:52:38 AM
**update**

so far good news this morning, they have ruled out tumor/cancer, it's not an aneurism. one doc thinks it's a clot, the other thinks it's not clotted, but it does appear to have stopped bleeding. she's sitting up and talking like normal, and all signs are pretty good. i guess an angiogram is next today.

thank you again for all the positive thoughts!

-sharon- thank you for being discreet. they're going to tell dan today. are you on facebook? i'm there as martha valkema leslie.



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Posted: 2/7/2013 9:47:50 AM
I've had an angiogram-I didn't think it was bad at all, and was pretty quick.

I'm so sorry you're dealing with all this stress. Healing vibes being sent to your mother today. I truly hope she makes a full recovery-she is so young!

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Posted: 2/7/2013 9:49:10 AM
Martha I am on Facebook as Sharon Beck Post. After all this, we really do need to meet

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I hope your mom has a speedy recovery, sending prayers and hugs!

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Prayers for your mom. Your family has gone through too much and your mom needs to heal, so that you can have some joyous moments in the future. It's no accident that you met your grandma's friend on a message board. It's a good sign, as far as I'm concerned.


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Posted: 2/7/2013 11:01:08 AM
{{{Big Hugs}}}...hope your mom is feeling well very soon.

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Posted: 2/7/2013 11:12:36 AM
Saying prayers for your mother Martha, hang in there.


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Posted: 2/8/2013 4:44:59 AM
Glad to see the good updates. Hope things are looking great today!


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Posted: 2/8/2013 6:56:09 AM
That is so scary. So sorry for all of this. It just soberly reminds me how fragile life can be.


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Posted: 2/8/2013 10:46:42 AM
Oh no! I'm so sorry. I can't even imagine how worried you are. I hope things improve and tha you get some better news. (((((HUGS)))))


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Posted: 2/8/2013 11:53:45 AM
No advice, but plenty of hugs. What a stress filled time for your family! May you be blessed with peace!



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Posted: 2/8/2013 11:58:45 AM
Sending you and your mom my best. I hope her doctors are able to control the bleeding and that she has a good outcome.
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