Acute Epidural Blood Quiz

Check your symptoms and
find possible causes with AI for free

Reviewed By:

Maxwell J. Nanes

Maxwell J. Nanes, DO (Emergency department)

Shohei Harase

Shohei Harase, MD (Neurology)

From our team of 50+ doctors

Please choose the symptom you are most concerned about.

It will help us optimise further questions for you.

By starting the symptom checker, you agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use

Find another symptom

How Ubie can help you

With an easy 3-min questionnaire, Ubie's AI-powered system will generate a free report on possible causes.

Your symptoms

Input your symptoms

Our AI

Our AI checks your symptoms

Your report

You get your personalized report

Personalized Report

✔︎  When to see a doctor

✔︎  What causes your symptoms

✔︎  Treatment information etc.

Just 3 minutes.
Developed by doctors.

Learn more about Acute epidural blood

Content updated on Sep 20, 2022

What is acute epidural blood?

Acute epidural bleed or epidural hematoma is when bleeding occurs between the outer membrane covering the brain (dura mater) and the skull. Most common cause is head injury with skull fracture accompanied by an injury to an artery.

Symptoms of acute epidural blood

  • Injury to the head

  • Losing consciousness

  • My brain is not functioning right now

  • Pain over the temples

  • Neck pain or stiffness

  • Headache

Questions your doctor may ask to check for acute epidural blood

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose acute epidural blood

  • Did you hit your head?

  • Have you currently regained consciousness after temporarily losing consciousness?

  • Do you have problems focusing or a reduced sense of awareness in your surroundings?

  • Do you have pain around your temples?

  • Do you have neck pain or stiffness?

Treatment for acute epidural blood

This is a dangerous, life-threatening emergency. In most cases, the doctor will recommend surgery to remove an epidural hematoma.

View the symptoms of Acute epidural blood

Reviewed By:

Maxwell J. Nanes

Maxwell J. Nanes, DO (Emergency department)

Shohei Harase

Shohei Harase, MD (Neurology)

From our team of 50+ doctors

Just 3 minutes.
Developed by doctors.

Ubie is supervised by 50+ medical experts worldwide

Shohei Harase

Shohei Harase, MD

Neurology

Kameda Medical Center, Japan

Sanshiro Kato

Sanshiro Kato, MD

Emergency department

Kawai Clinic, Japan

Yu Shirai

Yu Shirai, MD

Psychiatry

Yotsuya Yui Clinic, Japan

Yoshinori Abe

Yoshinori Abe, MD

Internal medicine

Co-founder of Ubie, Inc.

Rohini R

Rohini R, MD

Ear, nose, throat (ENT)

Bayshore Health Centre, India

Seiji Kanazawa

Seiji Kanazawa, MD, PHD

Obstetrics and gynecology (OBGYN)

National Center for Child Health and Development, Japan

View our medical experts