Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH) 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 Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)

Content updated on Sep 20, 2022

What is subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)?

Subarachnoid hemorrhage is a life-threatening condition where there is bleeding into the space surrounding the brain and increases pressure on the brain. It is a type of stroke. It is often caused by head trauma, or the bursting and leaking of a dilated blood vessel on the brain surface. Risk factors include hypertension, excessive alcohol consumption and drug abuse.

Symptoms of subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)

  • Nausea or vomiting

  • Headache

  • Speech that does not make sense, or behavior that is strange

  • Fatigue

  • Loss of appetite

  • My brain is not functioning right now

  • Hands and legs became clumsy - I cannot do fine work with them

  • Weakness in arms or legs

Questions your doctor may ask to check for subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)

  • Do you have nausea or vomiting?

  • Do you have headaches or does your head feel heavy?

  • Do people around you feel like you are speaking incoherently or acting irrationally?

  • Do you feel fatigued?

  • Do you have less or no appetite, therefore eat less food?

Treatment for subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)

This is a medical emergency that requires immediate medical attention in a hospital. Treatment involves open or minimally invasive surgical procedures that stop the bleeding and ensure sufficient blood supply to the brain.

View the symptoms of Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)

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


Kameda Medical Center, Japan

Yu Shirai

Yu Shirai, MD


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