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brain swelling after cardiac arrest

A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Tough problem: The edema is from leakage from vessels and cells which were deprived of oxygen and blood supply while the heart was stopped. This prevents them from ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Decker
23 years experience in Radiology
Yes: This virtually always happens.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Several: But the most typical and frequent one is herpes simplex, usually type 1.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience in Neurosurgery
Brain tumors: No. Some brain tumors are benign (not cancers) and do not cause swelling. Meningiomas and adenomas of the pituitary gland are benign and rarely cause ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience in Internal Medicine
Exceptionally rare: This would entail a systemic(as in throughout the body) spread of a fungus through an inhalation mechanism. It could happen but again would be except ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience in Neurology
Not brain swelling: Your headaches have nothing to do with brain swelling. That would cause you to be in a fog, confused, disoriented. The look of Ohio State Buckeye fan ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Door attached 2 key?: An "average" size key ring (like one that fits into the palm of your hand) is unlikely to have the heft to cause any internal damage. Now, the school ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Roberts
35 years experience in Neurology
Good chance: Depending on the severity of the meningitis, I have found that most of my patients do very well, and have a full, or near full recovery. Occasionally ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Can see neurologist: Normal, healthy people don't have brain swelling "many times." That means a college-aged person with such a past already has seen a neurologist. She c ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Beck
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: You can have nausea, vomiting, headache, visual problems, stiff or painful neck.

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