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causes of pachymeningitis

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Watson
30 years experience Neurosurgery
Distinct layers: Pachymeningitis refers to inflammation (itis) of the covering of the brain known as the dura mater or pachymenix. Leptomeningitis refers to inflammat ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chaim Colen
19 years experience Neurosurgery
Yikes: Pachymeningitis refers to inflammation of the meninges, the covering over the brain. This response is the result of several conditions, including ... Read More
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Dr. Zachary Levine
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Thick covering: Pachymeningitis is usually due to a severe bacterial infection and can be associated with subdural empyema. The condition is treated with the correct ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
39 years experience Neurosurgery
Pachymenintitis: Pachymeningitis is an inflammatory disease of the membrane that covers the brain. Treatment commonly uses steroids and antibiotics and yes people have ... Read More
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Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Lightheaded : The causes are multiple. You need to see a physician and have an exam to make a definitive diagnosis. Good Lyrics
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Dr. Alvin Fried
64 years experience Diabetology
Intestine: The salmonella bacteria enter the body through the GI tract and then gain access to the bloodstream by going through the lymphatic channels on the int ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
Could be anything: Anyehere from simple tension headaches to a tumor in the brain. Most often it could be a migraine. If severe and too frequent please see a doctor.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Vague description: The description is vague enough that it is hard to interpret. A couple of skin issues like genital warts can start out looking that way & molluscu ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Vagus nerve: Vagal stimulation is associated with bradycardia and hypotension- and fainty feeling. Falling is dangerous. Discuss with your doctor.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
Many possible : Lots of things can cause that, some of which can be serious. I would contact his/her oncologist asap or visit the er.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Flax
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irritation: If you have pain a couple of days after you ovulate, it is probably due to fluid or blood irritating the lining (peritoneum) in your pelvic cavity.
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