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Cerebrospinal fluid

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
CSF: Cerebrospinal fluid is the clear colorless fluid produced in the choroid plexus in the brain, and acts as a cushion or a buffer for the brain & sp ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
CSF: Cerebrospinal fluid is the clear colorless fluid produced in the choroid plexus in the brain, and acts as a cushion or a buffer for the brain & sp ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Watery substance: The fluid that bathes the brain and spinal cord provides an exchange pathway and balancing system for brain and spinal cord metabolism, besides a cush ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Colitz
46 years experience Dentistry
See a neurologist: Possibly trauma, tumors or masses but it would be wise to seek out a neurologist or neurosurgeon.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Cook
Dr. Seth Cook answered
26 years experience Pathology
Abnormal CSF: Normal cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is clear and colorless. Bloody CSF is abnormal. Possible causes include subarachnoid hemorrhage, intracerebral hemorr ... Read More
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Dr. William Goldie
48 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Difficult question: Glycine is an Amino Acid that is the product of normal protein metabolism. Rare cases of inborn errors of metabolism result in a defect in metabolism ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Multiple: It cushions the brain, removes some of the waste products, especially fluid and may transport materials along its circulation. The CSF system probably ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Not always: Blood in the spinal fluid may have been introduced during the procedure ("bloody tap"); in this case, the rest of the fluid not not be xanthochromic. ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Meningitis: It's usually someone who might have cryptococcal meningitis. However, there are other forms of fungal meningitis, such as histoplasmosis and coccidio ... Read More

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