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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dhrupad Joshi
6 years experience in Neurology
Via choroid plexus: CSF generated in ventricles via choriod plexus and procudes about 3cc/minutes . Its a clear transparent fluid. It circulates around the brain and spin ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manoj Mittal
15 years experience in Neurology
CSF: CSF is fluid around your brain and spinal cord. What do you really want to ask?
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Variety: Most commonly used to check for meningitis or encephalitis infections, or any kind. Helpful in checking brain pressure in Pseudotumor Cerebri, but al ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Berns
19 years experience in Pathology
Two things: You can have bands (immature neutrophils or acute inflammatory cells) in the CSF from blood contamination or acute inflammation in the CSF from diseas ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
28 years experience in Pathology
About 1/2 liter: The average adult makes about 500 ml (1/2 of a liter or 1/4 of a 2 liter bottle) of cerebrospinal fluid a day. The total volume at any given time is ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in 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 & spinal ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Your doctor would be: the best person to address this. We might be able to share some insight on the matter. Please submit a clear & specific question about CSF results ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Talk to doctor: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
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Dr. Kathleen Saradarian
33 years experience in Family Medicine
Many: It depends on what the spinal tap is being done for. If it's to see if there is meningitis, than cultures are done as well as analyzing the cells and ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Not a do it yourself: Matter. Obtaining CSF is not a trivial issue. The doctor who would do the spinal tap to obtain CSF would know what tests to order. Please follow your ... Read More
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