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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
Intracranial pressur: Individual with increased intracranial pressure usually complain of headaches and may have vomiting, blurred vision, and horizontal diplopia. The head ... Read More
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Dr. Kevin Vaught
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Altered MS: Altered mental status that can progress to coma and death. Pupillary changes or asymmetry.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Mild????: There may be no symptoms of mild increased intracranial pressure. And how do you know it is mild? I'm not sure what mild increased intracranial pres ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristin Nesburn
26 years experience Addiction Medicine
Probably: However, if you continue to have headaches you should see the ophthalmologist again for a repeat exam and visual field testing. The only way to defin ... Read More
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Dr. Matthew Kozminski
16 years experience Neurology
Yes/no: Pineal cyst are typically not a problem. Rarely, if large, they can intermittently compress a region in the brainstem that controls eye movements. ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Above 15 cm H2O: Normal intracranial pressure is 5-15 cm h2o. Anything above that is increased.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Above 15 cm H2O: Normal intracranial pressure is 5 - 15 cm h2o. Anything above 15 cm h2o is increased.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Can lose your vision: Blindness can ensue, brain damage, weakness, lethargy, confusion- all bad things. There are obviously many more.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Preesure: Yes it could cause increased intracranial pressure.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Craniosynostosis =: premature fusion of one or more sutures, fibrous joints between the plates of bone in an infant's skull. Pediatric neurosurgeons perform minimally inv ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends on size: There is limited space inside the skull. So any space occupying lesion causes rise in intracranial pressure once it gets to a size above 1 or 2 cms.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
No it does not: Increase intracranial Pressure is the increase pressure inside the skull and thereby in the cerebrospinal fluid and brain itself. But it is not caused ... Read More

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