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produces cerebrospinal fluid

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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 & sp ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member 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 & sp ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Colitz
45 years experience in Dentistry
See a neurologist: Possibly trauma, tumors or masses but it would be wise to seek out a neurologist or neurosurgeon.
A member asked:
Dr. Reza Karimi
15 years experience in Neurosurgery
Yes: Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) rhinorrhea is a curable condition. The source of the fluid leak must first be identified, usually by mri, ct or a special nu ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Eisenberg
32 years experience in Neurosurgery
Yes: CSF otorrhea is caused by a defect in the bone surrounding the ear and the temporal bone. It can be cured but will require surgery to seal the leak. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
May cause headaches: Most spinal fluid issues of this sort follow lumbar punctures and can be fixed via a blood patch. Far less commonly, postural orthostatic headaches c ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Based on setting: During pregnancy, it is not unusual to see "debris" in the amniotic fluid during ultrasound. This is likely related to vernix - a cheesy substane pro ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Where?: Where is this seen? Is this on plain x-ray or a CT scan? Need much more detailed clinical information. Could mean anything from air & fluid in a u ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It doesn't: There is not known relationship between the two conditions you reference. Meconium amniotic fluid does not cause amniotic fluid embolism.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Solomon
36 years experience in Neurology
Not Drops: When collecting fluid during a lumbar puncture, we don't exactly count drops of fluid. Rather, we count CCs (cubic centimenters). Typically there are ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
19 years experience in Dentistry
YES: You have to be careful to determine the origin of the liquid. Amniotic liquid loss has to be treated asap.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Yes: A base-of-the-skull fracture can infamously cause a runny ear. That it is spinal fluid can be confirmed by any clever physician who thinks to test it ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience in General Surgery
Abscess: The only things that live in the male pelvis are: 1) bladder and 2) rectum. There should be no fluid collection outside of the bladder (normal), but ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Of course: If a cell is inside the body, it is surrounded by interstitial fluid. Therefore if that cell breaks, whatever comes out of the cell gets mixed with th ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
53 years experience in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Cause of joint probl: Synovial fluid is analysed when you are looking for causes of joint and musculo skeletal problems especially if you suspect an inflammatory type probl ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajat Jhanjee
19 years experience in Cardiology
Stroke volume: Cardiac output is determined by heart rate and volume of blood pumped by heart in each heartbeat (stroke volume). Increased fluid volume increases th ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Horn
36 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
They self-lubricate: Synovial fluid is made by the membranes in your joints. Lack of fluid is often used as an explanation for arthritis but it is not actually what is hap ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience in Urgent Care
Probably: By blocking central and peripheral dopamine receptors
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Plan: This question should be asked your doctor. In generally- no, if you mean under CSf - spinal fluids leak. But may be you have the same reason for both ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
Bursa's: are tiny fluid filled "sacks" which lie between a tendon and it's insertion to reduce friction of the tendon as it does its job....in the spine these ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Simmons
17 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
Spinal fluid (CSF): Cerebrospinal fluid is produced deep in the brain and then flows down and out around the spinal cord, bathing the brain and cord in protective fluid. ... Read More
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