A 37-year-old member asked:
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saw doctor's notes about papilledema or something, is that serious?

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Dr. Howard Pomeranz
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Papilledema : Papilledema is a serious condition where the optic nerves are swollen due to high spinal fluid pressure in the brain. If untreated can lead to vision loss. Work-up includes at CT or MRI scan of the brain and a spinal tap.
Answered on Jun 23, 2014
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Can be: But if someone found it in your eyes, they should be working it up.
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