A 39-year-old member asked:
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is it possible for a person with pseudotumor cerebri to have kids and not go blind?

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Dr. Yale Kanter
61 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: The simple answer is yes so long as the pregnancy is uncomplicated.
Answered on Oct 19, 2012
Dr. Howard Pomeranz
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Pseudotumor cerebri: Yes, it is possible if you are monitored very closely by your ophthalmologist during your pregnancy.
Answered on Oct 20, 2012
Dr. Carla Enriquez
50 years experience Pediatrics
Find cause : You'll be fine, but there needs to be a determination of causation for the pseudotumor. Most often it is drug related. The two most common reasons are overdose of vitamin a and use of tetracycline antibiotics. Since it is usually caused by a drug reaction, once its cleared, pregnancy is safe.
Answered on Sep 23, 2019

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