A 20-year-old female asked:
i've been having headaches, dizzy spells and increased eye pressure. my doctor ordered a brain scan? what may be suspected?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Bruce Saran answered
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually nothing bad: This description is typical of a sinus problem. You could have a new or chronic sinus infection. It could also be due to excess fluid production in the brain called pseudotumor cerebri or idiopathic intracranial hypertension. Mri is standard in the work up. Brain tumor is least likely- a common fear and misconception.
Answered on Mar 25, 2013
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