A 18-year-old female asked:
Disclaimer

this weak i was diagnosed with idiopathic intracranial hypertension. i was just wondering if u can die from this ? if so how many people die from it l

1 doctor answer
Dr. Ayman Omar
Specializes in Neurology
Not commonly: If untreated can cause blindness but death is uncommon especially if treated. There are medication options as well as potential surgery.
Answered on Oct 22, 2016

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Cranial hypertension: Read this : http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/idiopathic_intracranial_hypertension.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Maybe. See your doct: See your doctor or a neurologist or neurosurgeon. Increased intracranial pressure can cause symptoms with poor balance, walking problems, ataxia, etc ... Read More
4
4 thanks
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Forshing Lui
42 years experience Neurology
Pseudotumor: Idiopathic intracranial hypertension is associated with obesity, use of some medications and cerebral venous sinus thrombosis. Lupus usually does not ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
38 years experience Neurology
High BP: You are correct, the 117 is high. However, a number of factors contribute to bp, and pain is one of them. When you are suffering with pain, especially ... Read More
5
5 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month