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I have several m.S. Symptoms, but no lesions on brain mri. . But what does 2 white obligonal bands on spinal fluid mean .. ?

I have several m.S. Symptoms, but no lesions on brain mri.    . But what does 2 white obligonal bands on spinal fluid mean ..       ?

One of diagnostic: Tests. A diagnosis of ms is usually made on the basis of clinical findings, MRI and oligoclonal bands in cerebrospinal fluid. One of the features of ms is recurrent episodes. See this site for more information on this topic. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001747/. ...Read more

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I have been having some MS like symptoms. Mri shows brain stem lesions n fluid on optic nerve sheaths. Could this be ms?

I have been having some MS like symptoms. Mri shows brain stem lesions n fluid on optic nerve sheaths. Could this be ms?

Possible: But typically one sees plaques periventricular, not brainstem. Fluid in optic nerve sheath is not typical. You need to have long conversation with neurologist. ...Read more

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My husband hit his face about a month ago. He has a very watery nasal discharge, but also has allergy symptoms. Should we worry about brain fluid leak?

My husband hit his face about a month ago. He has a very watery nasal discharge, but also has allergy symptoms. Should we worry about brain fluid leak?

Yes: Ask your doctor to check for glucose in his nasal secretion. If positive, then you need to find out where the leak is coming from (most likely from the area of the skull next to the nose). Don't delay. ...Read more

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What does fluid on the brain mean?

What does fluid on the brain mean?

Hydrocephalus: If there seems to be too much cerebrospinal fluid, this might be indicative of an obstruction preventing normal fluid circulation. These situations often respond to a shunting procedure, and worthwhile to seek out a neurosurgeon. ...Read more

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What can cause conditions of fluid on the brain?

What can cause conditions of fluid on the brain?

Hydrocephalus: There are several reasons for hydrocephalus which can be broken down into congenital and acquired conditions. Some examples include aqueductal stenosis, chiari malformation, after a subarachnoid hemorrhage or meningitis, and even as a result of poor CSF reabsorption such as in normal pressure hydrocephalus. I hope this helps and merry christmas! ...Read more

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Do you know about too much spinal fluid on the brain?

Do you know about too much spinal fluid on the brain?

Hydrocephalus: This is the scientific term. I would urge you to read as much as you can about this if it affects you or someone you love. There are many subtypes and causes. ...Read more

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Can fluid on the brain cause brain tumors or kill you?

Can fluid on the brain cause brain tumors or kill you?

No and yes: 'fluid on the brain', or hydrocephalus, is sometimes caused by brain tumors, but is not a cause of such tumors. Hydrocephalus, if untreated, can sometimes be fatal, and otherwise it can cause severe neurological problems. ...Read more

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Are brain rumor symptoms constant?

Are brain rumor symptoms constant?

Not necessarily: If you mean brain tumor, symptoms are not always constant. Seizures caused by brain tumors are intermittent, and headaches may be that way to some extent. ...Read more

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Ventricals larger with more fluid in brain?

????: I'm sorry, would you please repost the question with more information and please be more specific about what question you want answered? ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an unruptured brain anyeurysm?

What are the symptoms of an unruptured brain anyeurysm?

Usually none: Until a rupture occurs, most congenital berry aneurysms are clinically silent. ...Read more

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After studying for a long time, why does my brain feel like it "hurts" or is full of fluid?

After studying for a long time, why does my brain feel like it "hurts" or is full of fluid?

You overdid it!: After studying for a long time, there's no accepted doctor's note to get you out of class or exam if your brain hurts. Perhaps you had too much caffeine to keep you going? Or too much fast food? Salt? Sugar? Fat? More likely you didn't drink enough water, especially to counter the diuretic effect of caffeine. More likely, you need sleep which you didn't get b/c you were studying. ...Read more

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Could fluid on some parts of your brain make you imagine people and objects that arent there?

Hallucinations: Yes, that can happen. Please consult with a neurologist to discuss with your symptoms in detail. ...Read more

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Sometimes i feel fluids that go from the middle of my back to my brain? Like a waterfall. What could it be?

Sometimes i feel  fluids that go from the middle of my back to my brain? Like a waterfall. What could it be?

Strange feelings...: Odd sensations of water flowing can be due to irritation or other effects on nerves and/or on the spinal cord. A primary care doctor can check, and may refer to a neurologist or a physiatrist (physical medicine / rehabilitation doctor) for more evaluation. The doctors will check to see where (which nerves) might be the source of the sensations. ...Read more

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Can your brain make you think you have an illness and you really don't & can it cause the symptoms to happen to your body?

Can your brain make you think you have an illness and you really don't & can it cause the symptoms to happen to your body?

Short answer- Yes: You've described elements of we refer to medically as "SOMATIZATION." This is where a person believes they feel, see, hear, or taste things in altered ways which can mimic or be very similar to disease states otherwise unable to be detected by doctors. They may feel weak, paralyzed, have difficulty speaking, cramped, hot, cold, really anything and yet be without actual verifiable pathology. ...Read more

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Is there a possibillity to be fluid in the brain?

Is there a possibillity  to be fluid in the brain?

COMMENTS: Fluid within and over the brain is normal and called cerebrospinal fluid. If too much accumulates, that may cause hydrocephalus, which may increase intracranial pressure. Am not certain if this is what you are asking, and if not correct, please ask question more specifically. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of inflammation of the brain?

What are the symptoms of inflammation of the brain?

Fever, headache, etc: For example, meningitis, which involves membrane that cover the brain, can cause headache, fever. Encephalitis, which involves brain tissue, can cause drowsiness, confusion, seizure. ...Read more

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What sort of brain symptoms would be helped by an etv? How is an etv done?

What sort of brain symptoms would be helped by an etv? How is an etv done?

Hydrocephalus: Etv is short for endoscopic third ventriculostomy. It is generally done for obstructive hydrocephalus, commonly for aqueductal stenosis. The procedure is done through a frontal burr hole, an endoscope passed through the lateral ventricle, the foramen of monro, and the third ventricle. A thin membrane is opened and CSF can circulate directly from the ventricle into the prepontine cistern. ...Read more

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What are wet brain symptoms?

What are wet brain symptoms?

Thiamine deficiency : Wernicke- korisikoff syndrome from thiamine deficiency usually from severe alcoholism. Ataxia, an irregular gait – wide stance and short step confusion, which often manifests as apathy to external surroundings and low voluntary verbal participation confabulation – telling of events that did not happen, and believing them to be true dementia hallucination – visual, aural or tactile abnormal eye movements. ...Read more

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What are wet brain symptoms?

What are wet brain symptoms?

Wernecke's encephalopathy: Difficulty in acquiring new information or learning new skills change in personality lack of awareness of condition confabulation www.Drug-alcohol.Com/what-is-a-wet-brain. ...Read more