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Gm Csf (Overview)

GM-CSF is a blood and coagulation agent.


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What are the symptoms for csf?

What are the symptoms for csf?

CSF: CSF is fluid around your brain and spinal cord. What do you really want to ask? ...Read more

Gm Csf (Overview)

GM-CSF is a blood and coagulation agent.


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What exactly is CSF rhinorrhea?

What exactly is CSF rhinorrhea?

A leaky brain : A CSF rhinorrhea occurs if there is an opening of the brain covering (dura) & the thin bone separating the nose from the base of the brain. This allows the sppinal fluid to leak into the nose.It is significant in revealing an open portal for nasal germs to get into the opening and cause repeated episodes of meningitis. ...Read more

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Is ejaculation safe with a CSF leak?

Csf leak: In the setting of CSF leak, you want to avoid anything that can increase the intracranial pressure like coughing, sneezing, and ejaculation. ...Read more

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How dangerous is a spinal tap for CSF fluid? Does the spine miss it?

How dangerous is a spinal tap for CSF fluid? Does the spine miss it?

Not very dangerous : Performed very safely. At times it's performed with the aid of an imaging machine, but ordinarily in a treatment room. The spinal nerves are missed. Ocassionally a person may experience discomfort, paresthesias, nausea and a post spinal tap headache. ...Read more

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I did a brain CT & it showed a frontal CSF hygromas & frontal arachnoid cyst. How serious are these findings I'm suffering from confusion, headaches ?

I did a brain CT & it showed a frontal CSF hygromas & frontal arachnoid cyst.  How serious are these findings I'm suffering from confusion, headaches ?

Hygromas: Hygromas associated with confusion and headaches are usually caused by metabolic or toxic problems in the body. Trauma is less likely. Once the problem is corrected then the hygromas resolve spontaneously. Surgery to drain the hygromas is rare unless there is associated subdural bleeding due to a fall from the confusion or encephalopathy. Discuss these findings with a neurosurgeon. ...Read more

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New intermittent 1-sided (rt) perineal numbness. Have ddd, cont CSF leak after (rt) l4/5 microdiscectomy & return of herniation. Can this be related?

New intermittent 1-sided (rt) perineal numbness. Have ddd, cont CSF leak after (rt) l4/5 microdiscectomy & return of herniation.  Can this be related?

Potentially: Potentially, and i would encourage you to let your surgeon know immediately. There is a condition known as cauda equina syndrome in which severe pressure on the nerve canal can cause perineal numbness and can lead to loss of control of the bowel and bladder. You should be checked. Thank you. ...Read more

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Ventricular system and extra ventricular CSF spaces show mild prominence, suggestive of mild cerebral atrophy. Patient can't walk. Age 26 years male.?

See another cause: Men in their twenties may have mild cerebral atrophy from alcohol abuse, schizophrenia, birth injury, some other cause, or an overread by a radiologist. None of these will stop him from walking. Look for another explanation. ...Read more

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Had a runny nose mix with mucus and tear drops dripping out of 1 nostril for about month now. Had sinus surgery 8 months ago. Could it be CSF leak?

Had a runny nose mix with mucus and tear drops dripping out of 1 nostril for about month now. Had sinus surgery 8 months ago. Could it be CSF leak?

Seriously doubt it!: Your symptoms sound more like basic, run of the mill rhinorrhea - likely caused by allergies or viral illness. Let the ENT who did your surgery know your concerns and symptoms. They can examine you, help determine cause, and provide treatment to get you some relief. ...Read more

Cerebrospinal Fluid (Definition)

The fluid that bathes the brain and spinal cord provides an exchange pathway and balancing system for brain and spinal cord metabolism, besides a cushioning system for routine impacts of our ...Read more


Csf (Definition)

Cerebrospinal fluid is the clear colorless fluid produced in the choroid plexus in the brain, and acts as a cushion or a buffer for the ...Read more