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Intracranial Pressure Causes Nose Bleeds
Possible reason for a person with raised intracranial pressure complains of neck pain getting relieved by tilting head?
I had a 1.3cm pineal cyst found in may. Lately had funny visual symptoms and head pressure. An opthamologist said the back of my eye looked normal. Does that rule out increased intracranial pressure?
Please encourage: Him to seek medical evaluation for this constellation of symptoms. ...Read more
My husband is 20 and has been having random nose bleeds for about 1 year. He had his blood pressure checked always low? Could this still be the cause
No: Nosebleeds caused by high blood pressure is a myth. He should have his nose examined for polyps, ulcers, or erosions and he should have a blood sample obtained to check his platelets and clotting but most likely, it dry forced heat air causing his nasal mucosa to dry out and crack. A humidifier may be all he needs! ...Read more
I don't ever get nose bleeds and all of a sudden my left side of my nose starts bleeding? What could of caused this?
Nose bleeding: The most common reason is trauma. Other reasons are allergies causing dryness in you nose, making it is for bleeding. Using humfier and applying neosporine to the inside of your nose will help ...Read more
What causes nose bleeds? I was just sitting and suddenly my nose was pouring blood for about 10mins. As im writing this im still bleeding..
Well...: There are many causes, ANd I suggest you go to the ER now! ...Read more
Can your nose heal from picking it? Nosebleeds are annoying! Can heat or being sick cause your nose to bleed as well? What'a the best way to stop it?
My migraine caused my nose to bleed. If I am to get a nose bleed my nose bleeds from the front but today It bleed from the back.?
Nosebleeds: One way to avoid nose bleeds is to use nasal saline, a sterile salt water solution, frequently. It keeps the mucous membranes in the nose moistened and can keep you from getting nose bleeds. If you get them frequently you might want to see an ENT physician. Sometimes they can treat the vessels in the nose so that they do not bleed. ...Read more
ICP: Cerebral tumor, hydrocepahlus, intracranial bleed.Get a more detailed answer ›
Generally no: HR has a reflexive response to BP and not ICP. The intracranial space is somewhat self-contained in that it consists of blood, CSF, and the brain. An expansion of one (as in increased ICP) is compensated by reduction in another. If compensation is insufficient, ICP rises and if chronic, leads to dec cerebral blood flow and may lead to herniation. You may see HR and BP changes during chronic phase. ...Read more
Increased ICP: Intracranial pressure (ICP) is the pressure inside the skull and thus in the brain tissue and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF).ICP is normally 7–15 mm Hg; at 20–25 mm Hg, the upper limit of normal, treatment to reduce ICP may be needed. Various causes of increased ICP usually blockages of CSF flow include tumor, overproduction of CSF, decreased absorption, trauma with brain swelling or mass hematoma. ...Read more
It depends on size: There is limited space inside the skull. So any space occupying lesion causes rise in intracranial pressure once it gets to a size above 1 or 2 cms. ...Read more
Not sure: Increased pressure in the brain/skull is often associated with vomiting. We don't know exactly how the pressure triggers the vomiting center in the brainstem, it just does. Since sudden onset of headache and vomiting can be a sign of a serious condition see you doctor immediately. This is especially true if the vomiting occurs during the night while sleeping. ...Read more
Headaches: The headaches from brain tumors are caused by the increased intracranial pressure. ...Read more
May or may not:
Fludrocortisone is mineralocortcoid helps body to retain sodium. It depends why one is taking this drud, if one has salt retaining hormone deficiency like addison disease and is taking right dose then no side effects.
Excess of it can cause high blood pressure bu not increas intracranial pressure. This drug is also used for orthodtatic low blood pressure. In summary it can cause high blood press. ...Read more
Can people w/o hydrocephalus have CSF pressure increase or headaches caused by intracranial pressure?
My brother (35) has started getting uncontrolled nose bleeds. Been to hospital to stop bleeding. Any idea of causes? Blood pressure 145/85
Anatomical defect: Probably a superficial blood vessel close to surface of air passage way in the nasal mucosa. Less likely some bleeding defect in the bloodstream. He should go get it checked out... ...Read more
Nose bleeds in sleep. Recently bloody tears, red eyes, bleeding ears, coughing up blood. Not mass amounts but still noticeable. What could cause this?
SEE MD NOW!: Unexplained bleeding from multiple places could mean that your body's natural blood clotting ability has failed. That is very serious and possibly fatal. See a health provider today! ...Read more
Various types: Osteoid osteomas are famously painful. There are new ways of treating them with focused energy. A common osteoma involving the skull may block the outlet to a nasal sinus and cause pain in this way. Don't forget that there are other possibilities. If you have increased intracranial pressure, be sure an explanation is found -- the mere concurrent presence of an osteoma proves little. ...Read more
Can a small benign brain tumor on cerebellum cause nerves to be inflamed without causing raised intracranial pressure?
Had nose bleeds since using e cigarettes (vaper) stopped using last night had nose bleed lightly today nothing bad will this stop? No longer using vap
Epistaxis: Great decision to stop using e-cig. You're doing yourself a great favor. As for your nose bleeds (epistaxis), as long as they stop, you're most likely fine. But it's still a good idea for your Family Doc or even ENT to take a peek up there to make sure nothing else is going on. In meantime, use spare non-vaping time to eat right, exercise regularly & get enough sleep. Wrap it up each & every time. ...Read more
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