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What are the symptoms of increased intracranial pressure?

What are the symptoms of increased intracranial pressure?

Intracranial pressur: Individual with increased intracranial pressure usually complain of headaches and may have vomiting, blurred vision, and horizontal diplopia. The headaches are diffuse, worse at night, and often aggravated by sudden movement. Less common complaints include irritability, transitory visual obscurations, dizziness, and tinnitus. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of mild increased intracranial pressure?

What are the symptoms of mild  increased intracranial pressure?

Mild????: There may be no symptoms of mild increased intracranial pressure. And how do you know it is mild? I'm not sure what mild increased intracranial pressure is because increased pressure is increased pressure. Increased pressure is not good. Symptoms may be headache, visual loss, dizziness, weakness, delerium, confusion, and many others. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of high intracranial pressure?

What are symptoms of high intracranial pressure?

Varied: In the non-trauma situation, symptoms of increased intracranial pressure include headache, nausea/vomiting, blurred or double vision, depressed level of consciousness. In the acute trauma situation or in cases of hemmorrhagic stroke, high intracranial pressure can lead to coma, high blood pressure and low heart rate. ...Read more

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Symptoms of high blood pressure?

Symptoms of high blood pressure?

Sx of HBP: usually there are none. That is the reason I if called the silent killer. ...Read more

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Could brain tumors always cause increased intracranial pressure?

Could brain tumors always cause increased intracranial pressure?

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

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Whats increased intracranial pressure?

Above 15 cm H2O: Normal intracranial pressure is 5-15 cm h2o. Anything above that is increased. ...Read more

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Can people w/o hydrocephalus have CSF pressure increase or headaches caused by intracranial pressure?

Can people w/o hydrocephalus have CSF pressure increase or headaches caused by intracranial pressure?

Yes: The condition is called "pseudotumor cerebri" or "benign intracranial hypertension". It occurs most commonly in females between 20 and 40, especially in the overweight or obese. The definitive test is a spinal tap with direct measurement of the fluid pressure. ...Read more

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Is neck and back pain possible signs of increased intracranial pressure?

Is neck and back pain possible signs of increased intracranial pressure?

No it is not: No by itself nack and back pain does not indicate or raises suspicion of increased intracranial pressure just inquisitive why did you ask this question? ...Read more

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Can high intra cranial pressure cause neurological symptoms?

Intracranial pressur: Increased intracranial pressure, particularly high pressures of greater than 20 can clearly caused neurological symptoms and if high enough can be life threatening. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of chronic high blood pressure?

What are the symptoms of chronic high blood pressure?

May be none: Uncomplicated high blood pressure is often asymptomatic. There may be vague symptoms of headache and if the blood pressure becomes too high, changes in mental status. Most of the symptoms arise from the complications, e.g., heart failure, myocardial infarction, renal failure, stroke, peripheral vascular disease etc. ...Read more

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Is projectile vomiting associated with increased intracranial pressure?

Is projectile vomiting associated with increased intracranial pressure?

Projectile vomiting: Yes, projectile vomiting can be associated with increased intracanial pressure, in addition to bad headache, some blurring of vision, etc. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of high blood pressure?

What are symptoms of high blood pressure?

May be nothing until: For many years, hypertension is unknown as a silent killer..Because it typically does not have easily recognizable symptoms until late..Such as severe headaches, strokes, heart attacks etc..Chronic hypertension is known to cause atherosclerosis, increases risk of heart attacks/strokes etc..Thus recommended to be treated adequately. So, don't wait for symptoms. Consult your doc early. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are early signs of intracranial pressure?

What are early signs of intracranial pressure?

Headache: Elevation of intracranial pressure will cause headache, nausea, vomiting, drowsiness and, in severe cases, coma and death. Early signs are usually headaches. ...Read more

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Why the increasing in the intracranial pressure causing bradycardia?

Why the increasing in the intracranial pressure causing bradycardia?

Parasympathetic resp: Part Cushing Triad/reflex: Caused by the increased intracranial pressure (ICP) that initially increases heart rate and cardiac output to improve cerebral ischemia but then the aortic barorreceoptors detect it and trigger a parasympathetic response via the Vagus nerve (second phase of Cushing response). Direct distortion of the Vagus by elevated ICP can also trigger bradycardia directly. ...Read more

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Why the increasing in the intracranial pressure causing bradycardia?

Why the increasing in the intracranial pressure causing bradycardia?

Pressure on brainste: Increased intracranial pressure if high enough, will cause pressure on the brain stem, which controls heart rate. ...Read more

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At what level of blood pressure would cause headache vision symptoms?

At what level of blood pressure would cause headache vision symptoms?

It's relative.: Even if the blood pressure is normal or mildly elevated, these symptoms can occur if there are other risk factors like diabetes, high lipids etc. God bkess u! http://www.webmd.com/migraines-headaches/ http://www.M.Webmd.Com/a-to-z-guides/high-blood-pressure-treatment-directory. http://www.m.webmd.com/depression/default.htm. ...Read more

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The first indicator of increasing intracranial pressure is..?

The first indicator of increasing intracranial pressure is..?

HA & papilledema: Headache, and papilledema or elevated edematous optic nerve are the first signs of increased intracranial pressure. 95% of cases are pseudo-tumor cerebri or idiopathic intracranial hypertension, or "glaucoma of brain" same medication treats it. If in doubt we get the neurosurgeon to do a spinal tap. Real tumors are rare and usually have local signs, like dr. Chen has mentioned. ...Read more

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