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What kind treatment can somebody get for cerebrospinal fluid otorrhea?

What kind treatment can somebody get for cerebrospinal fluid otorrhea?

CSF otorrhea: The treatment is primarily surgical. In some cases of trauma, however, where the leakage is very light, they might wait to see if spontaneous healing occurs. ...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


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Should I still go to work if I have cerebrospinal fluid otorrhea?

Should I still go to work if I have cerebrospinal fluid otorrhea?

What kind work: Work involving heavy lifting, holding breathe, working in area which takes care of infection should be avoided. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is cerebrospinal fluid otorrhea curable?

Is cerebrospinal fluid otorrhea curable?

Yes: CSF otorrhea is caused by a defect in the bone surrounding the ear and the temporal bone. It can be cured but will require surgery to seal the leak. It is very important to have this taken care of. The risk of a untreated CSF leak is meningitis. ...Read more

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With CSF otorrhea what are my treatment options?

With CSF otorrhea what are my treatment options?

Neurosurgery: See a neurosurgeon there is a high risk of meningitis if the diagnosis is correct. ...Read more

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I know some people are more likely to get cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea than others. Which ones?

Trauma or other: CSF rhinorrhea can occur spontaneously or from trauma or tumor or other cause. There is thinning of the bones in the anterior inferior region of the skull causing spinal fluid to leak into the sinus cavity. You can't prevent it and you can't predict it. ...Read more

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Who would need a cerebrospinal fluid fungal culture?

Who would   need a cerebrospinal fluid fungal culture?

Meningitis: It's usually someone who might have cryptococcal meningitis. However, there are other forms of fungal meningitis, such as histoplasmosis and coccidioidomycosis, that can also be detected with a fungal culture. Fungal cultures are often sent routinely after a spinal tap, because it's easier to send the culture than to go back and repeat the procedure if you decide you need it later. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have cerebrospinal fluid leak?

Cerebrospinal fluid: A CSF leak is usually manifested by a salty taste in the back of throat or a watery discharge from the nose not related to a cold or infection ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a cerebrospinal fluid leak?

Talk to your doctor.: A CSF leak can be manifested in various ways. Typically, patients will complain of a postural headache (headache that worsens with standing, improves with lying down). Sometimes, clear fluid can be seen dripping from one's nose or they can taste a salty fluid in the back of their throat. Sometimes, nausea and/or double vision can develop. A CSF leak can place you at risk for meningitis. ...Read more

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What is the purpose for retrieving cerebrospinal fluid and bone marrow and the functions.

See below: I think the doctors think there is a problem that involves the blood system you should know within a week or so the results of these tests. ...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