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What Symptoms Usually Go Along With Elevated Brain Pressure
All persons have pressure in their brain fluid that can vary with position, respiration, bearing down, cough, etc. However, if the fluid pressure is very high, it can cause pressure on structures in and around the brain. The most sensitive test is the spinal tap with pressure monitor that can measure in mm of mercury or cm of water. For high pressures the ...Read more
Bad, bad, bad: Elevated intracranial pressure causes many difficulties in addition to permanent changes to the optic nerves, loss of vision, enlargement of the ventricles of the brain, and potentially brain damage if not corrected. The brain is a very delicate structure and should be treated very delicately. Make sure you are getting proper treatment and vigilant followup. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Similar: Brain tumors can cause an increase in intracranial pressure but there are other things that can cause this. Increased intracranial pressure is just the pressure inside of the skull. This pressure can be increased by tumors but also by injury, bleeding, swelling and fluid blockages. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a small benign brain tumor on cerebellum cause nerves to be inflamed without causing raised intracranial pressure?
Above normal: All persons have pressure in their brain fluid that can vary with position, respiration, bearing down, cough, etc. However, if the fluid pressure is very high, it can cause pressure on structures in and around the brain. The most sensitive test is the spinal tap with pressure monitor that can measure in mm of mercury or cm of water. For high pressures the cause determines the treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Reduce it!: True rise in intra cranial pressure is serious it is evidenced by headache, nausea and vomiting , swelling of the optic discs and sometimes altered mental status. There is a relatively benign condition called benign intracranial hypertension ( otherwise known as psuedotumor cerebri) with different causes that is relieved by taking cerebrospinal fluid through a lumbar puncture. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible reason for a person with raised intracranial pressure complains of neck pain getting relieved by tilting head?
Are there symptoms of gynorrea in brain?I have burning pressure and pain in head and 99% sure I have gynorrea
No, none: I'm sorry you have those sensations and hope you can find the cause and/or relief - but it is not related to gonorrhea. Here's info: http://www.std-gov.org/stds/gonorrhea.htm read it and seek an exam and test at a clinic or Dr. If you have it, it can be treated and all partners should be too! ...Read more
Headaches: The headaches from brain tumors are caused by the increased intracranial pressure. ...Read more
High blood pressure: High blood pressure is usually asymptomatic, but so are brain tumors often. When a brain tumor presents with symptoms, it would usually be headache or neurologic change. High blood pressure would usually present with a stroke or tia, these can be similar symptoms to a brain tumor but generally are distinct. ...Read more
23yo female so scared i have a brain tumor just have a feeling of pressure at the top and side of my head. Doesnt get any worse no other symptoms?
Relax, see dr.: Brain tumors in your age group are not common. If the headache goes away with paracetamol and there are no neural symptoms like confusion, weakness, numbness, double vision, the headache is worse in the afternoon, and no nausea and vomiting, you can relax. Make an appointment with your doctor for a neurological exam and ask if you may need other tests done.Sometimes sertralene can cause headaches. ...Read more
What are symptoms of intercranial brain pressure? How can I relieve the slight pressure in my head from holding a sneeze? Pressure has lasted 1 wk.
Doubt you possess: If you do indeed have increased intracranial pressure, you will experience headache, nausea, vomiting, blurring and/or doubling of vision, associated with increased blood pressure, and slowing of pulse. All of this could be progressive, but if chronic, such as pseudo tumor cerebri, may periodically lose vision, obscurational spells. ...Read more
Non-specific: A pressure sensation around the eyes and brow is very common and can be caused by anything from a sinus infection to eyestrain from reading. The wet leakage symptom is more unusual. It would be reasonable to see your regular primary care doctor first to look for and treat more common problems initially. ...Read more
For 10 days I've had headaches and pressure on the right side of my head. I don't have any neurological symptoms to my knowledge. Is it a brain tum?
Odds are no.: Headaches are very very common. Brain tumors are very very uncommon. So, if you have a headache the odds are that a brain tumor is not causing the headache. However, headaches are one of the most common presenting symptoms of brain tumor. Therefore, if you have a brain tumor, the odds are that you will have a headache. ...Read more
Slight pressure in head, especially when active, periodic has, malaise.Dr ran blood tests/waiting.Sound like brain tumor/clot? No other symptoms.
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