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What symptoms usually go along with elevated brain pressure?

What symptoms usually go along with elevated brain pressure?

Headache: The first symptom is typically headache, but alteration in consciousness can follow quickly depending on the cause and severity. ...Read more

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Raised Intracranial Pressure (Definition)

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


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What symptoms typically go along with elevated eye pressure?

What symptoms typically go along with elevated eye pressure?

Few: Unfortunately most cases of elevated eye pressure are from a gradual increase in the pressure which cannot be felt. An ophthalmologist can measure this. A far less common elevation, acute glaucoma, cause pain and vision loss quickly. If untreated, the major symptoms is vision loss but this takes a while in the usual case. Have your eyes checked regularly by your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What symptoms typically go along with chronic high blood pressure?

What symptoms typically go along with chronic high blood pressure?

There are none: Hypertension (high blood pressure) typically has no symptoms. This is one of the things that makes it hard to treat. We treat hypertension to prevent strokes, heart and kidney disease. It is frequently involved in diabetes and obesity. People with obstructive sleep apnea often have high blood pressure. While it is associated with all of these diseases, it has no symptoms of its own. ...Read more

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What symptoms usually go along with kidney cancer?

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What symptoms usually go along with kidney cancer?

Usually none...: The classic triad of abdominal pain, hematuria, and palpable mass are very rarely seen these days. Most cases of kidney cancer are incidentally found during imaging for other issues. ...Read more

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What symptoms typically go along with hyperparathyroidism?

What symptoms typically go along with hyperparathyroidism?

Polyuria, stones: Hyperparathyroidism is primary if the gland overproduces on its own, secondary if the cause is hypocalcemia, usually induced by kidney dz. The symptoms can be mild with mild ca increase . The most commom complaint in primary is increased urination, and kidney stones with the complaint of pain. Secondary hyperparathyroidism is part of renal failure and is blamed for the itching with that dz. ...Read more

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Have pressure in head /comes and goes with fluctuating headache. Doc ran blood tests/pending. Im scared of brain tumor/clot. No other sx. Thoughts?

Have pressure  in head /comes and goes with fluctuating headache. Doc ran blood tests/pending. Im scared of brain tumor/clot. No other sx. Thoughts?

Need MRI: I would advise getting an MRI of your brain. And tell those results come back you will not know what you have exactly. If your symptoms persist you should see your primary healthcare provider about additional testing and follow up. ...Read more

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What symptoms typically go along with narcolepsy?

What symptoms typically go along with narcolepsy?

Excessive sleepiness: The main symptom of narcolepsy is excessive sleepiness. Other symptoms may include sleep paralysis (waking up from sleep paralyzed, unable to move), hypnagogic hallucinations (vivid dreams while falling asleep but not yet asleep or while waking up but no longer asleep), and cataplexy (loss of muscle strength on both sides of the body for a few seconds or minutes during emotions such as laughter). ...Read more

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What symptoms usually go along with diabetic nephropathy?

What symptoms usually go along with diabetic nephropathy?

Usually none: This term generally refers to excessive amount of protein leaking out into the urine. It is detected by urine tests, in combination with blood testing. In severe cases, in part, you may have edema (swelling). ...Read more

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What would cause visual disturbance during intense exercise? It seems to coincide with high blood pressure as the blurring throbs with each pulse.

What would cause visual disturbance during intense exercise? It seems to coincide with high blood pressure as the blurring throbs with each pulse.

Blurry vision: There are several reasons that you might have visual blurring with exercise.Examples would be: low blood pressure or glaucoma. A visit to your doctor would be indicated to find out if it's nothing serious or something to be treated. ...Read more

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Reading up on sign and symptoms of high blood pressure. Can you say more?

Reading up on sign and symptoms of high blood pressure. Can you say more?

Hypertension: Htn is called the "silent killer" for a reason meaning symptoms frequently occur late if at all. Talk to your physician & get screened. Preventive techniques include maintaining an ideal body weight, exercising regularly & moderating alcohol consumption. ...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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My BP shoots up to 180's/90's suddenly + I have stroke-like symptoms but no stroke. What can be the cause of BP shooting up for no apparent reason?

My BP shoots up to 180's/90's suddenly + I have stroke-like symptoms but no stroke. What can be the cause of BP shooting up for no apparent reason?

Many causes: BP spikes may occur in some patients with no additional disease present. On occasion, the sudden peaks may be caused by renal artery stenosis or pheochromocytoma. Check with your primary md. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of low blood pressure ? Does it include psychosis and depression too ?

What are the symptoms of low blood pressure ? Does it include psychosis and depression too ?

Not directly: Low BP symptoms are light headed ness, weakness, fainting spells, possible high heart rate. Certain conditions like Addison's disease, shy-drawer dysautonomia are a couple causes. Low cortisol, abnormal responses to gravity are explanations. They are not directly connected to psychosis, mood disorders. However, some people w/Addison's can be depressed,from low cortisol affecting the brain ...Read more

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Can high blood pressure and brain tumours have the same symptoms?

Can high blood pressure and brain tumours have the same symptoms?

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

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When someone has brain tumor, does the dizziness usually come with severe symptoms? Or is it usually without other symptoms.

When someone has brain tumor, does the dizziness usually come with severe symptoms? Or is it usually without other symptoms.

Hmm...: Depending on the site in the brain where a potential tumor is... The symptoms can be varied... Often, most tumor are discovered because symptoms are persistent. Dizziness is very non-specific... Vertigo would be more specific. When someone is taking Claritin (loratadine) and sudafed, they can get dizzy ...Read more

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What symptoms typically go along with diabetic neuropathy?

What symptoms typically go along with diabetic neuropathy?

Numbnessvand tinglin: Diabetic neuropathy usually affects the feet first and then the hands. It starts with sensory changes such as numbness or tingling in the toes. At first these symptoms come and go, but then they become constant. Over a long period of time, the person may experience such a loss of sensation that he might not feel how tight his shoes are, know whether the bath water is hot or cold, or whether or not. ...Read more

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