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Why Does Increased Intracranial Pressure Cause Projectile Vomiting
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No it does not: Increase intracranial Pressure is the increase pressure inside the skull and thereby in the cerebrospinal fluid and brain itself. But it is not caused by Systemic Hypertension ...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
What happens if icp (intracranial pressure) increases, then does loc (level of consciousness) decreases?
If person has pulsatile dimming vision and dizzy when standing, that mean dehydration?
Can Dehydration cause severe fatigue and 10/10 headache?
Dehydration: Why do you think you are dehydrated? Were you deprived of fluid? Did you have excessive urination and/or diarrhea causing water loss? Your symptoms sound severe enough for you to go to an ER for a diagnosis and treatment and I would advise you to have someone drive you there or call 911 to have EMT's see you and take you to an ER urgently. Good luck ...Read more
no not related: Empty sella is a normal variation of the sella. It is thought to be from CSF pulsation but this is not related to htn. ...Read more
Do TCAs cause increased adrenaline, in turn vasoconstriction and increased blood pressure? Could this increase angina symptoms, cause ED?
More Info please: We need more information...What do you mean by "TCA"? Dr Z ...Read more
Can people w/o hydrocephalus have CSF pressure increase or headaches caused by intracranial pressure?
What might cause the following symptoms: headaches, high blood pressure, flank pain, and excessive thirst.?
Does high BP cause hypoventillation (i.E: why does stimuation of the arterial baroreceptors cause a decreased breathing rate)?
Yes, indeed. Get Rx : Branch and central vein occlusion are a known cause of blurred vision in hypertensive patients. Early treatment of both the hypertension and the vein occlusion is essential because damage to the retina can be irreversible if ignored. Early treatment with growth factor inhibitors and steroids can restore vision. Other types of damage can occur to the retina with chronic high blood pressure. ...Read more
Doesn't : It usually doesn't. If you have thumping, you may be hearing your arterial pulse. This isn't as rare as it may seem, since the carotid artery anatomically traverses the bone that houses your inner ear. If your hearing thru air is reduced (by a cold, let's say), then the conduction thru bone is augmented. ...Read more
Sore: Could mean several things. Best to consult your pcp for workup. ...Read more
How often?: Vomiting is more likely to cause tooth erosions than cavities, although long term persistent vomiting will certainly contribute to tooth destruction and combined with poor oral hygiene and foods high in sugar content help speed the formation of cavities. An occasional episode of vomiting, especially if you thoroughly rinse out right afterwards, will have little detrimental effects. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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