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Can bilateral mydriasis indicate increased intracranial pressure? Both my pupils react evenly, but my doctor was still surprised at this.

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Dr. Richard Wieder
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In brief: Mydriasis

Or pupil dilation is quite common in younger people.
They tend to have naturally larger pupils. As long as they are equal and both react well, then this is totally normal. On the other hand, an increase in intracranial pressure can cause one or both pupils to dilate but typically they don't react well in this situation.

In brief: Mydriasis

Or pupil dilation is quite common in younger people.
They tend to have naturally larger pupils. As long as they are equal and both react well, then this is totally normal. On the other hand, an increase in intracranial pressure can cause one or both pupils to dilate but typically they don't react well in this situation.
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