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Ptc other than diamox/lasix/topamax and vp/lp shunts what other treatment options are available? I have no quality of life and seek another opinion.

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In brief: Botox

Ask your doctor about trying Botox - while it will not relieve intracranial pressure but it may improve your headaches.
The advantages of Botox are long duration of effect (3 months), ease of administration, and safety and the only disadvantage is its cost.

In brief: Botox

Ask your doctor about trying Botox - while it will not relieve intracranial pressure but it may improve your headaches.
The advantages of Botox are long duration of effect (3 months), ease of administration, and safety and the only disadvantage is its cost.
Dr. Alexander Mauskop
Dr. Alexander Mauskop
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Dr. Reza Karimi
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Weight loss

If you are referring the pseudotumor cerebri, you listed most of the mainstays of treatment already.
One very important therapy for this disease you did not mention is weight loss.

In brief: Weight loss

If you are referring the pseudotumor cerebri, you listed most of the mainstays of treatment already.
One very important therapy for this disease you did not mention is weight loss.
Dr. Reza Karimi
Dr. Reza Karimi
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In brief: Weight loss

If the person is overweight (and most are), one of the most effective, albeit difficult treatments for pseudotumor cerebri is weight loss.
If the condition is severe and causes severe headaches and visual loss, it may be even worthwhile to explore bariatric surgery.

In brief: Weight loss

If the person is overweight (and most are), one of the most effective, albeit difficult treatments for pseudotumor cerebri is weight loss.
If the condition is severe and causes severe headaches and visual loss, it may be even worthwhile to explore bariatric surgery.
Dr. Alexander Mauskop
Dr. Alexander Mauskop
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