2 doctors weighed in:
What symptoms usually go along with elevated brain pressure?
2 doctors weighed in

Dr. Dennis Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
In brief: Headache
The first symptom is typically headache, but alteration in consciousness can follow quickly depending on the cause and severity.

In brief: Headache
The first symptom is typically headache, but alteration in consciousness can follow quickly depending on the cause and severity.
Dr. Dennis Clifford
Dr. Dennis Clifford
Thank
Dr. Rashed Hasan
Pediatrics - Critical Care
In brief: High brain pressure
The characteristic symptoms of increased pressure within the skull are headaches that get worse at night and/or wakes up the patient from sleep.
Often there is vomiting associated. Headaches also get worse with sneezing, coughing and bearing down. Some patients may only have vomiting. A heartache that wakes up the patient early in the morning and is followed by vomiting is worrisome.

In brief: High brain pressure
The characteristic symptoms of increased pressure within the skull are headaches that get worse at night and/or wakes up the patient from sleep.
Often there is vomiting associated. Headaches also get worse with sneezing, coughing and bearing down. Some patients may only have vomiting. A heartache that wakes up the patient early in the morning and is followed by vomiting is worrisome.
Dr. Rashed Hasan
Dr. Rashed Hasan
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Board Certified, Neurology
48 years in practice
55M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors