... Without contrast - two small areas of chronic ischemia within the pons and a few areas of bright signal in the periventricular region representing degenerative process in an aging brain.
A few days later I had another MRI with contrast and it showed - small areas of bright signal seen in the pons are no longer demonstrable and the bright signal are also not seen.
I don't... (0 replies)
... Hi my name is Owen aim 53 years of age and live in Kent uk I've been under the mental health team for 7 months and recently had a MRI brain scan which found white lesions in the white matter my neurologist diagnosed me with white matter disease of which I've never heard of Ian suffering from cognative loss pins needles in my head eyes muscle spasms and muscle stiffness loss of... (0 replies)
... Good luck. I hope if you need to have a shunt placed, it goes well and you won't have any complications. I had an ETV done last October and it had made a huge difference. (4 replies)
... It was approved and I went to see my neurosurgeon yesterday. He thinks i have high pressure in my spinal fluid so he wants to do a lumbar puncture before he thinks about putting a shunt in. (4 replies)
... Hi to you all! I'm Diane in I've been lurking for awhile & am impressed with the good advice you guys give. In 1966, when I was 13, I had encephalitis, which caused a balance & sensation issue that causes me to use a cane (after the first 10 yrs in a wheelchair). Now, because of my uneven gait, I've developed sciatica in my hips. My husband was in a bad auto accident in 1983,... (2 replies)
... s it has been 3 weeks of the pain not getting better or worse I'm almost positive I'll still have it by then. On a side note, in the past my headaches were in my brain and would be a constant pain for a few hours, and would only come ones a month or so. ... (1 replies)
... Oh my god. I feel like I have stumbled across an epidemic that no one else knows about. I keep finding people that have very similar overlapping sets of symptoms -similar to my own. It seems like everyone thinks it's something different, or focuses on one symptom over another, and maybe they are all caused by different things, but there are some weird coincidences.
For... (3 replies)
... One more symptom I am have would be a sensation of pressure on the bridge of my nose/ center of my forehead. This feeling didn't start till 2 months after the episode at work and was the reason for the MRI because I assumed brain or sinus cancer/rumors (3 replies)
... at a loss...I have NOT gotten worse but not one bit better. I just feel as if I had a moment when I got the flu and with it going away overnight it took half my brain cells. Can anyone please shed light? ... (3 replies)
... Is it possible, for example, to rule out serious problems like brain tumor by knowing that I do not have some very specific symptoms, which occur only in the presence of tumors? ... (4 replies)
... as a reaction to unexpected or intense sounds, colors or lights, a sensation of a wave, passing trough my brain emerges. I can't really explain it, but it's like something "switching" in my brain. ... (4 replies)
... I am having a lot of the same issues and then some, but my problem is post concussion syndrome. Did you hit your head? Even a small bump to the head can cause problems. If that is the case I would suggest seeing a neuropsycologist for an evaluation and further recommendations. Please excuse spelling and grammar still not right with me. I hope you both feel better. I am over... (3 replies)
I have hydrocephalus too, and this is a life threatening condition. Personally, I would get the MRI and fight the insurance company tooth and nail, later. Good luck, especially if you need to have surgery. (4 replies)
... Have you called your insurance carrier to see why the MRI was denied? Perhaps you can appeal the decision. (4 replies)
... I recently (Dec. 2013) found out that I have hydrocephalus and my medical records says that I had it since I was 3. I've complained about headaches most of my life but they were always put off and I was always prescribed ibuprofen. The way I found out I had hydrocephalus, I was having tingling and weird feeling in my left hand. I work in a kitchen so everything I picked up... (4 replies)
... I think you should get a complete neurological exam, MRI or lumbar puncture. If those test come back negative it could be somatisation. (4 replies)
... Hi there, I've read your post and I've also had similar symptoms, I've had, the only way I can describe it, as ice pick headaches, small sharp pains that would last a couple of seconds and they'd be all over my head. Like you I'm terrified and I literally thought I had a tumour or something but I don't have any of the symptoms, the only thing is I noticed the other day that my... (1 replies)
... I also hope I've posted this in the right location. Headaches and blurry vision seem to be a brain problem. I'd appreciate any help or advice. The people I know are treating it like it's not a big deal, but it feels like one to me. ... (0 replies)
... The neuro just said it sounded viral and rxed prednisone. The just called to let me know the brain mri was normal. ... (6 replies)
... You said you had a terrible health scare, but what happened specifically? The reason I ask is that I have quite similar symptoms. It happened after some strenuous exercise - I suddenly got really blurred vision/felt like I was about to pass out. I then had months of "hazy" vision like you describe, which would come and go, plus weird tingling in my legs and just a general... (6 replies)