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... They generally do a spinal tap for pseudotumor cerebri to see what the opening pressure is in your spinal cord. pseudotumor cerebri is a build up of the CFS fluid. It can be caused by many things such as being overweight. ... (5 replies)
... Well I went to the Neuro thursday and he said he wants me to have a spinal tap. In my other posts I have listed the neumerous tests I have already had. My primarcy doc wants me to go to mayo. ... (5 replies)
... Well I had my spinal tap yesterday. It was not as bad as I thought it was going to be. I will not find any thing out for 3 weeks. My appointment is March 8th. The only thing I do know is that when I asked the doctor what my opening pressure was he said it was high, 300. ... (3 replies)

... routine eye exam that showed a swollen optic nerve gave your dr's reason to believe that you could have pseudotumor and prescribed diomax to see if it took some pressure off. Fluid build up in the brain can put pressure on the optic nerve. Has the diomax helped any of your symptoms? ... (4 replies)
... Thanks so much for responding. I feel alot better knowing what you have both told me. I still am waiting for them to schedule me. I will post when all is done. One other question. They are checking the opening pressure. Will they know the results of that right away? ... (5 replies)
... Well I went to the Neuro thursday and he said he wants me to have a spinal tap. In my other posts I have listed the neumerous tests I have already had. My primarcy doc wants me to go to mayo. ... (3 replies)
Chiari
Jan 28, 2009
... p shunt, which was my second surgery and is now protruding out the top on my head, whether it's working or not, I don''t know, but I do know that it took forever for the incision on my head to heal, and it still feels like if i smile too hard, I could split it open. ... (9 replies)
... he wouldnt mention it anymore. Then the last few weeks the headaches have gotten worse. I took him to the doctor and he sent him to neurology. The doctor does a spinal tap and says his open pressure is 230 and that it is elevated but not that much. She said he coiuld continue his sports as long as he takes his medicine. ... (5 replies)
... So I've posted a couple times on this thread, I too, have had this pressure in my head and neck for over a year. ... (66 replies)
... Thank you so much for responding. I seriously have considered lyme disease. I have been tested for it just by the one simple blood test and it came back negative. I did have 2 ticks on my back if July 2001. ... (14 replies)


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