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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)
... I'm guessing that from 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. ... (4 replies)
... d spot in both eyes. This really concerned him because I had seen him 6 weeks prior for my yearly exam and all my tests came back clear. He is concerned that my pseudotumor may be back. ... (5 replies)

... don't sleep well at night, waking up usually once an hour. My neurologist has me scheduled for a lumbar puncture for next week to determine if the diagonisis of pseudotumor is correct. ... (4 replies)
... I have Chiari malformation and it is alot like Pseudotumor Cerebri. The brain is blocking the CFS flow, pressing on the nerves in the spinal canal, and causes severe headaches and a whole lot of neurological symptoms. ... (8 replies)
... From what I've learned about Pseudotumor Cerebri is it is treatable and can go away. ... (8 replies)
... I have a spinal tap scheduled for next and have never had one before, but I am getting it done to check for a possible pseudotumor cerebri. ... (4 replies)
... ed that if I go back they'll find something worse, I did have some white spots show up on my MRI but the doctor said I'm too young to have MS and he believes the Pseudotumor Cerebri is the cause? ... (0 replies)
... Alrighty, here's an update. My pseudotumor is back...with a vengeance! I went to my ophthalmologist yesterday and he did another visual field. ... (5 replies)
... Anyone have pseudotumor or experience with shunts? ... (0 replies)
... Hello my name is Allyson and I am 21 years old. I want to give you a sort of timeline of what’s been going on with me. I have been healthy all of my life. I was hospitalized one time when I was younger and it was because I had muscle paralysis. I just woke up one morning and couldn’t use my legs. We never figured anything out about that because it fixed itself the next day. I... (0 replies)
... One other question. Did you get your optic nerves diagnosed at an eye doctor? I wanted to have this done, but am not sure if a regular eye doctor can do so. (5 replies)
... My doctor thought I might have Pseudotumor cerebri, and also put me on diamox. I took one pill, and said the hell with it. ... (5 replies)
... Ladybug, The LP itself was not terrible. The worst part was the numbing agent my doctor used, it caused some tingling in my nerves by my tailbone that was painful. After I was numb, I laid down on my side, and held on to the pillow. I was pretty numb, so I didn't feel much. My opening pressure was actually low, so the test was negative for pseudotumor. My doctor says... (4 replies)
... I am 31 and I was diagnosed with Pseudotumor Cerebri in 2003. I have had an LP Shunt and 2 VP shunts and none have been working. I am living with the horrible symptons of this disease and I need help. ... (5 replies)
... Etssa, Welcome to the boards!! I think you are wise to question the diagnosis of and the tests for pseudotumor. As far as what can cause it, one cause is medications and 10 different kinds of medication (pain pills) are in this one category alone. I don't know what your symptoms are, and I don't know what the intensity of your symptoms are, but I would SERIOUSLY... (5 replies)
... And I was wondering with pseudotumor cerebri, what all could cause it. ... (5 replies)
... in New York and they specialize in Pseudotumor Cerebri as well as chiari and its related disorders. I'm sure there are others... ... (8 replies)
... My daughter also has pseudotumor cerebri and we were told that it does go away in a few years. ... (8 replies)
... t we have found so far. Another doctor tried Maltrex which is a migraine medicine and it didn't work at all. Another doctor told us it wasn't the right med for pseudotumor cerebri anyway. She sees yet another new doctor next Tuesday due to her last one retiring unexpectedly. ... (1 replies)

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