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We found 10 questions associated with the 'Hydrocephalus' topic.

Does anyone experience the "heavy legs" thing?

Posted 3 Jun 2013 by smileyzz 2 answers

At least that's what I call it. It is probably muscle weakness but legs feel a hundred pounds. I am wondering if it is the neuropathy or something else. If it gets any worse I think it will be time for the wheelchair. Does anyone else have this or just me?

Does Kapvay cause severe tantrums?

Posted 12 Aug 2012 by hydromommy 2 answers

my 5 yr old son has hydrocephalus, epilepsy, autism, and adhd. lately he has been having severe tantrums and hits himself on his knees or hits his head on the floor or whatever is close to him. does anyone else have this type of problem? please help

My daughter has hydrocephalus and was diagnosed with epilepsy and started on tegretol. after a?

Posted 9 Jun 2015 by mskrissy09 3 answers

cou[le weeks she developed a rash, however i was told it was not an allergy to medication and then long story short she was and swollen from head to toe. hospitalized 5 days for IV prednisone and now on new medication clobazam and now a week later the rash is back. Could it be from new medication. ...

Neurology - Chronic microvascular ischemia?

Posted 15 Dec 2016 by KateAF 1 answer

Impression from my CAT scan of brain: Lateral end third ventriculomegaly appear out of proportion to the sulcal size, suggesting the presence of hydrocephalus superimposed upon mild diffuse parenchymal volume loss. Alternatively, this may be related to central white matter loss. Further evaluation ...

Can acetazolamide cause changes in blood calcium levels?

Posted 16 May 2010 by Headache girl 1 answer

Wondering if this drug can affect diagnosing parathyroid disease.

Can donepezil cause any permanent irreversible damage to the eyes. Thank you?

Posted 6 Mar 2012 by quis77 1 answer

Should dad (hydrocephalus) continue donepezil even if it causes blurred vision or will dmg b permant?My dad had hydrocephalus and as a result has memory problems. His optic nerve has also been damaged as per the ophthalmologist due to the hydrocephalus or the many brain surgeries he had. However, I ...

Hydrocephalus Shunt and taking Warfarin?

Posted 10 May 2010 by KatM 1 answer

My mother has a shunt due to her condition of hydrocephalus, as a result she is completely immoble. At age 80 Doctor's are recommending Warfarin to prevent blood clots, I'm concerned this medicine will be worst than the possibility of a blood clot.

My 16 year old has Hydrocephalus,hearing impaired(wears hearing aids),ADHD and several other health?

Posted 22 Aug 2015 by darterpride86 1 answer

... problems.He had a hearing eval done this week and his hearing has dropped 20 decibles.Audiologist and ENT very concerned that his Hydro may be to blame.Took him to Neurosurgeon and the PA said that's hearing loss isn't a symptom but everything I'm finding says hearing can be ...

How long does it take to get Diamox completely out of your system?

Posted 9 Aug 2015 by 261farview drive 0 answers

I am having a shunt replacment

Ivermectin - Has anyone developed a severe swelling of the brain with obstructive hydrocephalus and?

Posted 19 Sep 2017 by Lkinchar 0 answers

... grossly elevated protein levels of the Cerebral spinal fluid?

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