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Posted by Deb I on November 21, 2000 at 16:19:21:

In Reply to: Re: Internal head pressure!!!!!! posted by larry coldiron on October 27, 2000 at 22:55:41:

: : Just came across this site, I'm desperate for help, suggestions. I'm 25 and have been afflicted with a myserious affliction for the last 5 years, general malaise up until now, but has recently culmintaed in heavy pressure in the head, and now throughout body, dizzy, my motor actions are delayed, vision blurred at times, but no-one has a clue whats up, I'm Zimbabwean, and have lived in Africa up until 2 yrs where I've been here in the states. CT, bloodwork, bp perfect,whats going on??? Dr's without any clues think I'm nuts, HELP!!!

: hi tom,
: I'm not a doctor but I'd suggest having a cat scan and an MRI hopefully you have insurance to cover both of those they may be expensive.
: only my opinion like I said I'm not a doctor.Larry Coldiron

Tom- not only an MRI but a spinal tap as you may have Benign Intracranial Hypertension or BPH.(also called Pseudo tumor cerebri). I've had those symptoms and have had both a Pituitary Tumor and a year later BPH. Good Luck and make sure your Dr.'s take you seriously.
Deb


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