Discussions By Condition: I cannot get a diagnosis.

Acoustic Neuroma

Posted In: I cannot get a diagnosis. 1 Replies
  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • October 28, 2007
  • 03:27 AM

I'm suffering from headaches and lightheadedness almost every day. I get up in the morning and then either I am dizzy or not that day. I know first thing in the morning, or soon thereafter how the day will be. Then, as I continue to stand or sit-up the headache gets worse and worse until I cannot tolerate it any more. I have to lay down. I feel much better when I lay down. Strangely, I have a small acoustic neuroma, 1.2 cm at it's biggest point, and a small cyst around it. I have been told time and time again that an acoustic neuroma does not cause headaches. I've been told the cyst has nothing to do with anything. So, if not that, what in the world could cause these kinds of headaches where you can't stand up?

Support the Acoustic Neuroma Foundation

Reply Flag this Discussion

1 Replies:

  • Have you had a spinal tap or punture recently? If so, sounds like a spinal headache
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • October 28, 2007
    • 09:16 AM
    • 0
    Flag this Response
Thanks! A moderator will review your post and it will be live within the next 24 hours.

Signs of a Psoriasis Flare

Know the five types of psoriasis and how to spot flares.

How Diabetes Medications Affect Your Appetite

Newer diabetes treatments can suppress appetite and aid weight loss.

What to Do For Dry Mouth

Try these tips to get your salivary glands back into action.

The Painkiller – Constipation Connection

Constipation is a common side effect of opioid and narcotic pain medicines.

9 Signs of Sensitive Skin

Is it sensitive skin or something else?