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Weird Symptoms for a month now

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  • Posted By: ke85lly
  • August 3, 2007
  • 03:15 PM

My sister started having a variety of symptoms about a month ago. It started with headaches and tunnel vision that would happen when she got out of bed in the middle of the night. She had her eyes examined by an opthamologist and they saw some cloudiness around her optic nerve. She went for a CT scan and MRI and it was determined that her brain was swollen but they could not see any abnormalities. She then went for a spinal tap and bloodwork and saw a neurooptamologist. The spinal tap and bloodwork came back normal. She then started having vommitting and serve neck pain everytime she stood up. She had a blood patch 2 days ago because they thought her spinal fluid could be leaking. A few hours after the blood patch she started vommitting much more frequently and still has an awful headache. The dr's said the vommitting and headache could be because of her spinal tap but we still don't know what was initially wrong with her. Does anyone have any thoughts? She's 19 and was completely healthy up until this point.

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