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Does pseudotumor cerebri need to be treated?

Pseudotumor cerebri sometimes does go away by itself, but most likely needs to be treated. The condition needs to be monitored in all cases as it can possibly lead to permanent blindness. You would likely need to have a regularly scheduled vision examination. Also, there is a possibility of pseudotumor cerebri returning after it has already been treated, in which case it will likely need to be treated again.

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What is pseudotumor cerebri?
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Pseudotumor cerebri is a condition in which the pressure within the skull (intracranial pressure) in...
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What is the duration of pseudotumor cerebri?
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Pseudotumor cerebri will often last until it has been successfully treated. However, the symptom...
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Is pseudotumor cerebri serious?
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Yes, pseudotumor cerebri is serious. It can lead to permanent blindness. It is very important that t...
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Are there other names for pseudotumor cerebri?
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Yes, there are other names for pseudotumor cerebri. It can be referred to as idiopathic intracranial...
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