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Intra cranial tension - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hello
Doctor :   Hi
User :   ?
Can i ask you a question
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   / do you need stuff like icepacks
what type of stuff do you need to lwoer incranial pressure
User :   I mean, do you need ice packs and such items like that for raised incranial pressure
Doctor :  
Intracranial pressure cannot possibly reduce with Ice packs
User :   what type of medication do you need for it
Doctor :  
Osmotic Diuretics, sometimes steroids basing on the cause
Doctor :  
and finally surgery
User :   surgery on the head?
Doctor :  
User :   what type of sugrery?
User :   sugery*
Doctor :  
Shunt surgery
Doctor :  
or burr hole
User :   is this 100% safe?
Doctor :  
User :   ok, so if i did need that it would be a safe precidure.
Doctor :  
The timings, expertise of the surgeon and the co morbidities
Doctor :  
the factors for safety
Doctor :  
The procedure alone is not the criteria

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