Hydrocephalus symptoms

Symptoms could include:

  • Mental retardation or intellectual disability, (MR/ID), exists in children whose brains do not develop properly or function within the normal range. There are four levels of retardation: mild, moderate, severe, and profound. Sometimes, MR/ID may b...
  • It is normal to have periods of low energy when one needs to rest and recuperate. However, if low energy persists and a person continually feels sluggish, disinterested in life, and has low energy, the situation should be investigated by a physician.
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Megalencephaly is a condition that results in the development of an abnormally large brain.
  • Macrocephaly refers to an overly large head in infants. Not all cases of macrocephaly are cause for alarm.
  • Newborns typically have several soft spots (fonatelle) where the bones of the skull have not yet fused. A fonatelle that bulges outward can be a sign of brain swelling and is a medical emergency.
  • Separated sutures are large gaps in the skull of an infant that are not typical. A young child's head is composed of six bony plates that fuse together as the child ages. The edges of the plates are connected and form what is known as a suture. Su...
  • Headaches are often easily dealt with through pain relievers and lifestyle changes. However, a doctor should assess any frequent or severe headaches.
  • Ademetionine is a form of the amino acid methionine. Low levels of folate or vitamin B12 can cause a drop in ademetionine. It is not found in foods.
  • Headaches usually go away without causing further problems, but certain types of headaches may be warning signs of more serious health problems.
  • A vaginal sling procedure, also called a pubovaginal sling, is a type of surgery that helps women who have urinary incontinence.
  • Growth retardation occurs when a fetus doesn
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