Hydrocephalus symptoms
Hydrocephalus

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...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Irritability is a feeling of agitation that can occur when someone is provoked. It can also be a symptom of a mental disorder or medical condition. Irritability generally causes a person to feel frustrated easily. Often this frustration results in...
    Source:HLCMS
  • 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.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Lethargy is a state of generalized fatigue or sluggishness, sometimes with decreased alertness. Lethargic. 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 f...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Macrocephaly refers to an overly large head in infants. Not all cases of macrocephaly are cause for alarm.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Megalencephaly is a condition that results in the development of an abnormally large brain.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A fontanelle is more commonly known as a soft spot. When a baby is born, he or she typically has several soft spots where the bones of the skull have not yet fused. A newborn has fontanelles on the top, back, and sides of the head. It is important...
    Source:HLCMS
  • When your muscles contract, become stiff, or spasm involuntarily, it is called spasticity. Spasticity can make it difficult to walk, move, or talk. It can be uncomfortable and painful at times. Spasticity occurs when the nerve impulses that contro...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Gait (the process of walking) and balance are intricate movements. They rely on proper functioning from several areas of the body. These include the ears, eyes, brain, and muscles. Problems with any of these areas can lead to walking difficulties,...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Walking abnormalities are abnormal, uncontrollable walking patterns. They may be inherited or caused by other factors, such as diseases or injuries. Walking abnormalities may affect the muscles, bones, or nerves of the legs. These abnormalities ma...
    Source:HLCMS
  • 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...
    Source:HLCMS
  • 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.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Headaches are extremely common-almost everyone will experience at least one tension headache in their lives-but they usually go away without causing further problems. However, if you experience any of the situations below, you should see a doctor ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Seven out of 10 people in the U.S. have at least one headache per year, according to the American College of Physicians (ACP). And it is estimated that 45 million Americans suffer from chronic headaches. Headaches are an important cause of days mi...
    Source:HLCMS
  • If you're seeing a doctor about headaches, here are five questions you may want to ask. If you suffer headaches frequently, medication overuse can be a big problem. If your body becomes accustomed to the medicine, you can experience rebound headac...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A headache is any kind of pain in the head, scalp, or neck. There are many different kinds of headaches, with many different causes.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Post-concussion syndrome, or post-concussive syndrome (PCS), refers to the lingering symptoms following a concussion or a mild traumatic brain injury. Symptoms vary but include headache, dizziness, and depression.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Headaches can be caused by many factors, including genetics and dietary triggers. In women, fluctuating hormone levels are a major contributing factor in chronic headaches and menstrual migraines. Hormone levels change during the menstrual cycle,...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Vomiting is a forceful discharge of stomach contents. Vomiting can be a one-time event linked to something that doesn't settle right in the stomach. Recurrent vomiting may be attributed to numerous underlying medical conditions.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A vaginal sling procedure, also called a pubovaginal sling, is a type of surgery that helps women who have urinary incontinence.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Urinary incontinence is a loss of control of the bladder. It can be a reaction to a physical activity, a sudden urge, or dribbling after urination, and may be caused by aging, damage, or a condition.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Children reach developmental milestones such as language, thinking, and motor skills at their own pace. Minor, temporary delays are usually no cause for alarm, but ongoing delay or multiple delays is called developmental delay.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Growth retardation occurs when a fetus doesn’t develop at a normal rate. It is widely referred to as intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR). The term intrauterine growth retardation is also used. Children with IUGR are much smaller than othe...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Nystagmus is a condition that causes involuntary, rapid movement of one or both eyes. The eye(s) may move from side to side, up and down, or in a circular motion. Nystagmus is often accompanied by vision problems, including blurriness. It is commo...
    Source:HLCMS
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