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I Have Benign Intracranial Hypertension

Benign Intracranial Hypertension anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Benign Intracranial Hypertension. You're not alone. 20 People

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    Recently after experiencing some funny interruptions with my vision over the last year, i went to the optomitrist to check it out - was refered to a specialist to say that i've got swelling of my optic nerves!  finally  get to the hospital about it and find that i have...
    jezzka jezzka 26-30 1 Response Jan 4, 2009

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    You Can Live With It But It Would Be Nice Not to Have To.

    I was diagnosed when i was 23 so 7 years ago now. I had been experiencing severe headaches for about 6 yrs prior to my diagnosis.It is hard to know what to expect when the doctors cant really tell you, i have had numerous lumbar punctures and am on and off diamox. It looks like...
    babyangel247 babyangel247 26-30, F Sep 17, 2009

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    I Have Benign Intracranial Hypertension Too

    hi there my name is sharon and i was dianosed with this disease on 28th october 2009 benign intracranial hypertension would like some friends to help me out my pressure was 42 i am out of hospital now and would like to talk to people thank you
    harperbettles harperbettles 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 5, 2009

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    Can Someone Answer This Question

    I was diagnosed with BIH about 7 years ago.  Diamox for 18 month did the trick.  My first presentation was pain behind the eye and when I went to the eye doctor he said I needed an MRI due to swollen optic nerves.  I had headaches, pressure headaches but the...
    daddysgirl1971 daddysgirl1971 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 25, 2010

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    I Was Diagnosed With Bih In June 2012

    I have never felt such a whirl wind of emotions as what I have this year in terms of my health and then receiving the diagnosis of BIH after a lumbar puncture which highlighted I had extremely high opening pressures. I was diagnosed after multiple emergency department admissions...
    KEBARTON KEBARTON 31-35 Nov 15, 2012

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    My anxiety gets mixed in with my anger so fast. My temper is already bad enough so if only you could imagine how I feel when someone hurts me. Idk if I should cry, hurt them back...
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    I am clearly not even the slightest blip on the Richter scale of one who measures a ten for me. At least that's what I will tell myself until he writes back. Maybe it would be best...
    secretme1970 secretme1970 41-45, F 1 hr ago

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    I have no friend. No one I would call if i would need to talk, go take a coffee or something like that. OH! I have a great family. I love my wife and my kids are wonderful. I have...
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    So, I just found out that my favorite cousin is 6 weeks pregnant... And boy, did the big green jealousy monster slap me hard! I've wanted a baby for years, but I'm trying to do the...
    IcySongBird IcySongBird 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    So, I just found out that my favorite cousin is 6 weeks pregnant... And boy, did the big green jealousy monster slap me hard! I've wanted a baby for years, but I'm trying to do the...
    IcySongBird IcySongBird 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    So, I just found out that my favorite cousin is 6 weeks pregnant... And boy, did the big green jealousy monster slap me hard! I've wanted a baby for years, but I'm trying to do the...
    IcySongBird IcySongBird 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I am so devastated. My husband and I were just talking about how we love our birdies so much. We have owned two previous birds, Ringo (Quaker), Maya (African Ringneck) which...
    ConureLove1 ConureLove1 56-60, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Yesterday I met someone and feel like it's love at first site. The weird thing is I'm 18 and he is 36. His eyes are so gorgeous, and he has a smile that makes you smile. We were...
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    My social anxiety is a huge problem in my life and is the reason I cry most nights thinking about my life. My social anxiety is rooted in a possible case of Aspergers. I say...
    SomeBloke616 SomeBloke616 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    *i think I have bdd but wanted to come here before my doctor. Basically, my boyfriends lost his patience with me so much that he's making me see a doctor, but I came here first...
    jep537 jep537 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    I have a channel but I have no videos because im trying to come up with ideas to start
    DreamFutureStar2000 DreamFutureStar2000 13-15, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I take Valtrex to get rid of mine. i lied to my dr. and told him i was having herpe outbreaks, becoz a few years ago, he found the antibodies in my blood. so, he told me to call...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 6 hrs ago

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    Adnolte13 Adnolte13 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    If you're out there, waiting for a while to find someone and have your place, or just to have a smile, there are many just like you who would die to have someone to lean on each...
    robertloony robertloony 31-35, M 7 hrs ago

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    so, what is it? is it real? I have had symptoms, I haven't been to Florida, but my ex roommate went on Vacation there? I don't c how he could have brought it back to me, but i have...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 7 hrs ago

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    Loop, you would have loved my cycling story from today that apparently just got censored. I was yelled at by a "red$$eck in a totally camouflage painted truck. He told me to get...
    samedeepwater samedeepwater 51-55, M 7 hrs ago

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    Why do all married men, and I mean ALL, lie about the most basic of things? I've met and had affairs with a few married men and friends with some. Each and everyone lied about...
    tinkerbell71 tinkerbell71 41-45, F 8 hrs ago

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    When I was 12, I was a lonely prepubescent girl who had no friends so I decided to create my own imaginary friend - Leo. We did everything together! We even had exciting adventures...
    Dree11235 Dree11235 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    i was diagnosed about a year and a half ago and as soon as i heard this i have been totally depressed about not being able to have a baby. my partner doesnt understand and tells me...
    mrdarcy2012 mrdarcy2012 22-25, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    So hes a lot older and I no I cant have him but hes super cute and funny and nice. I will just have to wait forever to get him lolz Ugh suxxxxxxx
    lilkitkat12 lilkitkat12 13-15, F 10 hrs ago

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    I have a piercing. Most people are clueless I have it.
    cookiemonster1977 cookiemonster1977 36-40, M 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Understand now I'm grieving so don't you waste my time... cuz you have taken all the wind out from my sails... and I have loved you just the same....
    Sparkles24seven Sparkles24seven 22-25, F 11 hrs ago

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    i have eczema...have many scars created by scratching. some of them never heal.
    myralinn myralinn 36-40, F 12 hrs ago

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    I am a woman who has very large boobs. I started out this way as a young teenager. By age 13 I had big boobs then and continually grew with each and every pregnancy I have had...
    redheadedfemale redheadedfemale 41-45, F 9 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I have so much built up anger and resentment towards many. Yet I can never express myself, ever, because I don't want to make people feel hurt. Therefore I hurt myself more. Ugh...
    Whatsmystory Whatsmystory 26-30, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    "This is who I am, and I am willing to die for it". - Will Smith No, I am not talking about becoming a terrorist. But I am on a journey of faith. I have discovered that I am not...
    ItisonlyI ItisonlyI 26-30, M 15 hrs ago

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    In some of my other experiences you might have heard i have a brother. I used to have two brothers, but something terrible happend. It started like this: One day me and my family...
    Gavin788 Gavin788 13-15, M 15 hrs ago

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    i'm a 19 year old female,I never really noticed until I heard the voice massages I send on whatsapp to my friends.idk who I get it from,my sisters,& my mom don't have deep voices.
    lifelesspie lifelesspie 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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    I was diagnosed with Hashimoto's in my 20s. I get blood tests twice a year and an ultrasound on thyroid once a year. About 2 years ago the ultrasound showed something like a small...
    amazingdream amazingdream 46-50, F 15 hrs ago

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    OpenlyHonestly OpenlyHonestly 22-25, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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