Hey! Im new to this site, so Im still trying to figure everything out! Anyways, 2 1/2 years ago, I started having severe headaches so I went to the dotor, they sent me to 3 specialists and they did a spinal tap and my pressure a elevated a litle bit, but I had been on Diamox prior to the tap, so that affected it. The doctors said that believed it was PTC but was unsure. I kind of dismissed the problem,and then I got married and put off the doctor even more. A few months ago, I noticed a drastic change in my vision, and my headaches had gotten worse. So I went to the doctor and they did some test, and last week I had another spinal tap and my pressure was 42. They said that I had PTC. I am now on Diamox and I am having bad side effects with it. I can barely walk through Walmart without having to sit down, I am extremely worn out all the time, and my feet are tingling. I have no idea how I can possibly deal with the side effects for much longer. I am 18 and Im a full-time student in college. What are some ways that those of you who have PTC deal with it? Will I have to deal with this my entire life? Thanks for reading! Please respond to my post and give me further information on other treatments and on how to deal with PTC! Thanks! :)
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