Increased Intracranial Pressure
Alternate Names : Intracranial Hypertension, Elevated Intracranial Pressure
What can be done to prevent the condition?
Generally, nothing can be done to prevent the condition.
What are the long-term effects of the condition?
If intracranial pressure is very high, death may occur from brain injury. Some people have mildly elevated intracranial pressure over a long time. These people may develop vision or hearing problems.
What are the risks to others?
Usually, there are no risks to others. Rarely, high intracranial pressure is caused by an infection that may be contagious.