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22 year old fiancee had TB meningitis in july 2013 and had lacunar infarcts and obstructive hydrocephalus but docs didn't put shunt and said because she's improving, no need of shunt, are they right?
22 years old fiancee had TB meningitis with obstructive hydrocephalus in july 2013 but doctor didn't place a shunt as her condition was getting better. Are they right at there place or shunt is must?
3 years after a subarachnoid haemorrhage (coiled) and a vp shunt for hydrocephalus complications. What can I do to improve memory/cognition?
Age 27 yrs with hydrocephalus had III ventriculostomy 17 yrs ago and then had a programmable shunt 8 yrs ago, decompression surgery 5 yrs. ok to fly?
Am a hydrocephalus patient by birth i am 18 now had a replacement of vp shunt at the age of 15 but after that there r no problems regarding vp shunt b?
Am I able to feel CSF going down the shunt tracked?
Are there any options other than a shunt to help with hydrocephalus ?
Are there any post shunt (csf release) complications for a baby who is two years old?
Are there tests to see if I still have hydrocephalus? I have a shunt.
Are you more likely to be depressed after having an av shunt put in?
Can a child stop needing a shunt for hydrocephalus?
Can a person with a ventriculo-peritoneal shunt have children natural?
Can a person with a vp shunt drink alcohol? Would it cause major headaches or would it break?
Can a ventriculoperitoneal shunt be used to drain a baby hydrocephalus?
Can a ventriculoperitoneal shunt be used to drain a cyst in the brain?
Can a VP shunt explode due to g forces. If so how high do they have to be ?
Can an over calcified shunt cause pain in the brain?
Can i donate plasma while having a vp shunt?
Can I fly if I have hydrocephalus ? I have a VP shunt. I also have vertigo
Can i tan if I have a shunt?
Can obstructive aqueduct stenosis hydrocephalus after TB meningitis be treated with medicines only if patient is improving? Or shunt in compulsory?
Can shunt malfunction be prevented or detected beforehand?
Can someone tell if they're still dependent on vp shunt by pumping it? If so, how? And what does tapping the shunt mean?
Can they take out cfs from a VP shunts valve and measure the pressure to see how high it is instead of needing a lumbar puncture?
Can vp shunt cause stomach problems
Can vp shunts cause hernias? How does it happen?
Can you donate plasma while having a vp shunt?
Can you get a brain injury from having VP shunt surgery? I have heard you can.
Can you join the air force if you have a vp shunt?
Can you tell me a website that speaks and shows about vp shunts?
Can you tell me about the experienced of ventriculoperitoneal shunt used for intracranial hypertension and hydrocephalous?
Can you tell me how hydrocephalus happen?
Could a person with ventriculoperitoneal shunt withstand g-forces normally?
Could a ventriculoperitoneal shunt be used to drain a cyst?
Could anyone please explain to me why my vp shunt cord hurts?
Could hydrosephalus shunts cause broken ribs in children?
Could you disconnect a vp shunts tubing if you stretch your neck too far?
Do hydrocephalus cause you not to be hungery?
Do hydrocephalus cause diareha?
Do the vp shunt take the place of the kidneys?
Do vp shunt cause back problems?
Do vp shunt causes low sex drive?
Do vp shunts drain when it knows there is fluid there or anytime?
Do you think I can go in the navy if I have a vp shunt?
Docs, could a person with ventriculoperitoneal shunt withstand g-forces normally?
Doctor said I have a 1cm encephalocele and my ear grommets may prevent us from knowing if I have a CSF leak too Why would ear grommets prevent leaking?
Does a neurosurgeon have to do a shunt flow study putting dye in the tube to see if it's working?
Does having a VP shunt affect any type of growth for me?
Does the vp shunt valve make a noise or the shunt when it drains cfs out? I hear some gurgling suction noise i never had this before the shunt was in?
Does vp shunt cause diareha?
Does vp shunt stop hair from growing?
Female 31 and just had a vp shunt revision she has had it adjusted somewhat recently but starts to stutter every so often could it be malfunction?
Had hydrocephalus but shunted so why the enlarged head?
Having pain around vp shunt locale with neausea 29 years old last thing done to the shunt was it was replaced in 1995
Hi doctors, was just wondering what is an icp monitor and where is it placed?
Hi i've read few faq on here n I have all the malfunction problems that thre is a problem with my vp shunt, what should I do?
Hi, I was wondering I have a VP shunt and wanted to know if i am a head lifeguard at a pool will I have to have any restrictions on my recertification?
How can a neurosurgeon tell if a shunt is overdraining?
How can ct/x-ray determine blockage of a vp shunt in intracranial hypertension (not hydrocephalus ) there is no change in ventricle sizing in iih?
How can debris go into a vp shunt if a person pushes on it?
How can hydrocephalus happen?
How can i tell if my shunt valve isnt filling and is blocked myself?
How common is shunt independence (for vp shunts) how does it happen? Examples of such cases? What's the chance for hydro acquired after tumor removal?
How common is the need for a shunt with external hydrocephalus?
How dangerous is having a shunt put in for hydrocephalus?
How deep is a vp shunt placed under the skin ?
How do you know if a vp shunt comes out in your stomach?
How do you know if your vp shunt falls out?
How do you take care of a child with a shunt for hydrocephalus?
How does a portacaval shunt modify reperfusion syndrome?
How does a shunt work to treat hydrocephalus?
How does calcification and scar tissue affect vp shunt ?
How is the distal tube of vp shunts placed/coiled in the abdominal cavity? How long/far in does it usually go?
How likely are you to die from a shunt revision?
How likely is it for someone who has a vp shunt (due to acqired communicating hydrocephalus) to not be dependent on it anymore?
How likely is shunt independence for acquired communicating hydrocephalus? Is it true that once you have a shunt, you're dependent on it forever?
How long do v-p shunts last?
How long does a vp shunt last before you have to get a new one?
How long does a vp shunt last for?
How long does it take for the brain to replace CFS after a shunt drains it out?
How often are there complications during shunt placement for hydrocephalus?
How often does a shunt have to be replaced ?
How risky is it to have a shunt placed in your head / stomach?
How should you know if there is a problem with a hydrocephalus shunt?
How to determine if my vp shunt falls out in my stomache?
I Can't Have An MRI Because There Is No Record If My Shunt Contains Metal. Do I Have Any Options? My Shunt Was Implanted In 1977 .
I had a vp shunt placed on august 8, yesterday i had my hair up in a ponytail and the tubing felt as if it was pulling. Is this normal?
I had my Vp shunt adjusted a week ago because of over-draining now its changed settings again and re over draining again how can this happen?
I have a 32 wks premmie. He bleed from jis brain and at 6 months old doctor said he will never have hidrocephalus now 1 year old he just had a shunt?
I have a brain cyst that is benign. My doctor said the only treatment is a shunt. Can the shunt be used to drain the cyst, what to do?
I have a brain shunt. When I get pregnant is it likely that my cerebral fluid will increase and I will have to get my shunt dial adjusted?
i have a VP shunt and i keep hearing bubbles in the tubing or valve what does this mean?
I have a VP shunt for hydrocephalus and i have high pressure in my brain they say the shunt is possibly working so why is the high pressure there?
I have a vp shunt for hydrocephalus and I sometimes zone out duing the day. What does this mean? Is this normal?
I have a vp shunt for Hydrocephalus and I was just wondering would I be able to feel any kinks in the shunt tube? And would be able to feel it pulling
I have a vp shunt for Hydrocephalus and if I have shunt malfunction and if I don't get treated right away what would happen to me?
I have a vp shunt for pseudotumor cerbri is there a link to ms?
I have a vp shunt for pseudotumor cerebri is there a special diet to prevent me from vomiting?
I have a vp shunt I have a fever of 103.9, nausea, vom., &headache.Is this just an illness I should ride out, or can it somehow be related to the shunt?
I have a vp shunt that is overdraining what should I do?
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