A 15-year-old female asked:
am i able to feel csf going down the shunt tracked?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Medical Oncology 47 years experience
No.: No. A properly functioning shunt which carries cerebrospinal fluid from the brain to another site in the body should cause no sensation of fluid flow. If you have a shunt with a new feeling from it, consult your doctor.
Last updated May 29, 2014
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