A 18-year-old male asked:
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having constant headaches i think shunt is broken doc said it is bc of being advil (ibuprofen) dependent my head still hurts and the ct scans came back normal ?

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Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Chronic daily headac: Hi, if ur ct scan is normal then ur shunt is just functioning ok, and if you take a pain medications more than 2-3 times a wk you can develop chronic daily headache, so ur doctor most probably is right. cut back on the Advil (ibuprofen).
Answered on Nov 16, 2014

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