A 22-year-old female asked:
My shunt must be set on high setting it doesn't drain straight away and i get a bad headache until it does what is the highest shunt setting?
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Dr. Jeffrey Oppenheimeranswered
Neurosurgery 39 years experience
Variable: different manufactures have a variety of valve settings. you also may be "siphoning" and may need an antiphon device placed in line with your valve. suggest consulting a Neurosurgeon- preferably the one who placed the device if possible. good luck. jo
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