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A 33-year-old female asked:

Why does my. vp shunt.cause my stomach to bloat up?

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Dr. Maria Palafox
Breast Surgery 24 years experience
Another reason: the fluid that a VP shunt drains is a relatively small amount and is completely absorbed. There may be another reason for the bloating, like constipation, that is not related to your shunt. Talk to your neurosurgeon about your symptoms.

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