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A 28-year-old female asked:

My codman hakim shunt valve setting hasnt moved after being reset it did last time is this bad? is it stuck on that original setting?

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Dr. Jeffrey Gross
Neurosurgery 29 years experience
Stuck valve: Programmable valve shunts CAN get stuck. Sometimes, they can be flushed, but COULD need to be replaced. IF YOU Have symptoms of hydrocephalus, seeing your doctor right away is the right thing.

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