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Granite Falls, WA
A 51-year-old female asked:

I have vp shunt, and i was put on a cpap for apnea. now my breathing feels very weird after using it for 6 days. can cpap be used with a shunt?

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Dr. Tung Nguyen
Neurosurgery 33 years experience
Yes: As long as your shunt is working normally, you should be fine with cpap.
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