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Do people with hydrocephalus have a lot of pain?
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Dr. Julian Bragg
Neurology
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In brief: Usually not
Chronic hydrocephalus is typically painless, but people who develop it very rapidly will sometimes complain of headache before exhibiting the more typical symptoms of lethargy and confusion.

In brief: Usually not
Chronic hydrocephalus is typically painless, but people who develop it very rapidly will sometimes complain of headache before exhibiting the more typical symptoms of lethargy and confusion.
Dr. Julian Bragg
Dr. Julian Bragg
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In brief: Sometimes
Patients with hydrocephalus can have headache pain particularly if their shunt is not working properly.

In brief: Sometimes
Patients with hydrocephalus can have headache pain particularly if their shunt is not working properly.
Dr. Darren Gitelman
Dr. Darren Gitelman
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