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Normal pressure hydrocephalus - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi how can i help you
User :   My grandfather was recently told that he might have normal pressure hydrocephalus
User :   after years and years of dealing with progressing symptoms
User :   how likely is it that a doctor would diagnose this from mri, cat scans, seeing the abnormal gait, urination problems, memory and cognitive problems
User :   And how prevalent is this? I just dont understand why it took the doctors so many years to realize it
Doctor :  
hydrocephalous on regular foolow up of this investigations are identified
Doctor :  
it is a slow disease and rare in old
User :   are you even a doctor?
User :   foolow isnt a word
User :   and a doctor wouldnt say 'rare in old' maybe elderly, but not old
User :   hello?
Doctor :   yes

Doctor :  
the hydrocephalous in old is an degenrating disease
Doctor :  
and normally old age also is an degenerative process
Doctor :  
we say those word
Doctor :  
for common people to understand
Doctor :  
i am an doctor
Doctor :  
normally we rarely get to know who is on the other side
Doctor :  
the word was follow
Doctor :  
and i was with other 2 patients at that time
Doctor :  
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