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Shunts placed in brain in childhood. Will smoking and drinking cause the failure of shunts?

of the shunts? I have heard that people with a shunt in their brain to drain the fluid should not drink alcohol ...a friend of mine has had multiple shunts put in his brain, since 7 years of age. He is 33 now ...
 

Suggest me a specialist in dermatology famous for acne problem

could you please suggest a specialist in dermatology famous for acne problem. in jayanagar or koramangala can you specify which hospital they are available ...
 

Have shunt due to tb meningitis. Operated. Need to revise shunt?

hi i m sheila 23 I have shunt because i have a (tb minigities). i have oparetad when i was in 3 ... to the hospital... then doctor said where going to revise my shunt if i have tall(i am 4-7 of height) what can i ...
 

Child has shunts for meningitis. Can he live without shunts?

hydrocephalus when he was 2 months old that was post meningitis , he is living with 2 vp shunts, and had 2 ... and was diagnised with infection in CSF and both his vp shunts have been removed and was treated for 21 days ...
 

I have hydrocephalus and a vp shunt in head. Is that a sign of shunt malfunctioning ?

i have hydrocephalus i have a vp shunt in my head for it i I have a vp shunt and I have numbness on the right side on my temple is that a sign of my shunt malfunctioning? ...
 

Is tooth ache related to shunt operation ?

specialists decided to operate his head and inject a bulb that has a long pipe called SHUNT in his head ...
 

How long will shunt placement for hydrocephalus be effective?

due to scar tissue. The next step will be shunt placement. How long can this go un-shunted safely? ...
 

Does smoking effects VP shunt?

choice and can be more dangerous than cigarettes/ CDC report. Anyway, she has VP shunt. Aside from ... shunt. She is 19...help! ...
 

Is insertion of shunt the best option for hydrocephalus?

Good morning Doctor, Is insertion of shunt the best option to hydrocephalus? My daughter is diagnosed of posterior fossal cyst and one of the option is insertion of shunt. Though we couldn t meet ...
 

Snoring at night in obese people.

Hi, I married 28 year old. Recently i started snoaring at nights. This all started after i got married. Not sure if there is a link for that. But its causing a lot of disturbance to my wife and she is not able to sleep. I am not able to get rid of...
Premium Questions
 

Can people with VP shunts take benadryl to avoid headache during air travel?

Yes can people with VP shunts take benedryl to avoid Headahce during air travel??? ...
 

Is a dent in brain shunt a cause for concern?

nph i have a dent in my shunt does it need to be replaced ...
 

TB meningitis. Infected VP shunt. On medication. Prescribed to replace VP shunt. Will there be any side-effects?

Hi, My sister in law is suffering from TB meningitis . VP shunt was inserted in November last year and now Doctor suggests to replace the VP shunt as it is infected. She is regularly taking medicines ...
 

Have chronic migraine and pseudotumor cerebri. VP shunt placed. Is it possible of shunt to be infected?

shunt (placed 12/2008, revised 12/09 due to blockage & 12/2010 due to faulty valve) and am pretty good ... themselves legally. Given my chronic conditions, should I be concerned? Also, is it possible for my shunt ...
 

Have chronic intractable migraine. Diagnosed with pseudotumor cerebri. VP shunt placed. Possibility of shunt infection?

/2008 with Pseudo Tumor Cerebri, VP shunt placed 12/2008 & revised 12/2009 due to blockage & 12/2010 due to faulty ... a bad migraine, but wanted to ask about 1 - meningitis , and 2 - is it possible to have a shunt ...
Mobile Questions and Answers
 
Can scalp itching be indicative of a shunt malfunction?? My daughters current shunt was implanted on 09Aug1979 with one revision in Jun1998.
No this may not be because of the shunt but could be nonspecific complain
 
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I'm a hemophiliac A having chest pains. is it from my old shunt?
Could be. You need to see a physician to determine the exact cause .
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