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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 ...
 

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? ...
 

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 ...
 

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 ...
 

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? ...
 

Can I drink alcohol with LP shunt?

Hello, I am 20 years old and recently just got an LP shunt. I have followed all the instructions ... is accommodating to my shunt and pseudotumour cerebri. My question is, if it would be advisable for me to start ...
 

Is it safe to have permanent shunt at the age of 38?

equation (endometriosis), is it worth the risk of him having a permanent shunt put in at age 38? He has ...
 

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 ...
 

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 ...
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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 ...
 

Is urticaria common in people with HIV?

Dear Doctor, I had unprotected sex with a friend of mine. As far as i can remember I have been experiencing mild rash on my hands (mostly left hand) and both inner thighs. First appear after I drink relatively large amount of alcohol about 3 weeks...
 

What causes headaches after placing VA shunt?

My 29 yr old daughter had a VA shunt placed in 2011. She had relief from IH for about 2 yrs, and has had unmanageable headaches and whooshing since then. Her shunt patency tests have been normal ...
 

Do Mellaril, Stelazine and Lithium shunt growth?

at age 18 I was placed on mellaril for 3 months and then I was taken off of that and placed on stelazine for 3 months to treat an anxiety disorder. finally I was placed on lithium alone for 5 months. I was wondering if these medications could have...
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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
 
Is it possible to get a csf leak after insertion of a vp shunt?
It is possible. But VP shunt itself is for draining excess CSF from brain to peritoneum
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