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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? ...
 

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? ...
 

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 ...
 

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! ...
 

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 replace the strata valve VP shunt?

I have a strata valve VP shunt and just had readjusted on the 28th of May, it s now the 21st of June and the headaches are back. I keep reading that there is a huge incidence of malfunctions ...
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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??? ...
 

What is the medical definition of a shunt?

This is my Doctors findings xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx was referred to me after undergoing a CT scan which revealed two masses in the liver . A follow-up MRI showed the masses to be benign shunts. What is a shunt ...
 

What is ventriculoatrial shunt?

Dr. Saghafi, we meet again lol what is v/a shunt and how does it work? I know it drains cerebrospinal fluid but I am not sure where drains To or where it goes from the head maybe you could explain ...
 

Suggest treatment for ventriculoperitoneal shunt malfunction

55yo family member with congenital hydrocephalus and a VP shunt since 1yo. Deteriorating slowly in cognitive and motor functioning over lifespan but in the past 12 months the decline has become quite rapid ...
 

Is a dent in brain shunt a cause for concern?

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