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Vp shunt and drinking alcohol

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Does drinking alcohol increase intracranial pressure? Is it safe for a person with a VP shunt?

does drinking alcohol increase intracranial pressure and is it safe for a person with a VP shunt to do so? ...
 

What causes coughing up of blood?

- but I just cant seem to get my Uric Acid levels down, I avoid all Purine rich foods and do not drink alcohol or eat a lot of red meat. My health issues are quite serious indeed and no Doctor can work out ...
 

What causes pain and pins and needle sensation in feet with trembling of hands?

unfortunately still drinks alcohol occasionally and is a heavy smoker. His stomach is swollen, although he looks ... was diagnosed for "water on the brain" and a shunt was put at the base of his neck. He insists ...
 

Overweight. Have breathing difficulty, sleep apnoea, GERD and edema in legs. Required treatment?

a Fundiplication which did not go well, it took 3 hours and my heart stopped - whenever I drink water now, it does ... and then performed a shunt study which proved I have a shunt, I was sent to cardiologist who performed more stress ...
 

Having chest pain, joint pain, blood in cough. High uric acid Levels. Am i suffering from any autoimmune disease?

- Positive Shunt Study test I am a 40yr old male - rather overweight 6ft2in 113kg - howewver I am still quite ... a Fundiplication which did not go well, it took 3 hours and my heart stopped - whenever I drink water now, it does ...
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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 ...
 

Can you tell me the side effects of taking alcohol, smoking when having brain tumor?

Hello, My son has a vp shunt because of a brain tumor that s non removable but has been in remission since 2006. He s 17 now and we just found out that he s been drinking straight Vodka and smoking ...
 

Can drinking alcohol cause hydrocephalus and von Willebrand blood disorder?

Can drinking alcohol cause hydrocephalus and von Willebrand blood disorder? My son mysteriously acquired hydrocephalus at age 24 which required shunt surgeries and he has a bleeding problem von ...
 

Child having dry cough followed by vomiting, mostly active, no fever, has a shunt. Is it due to shunt?

My 2 year old is vomiting after he eats or drinks. He has not been able to keep anything down for 3 ... and seems to feel bad. He has no fever or symptoms. He also has a shunt. Should I be concerned ...
 

Can malfunction of strata valve shunt in brain cause dizziness, flushes and vomiting ?

, but I am going on 4 days now. I have Hydrocephalus with a strata valve shunt on the right side of my brain. I have been watching closely as I know if there is any malfunction with the shunt I could very ...
 

Can drinking too much mountain dew increase glaucoma pressure?

Can mountain dew increase glaucoma pressure . Son has glaucoma shunts and takes eye drops and today eye pressure was high. He has been drinking quite a bit of mountain dew ...
 

Had a surgery for Chiari malformation. Have nerve damage and pain. Sleeping difficulty after stopped smoking marijuana. Is it normal?

eyes and it feels like a stripe of hot lave flowing in my brain.I started drinking more water .... Also I had the surgery with out a shunt being placed with in me.I m sorry I can not pay at this time ...
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