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Nph shunt problems

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doctor1 MD

my wife has had an NPH shunt for 3 weeks. Cognitive ability has improved, but gait has shown little improvement and incontenence remains. Can we expect more improvement over time? Is there a time horizon? We ...

doctor1 MD

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

doctor1 MD

SHUNT MALFUNCTIONS AS I DO HAVE A BUNCH OF SYMPTOMS, WHICH HAVE PRETTY MUCH BEEN SHINED ON BY NS AFTER ABOUT 6 MONTHS OF CHANGING SHUNT PROGRAM, GOING FROM ONE PROBLEM TO ANOTHER, BUT ALWAYS A PROBLEM SEVERE ...

doctor1 MD

& recent surgery & lack of vision problems associated with a shunt blockage? Or would my unusual .../2008 with Pseudo Tumor Cerebri, VP shunt placed 12/2008 & revised 12/2009 due to blockage & 12/2010 due to faulty ...

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what exactly happens when you have a stiff neck or you have a problem with the shunt in it clogs ... this is a ventricular atrial shunt ...

Public Forum Discussions

doctor1 MD

I ve been diagnosed by my neurosurgeon as needing a shunt to help control my NPH. Last year,I had ... I don t want a shunt. My neurosurgeon reassured me it would improve my life, bu idea of it makes me ...

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I HAVE HAD SEVERE ABDOMINAL PAIN SINCE I HAD A VP SHUNT FOR NPH AFTER A SEVERE BRAIN INJURY FROM A WRECK. IT HAS BEEN ALMOST A YEAR AND I HAVE HAD CT SCANS ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS AND THE ER DR ...

doctor1 MD

checking his CT scan report said he might be facing NPH problem and to consult a neurologist.Want to know ...

doctor1 MD

I ve got a right to left shunt hole in the heart and am awaiting further tests and a consultant appointment. I have the burning on peeing and a frequent need to urinate. Am I at greater risk if I don t get ...

doctor1 MD

My boyfriend was born with Hydrocephalus and has a Shunt in the back of his head to drain the fluid. He also has his old shunt in there from when he was born(he is now 26) that no longer works because ...

doctor1 MD

do...do you think my shunt is going to revise even i think no problem...because im 23 already. YYYY@YYYY ...hi i m sheila 23 I have shunt because i have a (tb minigities). i have oparetad when i was in 3 ...

doctor1 MD

it drained. She was admitted into the hospital and is being treated for all the problems. She was told about a procedure to punt a shunt or something like that to bypass the liver but there was side effects. Could you ...

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and the nickname “Tubby” was given to him by some cruel classmates. Still another problem was that Ralph was at least a foot shorter than other boys his age. What was Ralph’s problem? ...

doctor1 MD

Hi...I need advice about NPH. Having pressure headaches and severe nausea 3 years post shunt insertion. CT scan showed it s in it s place...ER doc did only that test and decided I was having a migraine ...

doctor1 MD

Hello ..i was diagnosed with Nph hydrocephally in 2000 ...brain surgery in 2004 ...Now i have a vp shunt that seems to be working well although i did developp an abdominal hernia 2 years ago which no one ...

Mobile Questions and Answers

doctor1 MD

Hi there, Thanks for your query. Heart abnormalities will gradually weaken the heart. Closure of both holes in the heart at an early age will restore a normal heart function and normal life. Consult a Cardiac surgeon who will advise you when corrective surgery should be carried out. In the meanwhile, medication will take care if heart problems develop. Dr. Rakesh Karanwal

doctor1 MD

It is possible. But VP shunt itself is for draining excess CSF from brain to peritoneum