Shunt infection

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I have chronic intractable migraine, started age 8 & became daily around age 14. Diagnosed 6/2008 with Pseudo Tumor Cerebri, VP shunt placed...

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hi,
Thanks for using the HCM. I am happy to address your questions, meningitis is a bacterial infection of the membranes covering the brain and...

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my baby was born with congenital hydrocephalus. she has a vp shunt. she has fluid around the valve of the shunt. i was by the ns today and took a...

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Hi,
Thank you for posting your query.
It is not unusual for accumulation of a small amount of fluid around the shunt valve.
The fact that your baby...

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What causes fluid build up or shunt malfunctions? Be in depth


I have had 3 brain operations for this reason just this month and 5 last year for...

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Brief Answer:
Obstruction and infection of shunt.

Detailed Answer:
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I have read your...

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The site where my shunt is is causing severe pain . It feels like its swollen and its red and hot to touch. Along with a temp of 103, severe...

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