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    Hello, Is there anybody out there?

    Hello, Is there anybody out there?
  2. Thread: Vp shunt

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    Headaches are something else. A number of people...

    Headaches are something else. A number of people with shunts have to live with that side effect. The neurosurgeon's don't even know what causes them.
    My headache, which isn't a true headache but a...
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    This is terrible news. I haven't been my this...

    This is terrible news. I haven't been my this born in years but remember your mother very well.
    Sounds like she had a infection in her spinal fluid.
    All I'll say about that is that it is miserable....
  4. The pain could be caused by the csf draining into...

    The pain could be caused by the csf draining into your abdomen. After my first shunt I too had those awful pains.
    One time they shortened the drain tube which helped a lot!
    Another possible cause...
  5. Thread: ICP Monitoring

    by GTF
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    I've had that procedure done twice. They cut a...

    I've had that procedure done twice.
    They cut a small hole in the scalp and drill a hole through the skull and screw in what is called, "The Bolt"
    That's because it looks like a bolt from your car...
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    I had that procedure done on myself. It did...

    I had that procedure done on myself.
    It did drain all the remaining CSF in my third ventricle.
    I went home the day after was done.
    It drained so well that on my first full day home I could hear...
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    Yep. I hear the one on the right side of my head...

    Yep. I hear the one on the right side of my head only. I never hear the left one.
    Weird. Right?
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    Welcome to retirement. Now you'll need to find...

    Welcome to retirement. Now you'll need to find something to do.
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    Hi Suzie, We moved back to NY. After seeing 7...

    Hi Suzie, We moved back to NY. After seeing 7 neurosurgeons both in NY, where I have been operated on 16 times.
    And in the greater Orlando area there is nothing else to be done.
    When the pain...
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    I developed a blocked shunt shortly after I went...

    I developed a blocked shunt shortly after I went back to work.
    The day it blocked my head was hurting off the chart. The pain was awful, but it was only in my head.
    As UTC12 says, time to see the...
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    tiffandco I understand your plight. I was just...

    tiffandco I understand your plight. I was just like you. After getting my first VP at age 41 I would up in constant non-stop never ending pain.
    I have been operated on by 3 neurosurgeons looking for...
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