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... His symptoms were severe enough that we felt he would not survive without the surgery. He was going downhill fast. ... (3 replies)
... I'm a 28 years old male. I had a brain MRI done last week because I have been having symptoms like dizziness, brain fog, forgetfulness, decreased cognitive skills and constant pressure behind both eyes. ... (14 replies)
... My father had undiagnosed Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus for years. He had shunt surgery 4.5 years ago at the age of 80, and has done very well. He's able to live alone, drive to the grocery store, park, barber shop, etc. ... (14 replies)

... I had a shunt "installed" last Wednesday. I am experiencing some pain still but it is bearable. ... (14 replies)
... l of a Large part of the skull, they never Inserted a Shunt, apparently the Build up of CSF, not only causes Optic nerve DAMAGE, it was was beginning to cone the Brain is the Base of the Neck, the cause was found in the Blasting of Platlets of the Blood , which Increased the CSF. ... (2 replies)
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... Ive had 17 brain operations with my cyst now, mine is far too big to be removed as my brain has accommodated itself around it for too long, but for the smaller ones they can be fenestrated. ... (8 replies)
... t arachnoid I think its spelled when searching for answers when my boyfriend was told he had a cyst. His turned out to be an epidermoid tumor on the left side of brain stem. He is having it operated on shortly. ... (1 replies)
... My father's cancer never touched his brain...he was alert and his normal self the whole time.He had the shunt put in for the chemotherapy,but after only one dose of chemo he said forget it.He also had radiation and that was tough... ... (1 replies)
... When my cyst was found a shunt was not an option for me because of the size and the damage it was doing. ... (11 replies)
... I was diagonsed with psudeotumor cerebri or BIH. I thought my head was going to explode. They can normally regulate the pressure with meds but sometimes a shunt has to be put in that's what they are thinking about doing for me. ... (3 replies)
Arachnoid cyst
Mar 21, 2006
... As far as I know some cyst are harmless and just need a shunt put in to drain if they cause pressure on your brain. I have also read that some are dangerous and have to be removed. ... (7 replies)
... ringing and whoosing in ear, pain in neck and shoulders, short memory loss,etc. It can be treated with meds, but if that doesn't relieve the pressure,a shunt will help and if there are vision problems, optic fenestration. The only real way to tell if you have ptc, is to do an spinal tap. ... (10 replies)
... f you do have ptc, it can rob you of your vision, and the only real way they can tell if you have this disease, is to do a spinal tap, to check the pressure. The symptoms of ptc, are usually, daily, severe headaches,whoosing and ringing in your ears, blurry vision,light phobia,short term memory loss,neck and sholder pain, etc. ... (2 replies)

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