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... I am 31 and I was diagnosed with Pseudotumor Cerebri in 2003. I have had an LP Shunt and 2 VP shunts and none have been working. I am living with the horrible symptons of this disease and I need help. ... (5 replies)
... My daughter also has pseudotumor cerebri and we were told that it does go away in a few years. ... (8 replies)
... Has anyone had the pressure catherization test that lasts a couple of days come back relatively normal and have it still turn out that their shunt has failed? ... (0 replies)

... Anyone have pseudotumor or experience with shunts? ... (0 replies)
... My mother has been diagnosed with Pseudotumor Cerebri. Currently, she has a prescription to bring down the pressure from excess CSF, and it's helping a small amount. ... (2 replies)
... I personally do not have a Shunt, but I was diagnosed with PTC which is Pseudotumor Cerebri or in other words Inracranial Hypertension I take medication to control my symtoms. ... (14 replies)
... Am Getting Head Aches Again. Will Get Shunt Checked Tomorow. ... (35 replies)
... well i had my vp shunt insertion 5 weeks ago and i had a massive bleed and ended up with the scars and holes and no shunt. ... (35 replies)
... or a lumbar or ventricular shunt can be inserted to divert the csf. ... (2 replies)
... Yes, I just had my Lumbar Puncture (LP) recently in order to measure the opening pressure. It should be around 21 or so, mine was 30 - too high. The LP was first attempted ny my Neurologist in her office and she struck out four times - probably because I am overweight -- we moved down to x-ray and the LP was done with the use of a Fluero scope (sp?) and so, even after being... (4 replies)
... Thanks for the info but I was on Topomax and Diamox and neither woked. This is my 3rd shunt and they are telling me my opening pressure is too high and the tubes may be too small but because of my insurance I can't find anyone to help me. ... (5 replies)
... ophthalmologist at Emory Univerysity in Atlanta in 2001 and she felt that my local ophthalmologist could follow me. If I ever need a shunt or anything like that, then I would see a NS. ... (5 replies)
... well my lp shunt is overdraining anf feel like i got a fried brain,worried its causing chairi malformation now,anyone had it ? ... (35 replies)
... finally getting a ventricular peritneal shunt inserted with stereotactic guidance,hertes hoping for a new life xx (35 replies)
... Well, I think you are right that it could have been some kind of seizure or TIA. Is his pseudotumor cerebri treated in any way and under good control? ... (2 replies)
... If this keeps recurring, a permanent shunt can be put in to slowly drain the fluid into the bloodstream to prevent the pressure from going back up. ... (3 replies)

Associated Tags: headache, hydrocephalus, lumbar puncture, pseudotumor cerebri, shunt, spinal tap

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