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PostSubject: Shunt overdrainage   Wed Jun 05, 2013 3:17 pm

Shunt overdrainage
Overdrainage
How do I know if my shunt is overdraining
What are the symptoms of shunt overdraining

What you need to know about shunt overdrainage.
This generally occurs when gravity drains too much fluid from the person’s ventricles while the individual is upright.

Symptoms of overdrainage may include:
•A headache that gets worse when standing and improves when lying down
•Nausea
•Vomiting
•Drowsiness
•Changes in vision, particularly double vision
•Declining performance in school
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