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I have a codman programmable shunt..

Has anyone living with this shunt feel,depressed, tired,all the time. Just feel LIFELESS and my dr won't do anything about it because he sees no problems. And I feel so hopeless. I used to be that HAPPY LIVING WOMAN.NOW I JUST FEEL LIKE I AM DYING. And nobody believes me. I am on. cymbalta,klonopin,gabapentin,topamax, and it helps I have seisures, and my family, and neuroseurogeon want me off these.I feel so alone and now if im pg.? & I just wish they would support me. My counselor thinks they are the crazy ones bc I'm really sick.

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Asked by Blakesgirl31 at 2:28 AM on Jun. 30, 2011 in Health

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  • The shunt isn't causing the problems. You probably feel like crap because of the medications.

    Answer by katiemomNY at 10:51 PM on Jul. 2, 2011

  • So get off them is the best answer... I felt bad before them.

    Comment by Blakesgirl31 (original poster) at 3:28 PM on Jul. 3, 2011

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