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How will acquired hydrocephalus affect my lifestyle?

Hydrocephalus affects everyone in varying degrees. For example, if a child has this condition for a long time before being treated, they will suffer mental and physical development problems as a result. However, if this condition is treated upon onset, symptoms are usually reversed and you can expect a healthy, normal life.

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How do I manage acquired hydrocephalus on a daily basis?
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How do I care for an older adult with acquired hydrocephalus?
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Is there a cure for hydrocephalus?
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How long does congenital hydrocephalus last?
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