I had surgery in 2001 & a shunt was put in. My question is at some point does the shunt need to be replaced? I have been having pressure headaches, back & shoulder pain, side pain & very tired. It has been going on for a few months. I lost my partner in December & I kept thinking these symptoms were from grieving & being stressed & upset all the time, But I am beginning to freak out because I think it is not. I have not been to the doctor. Unfortunately I have No insurance. I am self employed and scared. My partner was so supportive & always positive, and she is gone. I could not have made it thru the last surgery without her. Any information or help would be so appreciated!
I live in Idaho and I am self employed. I had insurance until a year ago. It got to the point where I could not afford it, and the deductible was $7,000. I have looked around & it is so expensive or I was denied coverage. But, I will keep looking.
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