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    WHAT IS A SHUNT???
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    DOGBUS posted:
    I HAVE A GRANDBABY THAT WAS BORN AT 33 WEEKS AND HAS A BRAIN BLEED. WHAT IS A SHUNT ? THEY WANT TO PUT IT IN HIS BRAIN.
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    simerlm responded:
    A shunt is a tube that is put in to help drain the fluid off the brain. Good luck to you and your grandbaby. I hope all goes well for you.
     
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    j9ween2 responded:
    ((hugs)) Do they know why he had a brain bleed? I have neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia and a lot of babies born to mothers have brain bleeds


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