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Effects of Hydrocephalus

Effects of Hydrocephalus

Hydrocephalus has a variety of characteristics. If your baby is born with Hydrocephalus the physical characteristics can be distinctive, they can have an unusually large head, a bulging soft spot on top of their head, their eyes may be looking down, and your baby's muscles may be stiff and prone to spasms. If Hydrocephalus occurs after birth it can causes neck pain, sickness, drowsiness, confusion, difficulty walking and incontinence.

Hydrocephalus can affect:

  • Your child's physical development
  • Your child's ability to achieve milestones
  • Your child's Balance and co-ordination
  • Your child's Mobility
  • Your child's Gait (walking) ability

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