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In 1952 I was operated on for hydrocephalus, now 65 years

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In 1952 I was operated on for hydrocephalus, now 65 years later, I had an MRI and it showed massive hydrocephalus, what does that mean? Did I always have it, did it come back?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Not yet, I have an appointment with a neurologist on 7/3. I am not taking any medications except Atorvistation for high cholestrol
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: Atorvastation, and once weekly Alendranate (for bones)
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No, I have been healthy other than that.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

I am sorry you have hydrocephalus.

most likely you have had hydrocelphalus all of this time.