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When having DBS do you have to have all off

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Hi, when having DBS for Dystonia do you have to have all off your hair shaved off or just the surrounding area where the monitor will be placed through? And Olson how long after the Brain surgery is the Pacemacker put in place? Thank you if anyone can answer these questions for me. Miss,N.Mooney
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Yes I would still appreciate an answer to this question,, thank you
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
Hi there
You will have to shave about a 5 by 5 inch area of the head
after a couple of weeks the pacemaker is put in place
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
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