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Hours after I take a shower, the showerhead will start dribbing

The dribbingly can sometimes go on for minutes and be pretty heavy. Then it stops. I'm sure it's partially due to the large showerhead having built up water, but what causes it to then dribble out and should I be worried that I have a defective showerhead. It's a 10" rainshower head

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No, the showerhead is probably OK. My guess is that the head is relatively level, and the design of the nozzle allows water to pool inside. When you take a hot shower and turn the shower off, it begins to cool. As the shower head cools, a slight vacuum is formed, pulling air up into the showerhead. As you reach equilibrium, water is allowed to discharge as a dribble. This continues until the water has all been displaced. The fix for this is to turn the showerhead to the side, allowing the water to drain more quickly, and allow the air in. Try it.
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