Doctor Q&A for Dr. Mark Eisenberg

A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Eisenberg
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends: This depends on the type of tumor and its size. The symptoms may include double vision and facial pain. There may also be a component of headache or ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Eisenberg
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends: This depends upon its size and location. Small aneurysms may never cause any trouble however larger ones may rupture leading to stroke or even death. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Eisenberg
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Paralysis: If left untreated a cervical myelopathy will get progressively worse and lead to increasing difficulty using your hand, arms and increasing difficulty ... Read More
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Eisenberg
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: Even though meningiomas are benign slow growing tumors they can definitely grow. Waiting for symptoms to occure may result in the tumor being discove ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Eisenberg
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Some: There is some incisional pain following a microlumbar discectomy but this is usually temporary and responds very well to pain medicine.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Eisenberg
33 years experience Neurosurgery
No: Pseudotumor is most commonly seen in overweight females and is associated with increased intracranial pressure. If left untreated it can affect your ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Eisenberg
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends: If you are referring to a synovial cyst then surgery can very often relieve your pain. A synovial cyst is an inflammatory cyst originating from the l ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Eisenberg
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: CSF otorrhea is caused by a defect in the bone surrounding the ear and the temporal bone. It can be cured but will require surgery to seal the leak. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Eisenberg
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Uncommon: Astrocytomas occur in approximately 3 out of 100, 000 people annually.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Eisenberg
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: Following surgery for a disc removal (discectomy) your neurosurgeon will typically prescribed post-operative pain medicine.
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