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Gain or lose weight prior to brain surgery

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
You could: You could lose weight when off these medicines, especially if you increase your exercise and attend to a healthy food plan. Talk with your doctors ab... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 32 years experience
Could be thrush: Your regular doc should be able to examine your tongue, do some blood work and start treatment. Thrush is a fungal overgrowth on the tongue and throat... Read More
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Brain surgery: I would go back to your surgeon and also set up an appointment with a Neurologist.
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Yellow Tongue and: Burning sensation after Brain surgery. I recommend you start with your surgeon. If they say it is not related when you try to get an appointment see... Read More
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Critical Care 23 years experience
Depends: It depends on the location and pathology and size and any preopertive deficit. Even with a small lesion in a relatively "safe" area, people can feel ... Read More
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Dr. ..answered
Critical Care 23 years experience
Depends: It depends on the location and pathology and size and any preoperative deficit. Even with a small lesion in a relatively "safe" area, people can feel... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Ashley
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 15 years experience
It depends: All medical decisions have to balance risks with benefits. For many procedures, higher age carries higher risk. There is almost never a hard age cutof... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
Neurosurgery 39 years experience
Brain surgery: The most common one would likely be a decompressive craniectomy done for the relief of pressure in patients with high intracranial pressures that have... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Spetzler
Neurosurgery 50 years experience
Yes: Dystonia can certainly be used to treat medically refractory/intractable cases of dystonia. It depends to some extent on the etiology of the dystonia.... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynn Bartl
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Not Recomended: If you are asking about the intake of alcoholic beverages, the answer is generally no. Patients may be at increased risk for seizure around the time ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Jacobs
Neurosurgery 63 years experience
Any surgery can : Any surgery, even minor surgery, can have side effects. Besides the obvious risks of anesthesia, bleeding and infection side effects of brain surgery ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Depends what type: In general brain surgery is complex , not considered as low risk procedure , complexity increases with type of surgery .
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
Pediatric Dentistry 34 years experience
A space filled with: Cerebral spinal fluid.

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