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A 20-year-old female asked:

I found out yesterday i have a pineal gland tumor whats the next step and how do i deal with it until i go to an neurologist ?

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Dr. Harold Mandel
General Practice 39 years experience
Counselling: Being diagnoses with a brain tumor can feel overwhelming & make you feel as though things are out of your control. Counselling can assist you to cope with the problems you’ll face & can help to lower your stress and improve your quality of life. Also try to eat nutritious meals, get adequate daily exercise if possible & adequate sleep & avoid drugs & alcohol.
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Dr. Harold Mandel
General Practice 41 years experience
Provided original answer
Pineal region tumors can be approached safely & effectively. Their prognosis depends on the pathologies and on the treatment modalities. I therefore suggest being ready to carefully discuss your treatment options with your neurologist. I wish you the best of luck with your health!
May 11, 2019
Last updated May 12, 2019
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