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After Brain Surgery
Good question: If u are taking about a craniotomy where the skull was opened and put back, I'd suggest discussing it with your surgeon at your routine post-op visit. The answer will vary among docs and depending on the nature of the surgery, but at least six to eight weeks is a good assumption. Even then, you should start slowly & build over time, paying attention to what your body is telling u. Good Luck. ...Read more
Depends: 3 - 14 days in hospital.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: Underlying cognitive issues can be worsened following surgery, but to have new dementia following brain surgery would be unusual. Complications, such as stroke or infection, could lead to such problems. Consider what the surgery was for. Ruptured aneurysms in certain locations are one instance commonly associated with cognitive changes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How soon after brain surgery can you workout? Removed two meniginomas in the cerebellum. Two weeks out today.
Should I still be having pains after brain surgery for trilgimal neugia he even did a partial nerve cut. I had a menigiomia tumor on the T nerve.. ?
Pain: If you have pains similar to the pains before the surgery it may be that the surgery did not really help. If the pain has changed in nature it may be transient following surgery and it should resolve with healing. Regardless talk to the doctor at your follow- up visit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just told i had vasospasm 3 days after brain surgery on unruptured aenurysym. 3 months ago.How will this affect my life in the future?Thanks.
Wait and see: Vasospasm is clamping down of blood vessels after an aneurysm has bled. Typically causes problems 1-2 weeks after surgery. Rarely beyond 3 weeks. At 3 months unless u had a stroke u are fine. Also unruptured aneurysm surgery usually is not associated with vasospasm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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