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Are there side effects from brain surgery?

Are there side effects from brain surgery?

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 are dependent on the area of the brain which needs attention. Discuss this with your surgeon. ...Read more

Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more


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My 26 year old brother has to go for brain surgery for uncontrolled epelpic seizures what are the side effects of it and what will exactly happen?

My 26 year old brother has to go for brain surgery for uncontrolled epelpic  seizures what are the side effects of it and what will exactly happen?

Impossible: I am very sorry to hear of your brother's troubles. I am sure he is in good hands there. Unfortunately there are too many unknowns: the type of surgery, any complications, the medications he is on etc for us to give you any valid answers to your good questions. Please copy these questions and take them to the hospital so that they can be asked of those caring for him. ...Read more

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What to do if I have numbness on right side of body years after brain surgery to remove non cancerous tumor?

Brain surgery: If you still have numbness years after a removal of brain tumor then there is little that can be done at this point. The tumor affected your "sensory" area of the brain and that damage at this point is not repairable ...Read more

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I had brain surgery last year. When I started flying recently I've been getting head pressure. On the side of my surgery. It Dulled down after 3 weeks?

I had brain surgery last year. When I started flying recently I've been getting head pressure. On the side of my surgery. It Dulled down after 3 weeks?

Meningeal pain: Interventions done to the meninges, 3 layers of membranes around the brain and spine, can sensitize to painful stimuli, like decreased atmospheric pressure (as in flying) allowing slight brain volume increase and stretching of the meninges. Hopefully this will get better and go away with time. ...Read more

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Hi my fathers left side of the tounge swollen just suddenly he had a brain surgery 5 months back and on morning levipil 250 stamlo neurobiion he had eaten some white grapes day before yesterday could you please tell us it this is beacaue of any allergy du

Hi my fathers left side of the tounge swollen just suddenly he had a brain surgery 5 months back and on morning levipil 250 stamlo neurobiion he had eaten some white grapes day before yesterday could you please tell us it this is beacaue of any allergy du

See below: If the swelling of the tongue is interfering with his ability to speak or interfering with his breathing even the slightest, go an emergency room immediately and let a doctor figure out the cause and treatment. ...Read more

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I've been diagnosed with brain cancer and following the brain surgery my lymph node on the left side of my neck has been swollen and painful any idea?

I've been diagnosed with brain cancer and following the brain surgery my lymph node on the left side of my neck has been swollen and painful any idea?

Inflammation?: Sorry for your diagnosis. Most primary brain tumors do not spread outside of the head. Since you've just had surgery it wouldn't be unusual for there to be some inflammatory changes or even infection which could cause lymph node enlargement. You should bring this to the attention of your doctor for possible treatment or further evaluation. ...Read more

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I got a buffalo nat bite on my eyelid it's all swollen I can't feel my eye I had brain surgery my right side is numb. What can I do for this bite?

I got  a buffalo nat bite on my eyelid it's all swollen I can't feel my eye I had brain surgery my right side is numb. What can I do for this bite?

Apply ice: apply ice today ,heat tomorrow. apply a topical antibiotic. check with your doctor for any further instruction, specially your surgeon, that should be aware of what happen to you ...Read more