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Brain Surgery Side Effects
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My brother may have to go for brain surgery for epileptic seizures what are the side effects, what can we expect, any chance he won't come out if it?
What to do if I have numbness on right side of body years after brain surgery to remove non cancerous tumor?
I still have numbness on right side of body years after brain surgery to remove non cancerous tumor. Is this ever going to go away?
Unlikely: After so much time, it is unlikely to change. ...Read more
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
I had brain surgery I had triligimal neuguia so dr cut my T nerve. Now I'm having sharp pains in my right eye same side .could this be the T nerve ?
Trigeminal : We or at least I do not have enough information to help you but the Dr who did the cutting must know all about your situation. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
See below: Usually the effects of anesthesia are gone within three days. There is a concern, with the extremes of age, that there may be some effects on cognitive ability with prolonged anesthesia. Talk to your anesthesiologist if you are continuing to have symptoms. Remember these may also be related to the type of surgery you had. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Each is different: Brain surgery is a very broad term in this era of immensely advanced brain surgery. Each brain surgery is its own entity and hence i can give you a better answer if you were to be more specific with regards to your question. Are you set up for brain surgery for a brain biopsy, brain tumor resection, aneurysm clipping, or another cause? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vague question: Well, why? If you have a condition you think warrants it, discuss the situation w/ your doc & seek a referral to a center of expertise on the subject. There are lots of research protocols out there, but patients rarely identify themselves. The need is generally recognized by their doc, who makes the appropriate referral. Hope this was helpful & good luck. ...Read more
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 of brain surgery. Alcohol lowers the seizure threshold and may contribute to a post-operative seizure. Consult your doctor about your risk for seizure and a reasonable plan to enjoy a small amount of alcoholic beverages after surgical recovery. ...Read more
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