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Induced Coma After Brain Surgery
How long does it usually take to get over a brain injury and 2 brain surgeries? The father of my child was struck in the head and had to have two brain surgeries and I wanted to know how long before they take him out of the medical induced coma and how lo
Talk to MD: This is often a case where they will be following the scans of the brain before they make a decision. The best course is to get a frank and open discussion between the family and the doctors. If you have questions you need to seek answers. Good luck. ...Read more
I have to go in for brain surgery and I'm nervous. Is brain surgery safer now than it was from the past?
Yes: Being anxious before major surgery is quite common -- but you can talk with your neurosurgeon about any questions or concerns you have, please set aside the time to do this. Before signing permission for the procedures, you should be given opportunity for such a discussion. Be well. ...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
A space filled with: Cerebral spinal fluid.Get a more detailed answer ›
Your: Who is the "your" in this question, the patient or the doctor. ...Read more
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 more
Not much: There is nothing that we know of that should prevent one from flying after brain surgery even if you had to do it immediately after the surgery. The pressure inside of the airplanes are so well controlled that the change in pressure should be minimal. However, flying is a tiring event even for someone who did not have brain surgery. Therefore, you will be more tired and and hurt more when you land ...Read more
Yes: It is safe to resume commercial air travel about 4 weeks after a stroke or craniotomy. Earlier if absolutely required and approved by your treating physician. ...Read more
Neurosurgery: This is a question that should be taken up with the neurosurgeon as the answer will be based on the severity of the injury and risk of injury due to a roller coaster ride. ...Read more
Although that: Might be a causative factor - I really can't answer that question. The reason is that a provider who doesn't know your past surgeries & experiences would be guessing. Be well. ...Read more
My brother get brain surgery month ago today he get fever which medicine I can give him for fever.
After any type of brain surgery, is it normal for a period to be late due to the shock to the body?
Yes: It is normal, don't worry too much about it. Do a pregnancy test and if negative wait one more month. ...Read more
I had brain surgery and had a tumor removed and I still have a lot of headaches what is good for them.
Headaches with tumor: You should talk to your surgeon. The causes are too varied to make a blanket recommendation. ...Read more
How soon after brain surgery can you workout? Removed two meniginomas in the cerebellum. Two weeks out today.
I had brain surgery and dural patch about a year ago. Now I'm falling down and have a nonstop headache. What should I do?
Hello, I must to go on awake brain surgery. What type of interaction will want from me neurosurgeons for exact mapping of my brain centers?
IMAGINARY QUESTION: No such a thingGet a more detailed 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.
Ever since my brain surgery 2 years ago I've felt like I'm somehow not real or like I'm dreaming and may or may not wake up one day. What can I do?
Different causes: The feeling you are having may be described as derealization. There can be many causes, one of which may be form of seizure (or seizure-like irritability). An eeg test can help to evaluate for that. Other causes might be disruption of brain circuits themselves, from your injury, or, in the realm of psychiatry. Some medications and types of therapy can be effective. ...Read more
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.?
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