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Doctor insights on: Is It Normal For Me To Be Hoarse After My Temporal Lobe Surgery

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Lobe (Definition)

1. A rounded projection, especially a rounded, projecting anatomical part. (for example, the lobe of an ear) 2. A subdivision of a bodily organ or part bounded by fissures, connective tissue, or other structural boundaries. (for example, a ...Read more


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Is it possible that I could become a vegetable if the surgeons make a mistake during the temporal lobe surgery?

Is it possible that I could become a vegetable if the surgeons make a mistake during the temporal lobe surgery?

Unlikely: If you are being treated in a major neurosurgical center, by a surgeon with a good reputation, the risks will mostly depend on why the surgery is being done and how serious is the problem, i.e. Epilepsy, benign brain tumor, malignant brain tumor, etc. ...Read more

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What are the most common complications of temporal lobe epilepsy surgery?

What are the most common complications of temporal lobe epilepsy surgery?

Depends on the side: The most common problems are just headaches, infections, or the lack of seizure cure. The more scary complications are the less common complications. For instance, partial vision loss, memory problems, or speech problems are only seen in 2-5% of patients. Talk to you md about your specific case please. ...Read more

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In temporal lobe 1×.3×.6cm tumor fine. this is normal? doctrs told me no prblm its normal

In temporal lobe 1×.3×.6cm tumor fine. this is normal? doctrs told me no prblm its normal

Need more detail: one of the main questions I would ask is whether the tumor is in the brain or outside of the brain. Tumors that are outside of the bridge over 9, but they still have to be watched. If this is in fact the tumor growth, I don't agree that we should not worry about it. What's a doctor May mean is that it is not malignant, but still needs watched ...Read more

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I have temporal lobe epilepsy, and after a seizure I am exhausted for days. Normal?

I have temporal lobe epilepsy, and after a seizure I am exhausted for days. Normal?

Can be: Depends partly upon whether your seizures "generalize" (turn into a convulsion). If so, being tired for a day or two would be common. For a complex partial seizure, usually folks recover more swiftly, but occasionally i see a patient who takes longer than normal to recover. ...Read more

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Hubby fell after headspin.bp 150/100. ecg echo normal.mri of brain done normal one arachnoid cyst right temporal lobe and eeg normal.3rd day bp 133/91?

Hubby fell after headspin.bp 150/100. ecg echo normal.mri of brain done normal one arachnoid cyst right temporal lobe and eeg normal.3rd day bp 133/91?

Now only concern: his blood pressure ( diastolic over 90 ) , unrelated to his injury he may have hypertension ( B P ) need to be monitored and take him back for follow up visit and blood pressure check up. ...Read more