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What is the usual recovery time after brain surgery to remove a tumor?

Like real estate. It depends on location. Indeed certain locations are too fluent to attempt resection. Complete resection is not always possibble. The swelling depends on resection and residual, and it may cause symptoms, rehabilitation of the loss (motor weakness, speech, etc) may recover or be permanent. Read more...

A 27 year old friend of mine had a brain surgery. Removed a tumor 4 level, what are her chances of surviving?

Not specific enough. There are many types of brain tumors, each with very different survival risks. You need to be more specific in the type of tumor. Read more...
Not good. If you are describing a "grade iv" tumor when you write "4 level", then this is a highly malignant and likely incurable tumor. However this depends on a correct pathological diagnosis and also what exactly the diagnosis is...For example a medulloblastoma is grade IV but may be highly responsive to therapy, whereas glioblastoma is not often curable. 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.?

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 more...
Face pain. Yes. Trigeminal neuralgia can be difficult to treat. When a tumor such as a meningioma has compressed the trigeminal nerve, there may be persistent pain and numbness. Sometimes the numbness may feel like ants crawling on the skin (anesthesia dolorosa). Generally, the pain and numbness will dissipate over time. If not then cortical brain stimulation is an option. . Read more...

What is the risk percentage of open brain surgery to remove a cancerous tumor at the right patietal extra axial dura? & does the tumor come back again?

Discuss with MDs. Your risk and prognosis depend on the type of tumor, stage of tumor, it's location, surgical approach and your overall health. Insist on a consultation with your surgeon and have all of your questions answered. Best of luck, madam. Read more...

Who does pineal tumor brain surgery?

Neurosurgeon. Most neurosurgeons can do this surgery. Depending on the size of the pineal tumor, you may want to call around to different universities or large medical centers and ask if there is a neurosurgeon who does endoscopic surgery and may do your tumor. But any neurosurgeon can give you the proper consultation. Read more...

I want to ask, I had a brain surgery I had a benign tumor it was meningioma, is that possible to show up this tumor after couple of years?

Yes. Recurring meningiomas can be seen. I have known patients to need more than one surgery for meningiomas in a period of years. Usually not the same one they removed. Read more...
Know grade . The recurrence rate of a meningoma depends upon its WHO GRADE. if the original meningoma was Grade I recurrence is lower 25% and if it was Grade III recurrence rate can be as high as 90%. Check out what your specific Grade was and your neurosurgeon can educate you about the risk for recurrence. . Read more...

I had brain surgery last March they got over 50% of the mengimoa tumor and cut the trilgemial nerve which left my right face numb. Now it's a lot numb?

Numbness. The trigeminal nerve is the main nerve for sensation or feeling in the face. So if that nerve was damaged, you will have numbness or tingling as a result. This may be permanent. But if there has been a CHANGE in your symptoms, see your doctor. Read more...