What should I do even after having seizures after brain surgery?

Get help. If you have had need for brain surgery and now have ongoing seizures, treatment is available, and numerous medications can work quite well . See a neurologist and get this controlled.

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Is there a brain surgery to help with seizures?

Surgery 4 seizures. Yes, brain surgery is done to help with certain types of epilepsy. Seizures that are very difficult to treat are one indicator for this treatment. Adults with seizures that originate in a small part of the brain (focal onset) are also candidates for this. Read more...

What do you think about brain surgery to help with seizures?

When to do it. Not everyone should have surgery to control seizures. People who have failed 3 or more medications that should prevent seizures, and who have a focus or origin of their seizures (partial onset) may be candidates for epilepsy surgery. People with generalized epilepsy may find a vagal nerve stimulator to be helpful. Does that answer your question? Read more...

I have what they call petite mall seizures, i'll try anything but brain surgery. Suggestions?

Treatment. Do you have true petit mal or just small seizures. Petit mal is a specific seizure type. In either case there are many medications available to treat seizures. You should discuss this with your neurologist. Read more...

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?

Surgery for seizures. Your question is really too general you'd have to really talk to the neurosurgeon . There are various procedures; it depends on what part of the brain and what exactly are they going to do? Each person is individual. Of course what should the outcome be ? It should be that this procedure will control the seizures. Read more...
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...

Do you think I should have another brain surgery to get rid of my seizures?

When to get checked. If your prior surgery and current medical therapy are maximized and you still have seizures then okay to get evaluated. Your doctor will then be able to make a recommendation about more medication, more testing or more interventions. Take family or friend with you to see your doc. Read more...

I had brain surgery in 2009. Multiple seizures following but that ended by 2010. But I still have a hard time swallowing.

Dysphagia. Seizures are not unusual after brain surgery or damage and thankfully you are doing well. As for the swallowing problem, your neurosurgeon is best qualified to advise you whether it's related to the brain surgery. A speech pathologist can evaluate and treat you for the dysphagia. Read more...
Not unusual. undortunately the Brain is one of two organs that tends not to regenerate. Muscle memory is key, so the primary recommendations would be speech therapy even if u have done this before. Others things to consider are a Video Barium Swallow too to make sure there is nothing going with the pharynx-larynx-epiglottis mechanism . Read more...

I am in the process o being reviewed for gastric bypass. Is there something that might halt my journey because I've had brain surgery and 3 seizures?

Well, I do not know why was the brain surgery done. Sometimes seizures activity is present after surgery. I suppose you do receive adequate treatment for it. Personally i believe u should not have major problems going through gastric bypass. However, ur neurologist/neurosurgeon should be consulted by the bariatric surgeon! this is a must! Read more...
Gastric bypass. Only if your neurosurgeon feels that it is unsafe to have abdominal surgery for some reason. I have operated on many patients like you so i don't think it will be an issue. Read more...

I take seizure medication after having brain surgery that removed a malignant tumor. I am wanting to go off now?

Do not. Do not go off seizure medication without explicit direction from your doctor. Going of seizure medication can precipitate a very serious form of seizure called status epilepticus. Read more...