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Cauda equina syndrome - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you?
User :   I sent a discription of my problems last night. Do you have them.
Doctor :   I can check it in your chat history

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Give me a minute
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Ok
Doctor :   Now with cauda equina syndrome

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there shall be difficulty in having control over the reproductive organs
User :   yes I have no sensation yet but have been told it is the last area to come back but could take another year
Doctor :   Ok

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Has your doctor considered surgery for you?
User :   the pituitary tumor is inoperable it is adjacent to the brain stem
Doctor :   Ok

User :   I had titanium plates put in my back L4 L5 and the back is now fused. I have regained my ability to walk and continue to strengthen the area with careful exercise.
Doctor :   Ok
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I would suggest you to take the opinion of our Neurosurgeion
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as it is beyond my expertise to comment on the treatment aspect of this condition
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I shall give you the link
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WWW.WWWW.WW User :   thank you
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?

Doctor :   I would suggest you to send the reports (soft copies) to YYYY@YYYY
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if you are taking the Neurosurgeon's opinion
User :   what about the drug therapy for the tumor
Doctor :   Ok

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Are you on medications right now?
User :   yes I am, and am at the maximum dosage
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Ok
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What are the medications you are on right now?
User :   cabergoline 2 mg per day 2 times per week.
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Ok
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Has your doctor mentioned about radiotherapy?
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Among medicine cabergoline is the one with highest potency
User :   Not yet on the radiotherapy I last talked with her and she was disappointed in the results of the lab work and was considering uping my dosage.
Doctor :   Ok
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That is the other modality of treatment you an avail of
User :   thank you I will ask her about it.
Doctor :   Cabergoline as you are rightly aware of is being given in the highest dosage as well

Doctor :   Ok
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You can ask about it to our Neurosurgeon as well
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I am sure he shall be able to give you more info
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?

User :   some prayers
Doctor :   Sure
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I shall hope for your recovery
User :   thank you good day
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