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Meningioma in the brain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   Good Morning
User :   My father is diagonised with Meningioma in right side of brain. is surgery necessery or we can do away withou surgery.
Doctor :   The indications would solely depend on the symptoms and signs of the patient
Doctor :   As meningioma is spreading tumor in adults, it damages the other areas in the brain and cause pressure symptoms
User :   Fits were only symptoms.
Doctor :   at first fits are the only symptoms
Doctor :   if it grows further as there is no space in brain to expand unlike other parts of body
User :   Can we depend on Tegretol
Doctor :   it later causes pressure symptoms
Doctor :   yes tegretol can prevent the fits
User :   Is Surgery is last option
Doctor :   It is not the last option if required it shall be the first one
User :   Thanks for your valuable suggestion
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