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Surgery for multiple calcified meningioma - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   How can i help you
Doctor :   tell Me..
User :   i've jus got a brain scan report of my mom who is 75 yrs old
User :   its says its got multiple calcified meningiomas
Doctor :   ok..
User :   so jus like to know if surgery is required, we are all a little worked up
User :   recently she suffered from epileptic fits
Doctor :   How is your mothere symptom wise..
User :   and has been gettin it often
User :   she had breast cancer operated in 96
User :   is a diabetic
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   may i know who am speakin too?
User :   jus came across this site
User :   good to talk to u
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   does this require surgery?
Doctor :   Yes if the symptoms are getting worse with the medications also then you better get oit removed
User :   do u think she ll be able to withstand it? she s 75
User :   the largest is in the supratentorial area left frontal lobe 3.8*3.6
User :   thats what it shows here
Doctor :   Not really but if the symptoms are bothereing her then she bettere get them removed..
Doctor :   for a bettere quqlity of life..
Doctor :   Quality.
User :   Thank u so much doc
Doctor :   Please fill this form andf tell
Doctor :   Me when done..
User :   i've jus filled it
User :   thank u
Doctor :   Bye for now..
User :   bye
Doctor :   Any thing else that you would need..
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   Bye for now,,
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