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Diagnosed with cyst in brain. Sore throat. What should be done?

A family member who is a quadraplegic was diagnosed with a large cyst which goes up to his brain stem. He s waiting to see a neurosurgeon as he has been told he needs an op. He has been complaining of a sore throat for 3 weeks. It s not a throat infection. What should he do. He s been un well for 5 months but at least he has a diagnosis. We are just concerned for him.
Asked On : Thu, 7 Mar 2013
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Hi, it appears to be the metastasis of the cyst of the brain, coming down of the brain. It also will show the symptoms of the sore throat. It can have a secondary infection woth bacteria, and will respond to the antibiotics.
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Answered: Fri, 9 Aug 2013
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