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4 3 Fri, 29 Dec 2017
I have a friend that has a brain tumor. She recently developed ringing in the ears and has a balance problem. Could the tumor be pushing on nerves causing these problems? She has seen several doctors that are not addressing this as much of a problem, but it REALLY is bothering her.
2 1 Thu, 16 Nov 2017
recently I had a large frontal lobe meningioma removed. Apparently it had been there for approx 10yrs. I was depressed and angry for years and still am. My question to you is, After surgery I had what the Neurosurgeon called stunned mullet where for 15minutes I had my eyes open but was...
2 1 Wed, 5 Jul 2017
Is occasional, but complete loss of memory an indicator of Alzheimers or possibly something like a brain tumor? An example would be at the end of the day not having any recollection of being at the dentist and having one s teeth cleaned that morning.
31 1 Mon, 25 Jan 2016
Hi Dr. Pravar. My daugther s Acoustic neurinoma was discovered at the age of 22 in year 2001 at a size of 2.5x3.5 cm, was partially removed with microsurgery. The operation was successful, her facial nerve did not get paralyzed (her hearing was already very little in the right ear at the time of...
52 1 Mon, 23 Nov 2015
Dear doctor, Three years ago (2006) , My daughter had been diagnosed with brain tumor called (DNET) in the right temporal lobe size (33x22x19 mm) . The MRI scan was done after having a car accident as a normal check up. Doctors recommended not to expose her to an operation to remove the tumor...
57 1 Mon, 2 Nov 2015
I am having swelling in my temporal bone. diagnosis showed fibrous dysplasia. But sometimes I have extreme swelling and pain in that area. but at other times swelling decreases. does it happen in fibrous dysplasia or it could be something else also as sometimes I have the feeling that something...
83 1 Wed, 30 Sep 2015
Hello Dr. My best friends wife was diagnose with brain tumor the sized of an egg which was located at the front left lobe. The doctors (Oncologist-Neurosurgeons) performed a craniotomy and they successfully removed 100% of the tumor. Everything leading up until and after the surgery was positive....
51 1 Wed, 30 Sep 2015
I am a 57yr old man living here in Dhaka, Bangladesh.I am suffering from brain tumor (it is a confirmed pituitary adenoma).the operation has been once done at cmri, Kolkata, but the operation was not a 100% success. The operation was done by nose.recently I am not feeling well and so want to...
36 1 Wed, 30 Sep 2015
Hello doctor, My mother is 49 years old. She is suffering from FSGS and brain tumor. Now a days she is showing following symptoms: vomiting, loose motion, loss of apetite, abdomen pain and bodily swelling from last 4 days. Please suggest medicine and diet for her. Presently she is taking ramace...
40 1 Wed, 30 Sep 2015
I had gamma knife surgery on April 21, 2011. Some of the pins were located on my temple, The skin has lightened quite a bit and ithe area is becoming larger. Is there anything that I can do to prevent it from spreading? I was told to massage it and it would darken. It only darkens for a few...
38 1 Wed, 30 Sep 2015
Hi, my dad was diagnoised with brain tumours 5yrs ago. They were secondary from the kidneys. He had two removed within 12mths & radiotherapy. we were told with them removed he had 5yrs. Now its back the hosp have told us to be prepard.as there is nothing they can do. I have asked them to leave...
48 1 Mon, 29 Jun 2015
Good morning doctor. I m mrs.Kalpana here from chennai. I underwent a surgery for benign tumour on the left side of the head near 6th nerve (left eye). i hv already suffered severe itching on the scalp of the surgery region,not exactly on the sutchers side but on the front left side of my head....
45 2 Wed, 17 Jun 2015
My husband has recently had a meningioma(brain tumor) removed. Everything is going good with that but the past week he has experiencing dizzinesss, stomach burning, and feeling VERY weak...NO energy whatsoever. He has been to his doctor, they took blood, urine sample. They sent home a stool...
65 2 Wed, 17 Jun 2015
Hello, my husband was diagnosed with a glyoblastoma in oct 2009. He had a right front craniotomy, temador, glyowafers, radiation. returned in august 2010. surgery, temador. now returned but in the corpus colosium. Dr. says he can do nothing. my husband acts and looks very healthy. he is 51 209...
50 1 Wed, 17 Jun 2015
hi,,my dad has metastatic brain tumor,,he is sleeping nearly all day,more than normal,,he has a big appetite though,he cant walk properly without falling,a little forgetful,,is this a sign he is near the end of life,he has been dealing with this for around 9 months,since diagnosis.thankyou kindly...
69 2 Tue, 16 Jun 2015
I was diagnosed with NF at an early age. I had a brain tumor removed at 9, and not many problems since then, besides the tumors growing on my skin, and a bit of a learning disability. Lately ive been exhausted no matter how much sleep i get, plus i get headaches a few times a week. Could this be...
59 1 Mon, 8 Jun 2015
MY GRANDAUGHTER HAS A SPINAL TUMOR SHE IS A PATIENT AT CHILDRENS HOSPITAL IN ORANGE COUNTY CAL. HER IS THE PROBLEM SHE WAS DIAGONOSED WITH THE TUMOR AT 18 MONTHS SHE IS NOW 8 YRS OLD AND HAS SEVER DIZZINESS. SHE CAN BE LYING DOWN AND FEELS LIKE SHE IS GOING TO FALL, SHE HAS BEEN TESTED FOR...
66 1 Fri, 20 Mar 2015
doctor my has 55 yrs old. she affected brain tumour. sugery was over in cmc vellore.then take a treatment in appollo hospital chennai regularly, but now she too week. she cant walk, sit properly. she feels flainty. what we do now doctor. please help me too recover her as soon as possible. sir,...
131 1 Wed, 4 Mar 2015
hi i am brian i had brain cancer at 5 and at 42 i had a brain cyst and had a shunt added that goes to my stomic its a programable shunt i still walk not good it bothers my sight and my ears ring and bothers my spine all the time not a good life at all what u thing is wrong i got a dr app on the...
60 2 Mon, 23 Feb 2015
I have been given Betanoid ,5mg to reduce the inflammation around recently Diagnosed bain tumours. The ataxia has worsened and walking is nearly impossible. I take 3 pills a day. Due to a bipolar disorder these are being kept to a minimum. Please advise.
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