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Have pituitary tumor. Given a choice to take cabergoline. Have seizures. Am I dying?

I have a pituitary tumor 9cm x 5.4cm x 6.2cm ... I was given 1 year to live since March 21 2012... I am a 47yr old male aprox 6 tall at 215 lbs... I am VERY active with a strong belief in Jesus !... I have been in a debate then an argument with my dr. because he was making judgments of my health without test or proof !!!... He told the DMV I am having seizures and took my drivers license without 1 (one) EEG test ???... Now with a little bet more background,,, I had 2 previous surgeries (1 in 2003 and 1 in 2007) through my upper lip and into my nasal cavity ... those tumors were up to 4.5cm x 5.5 cm and were removed only at 80% due to them being too close to my eyes and brain stem... but when this new tumor was diagnosed, they wanted to remove my forehead ???? OUCH !!!!!... I was NOT willing to go through such a risky surgical procedure, so I was given the choice to take cabergoline 0.5 (2 pills a day twice a week = 4 pills a week).... NOW, I had an EEG and I was diagnosed in Good health (No Seizures!).... I am getting my license back, I am still very active and (so far...) And... I am NOT DEAD ! Based on your experience, 1st, have you heard such a Crazy story... 2nd, Am I going to Die ?... Last, why would ANY Dr. take my license without EVER giving me a test to prove I am having seizures ??? Thanks for ANY answers and I can t wait for March 22, 2013... TO PROVE THEM WRONG !!!! Scott Shaw - Patient 916-600-6006 / Samual Ciricillo - Neurosurgeon (916) 454-6850
Asked On : Wed, 22 Aug 2012
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Neurologist 's  Response
Nov 2013
Thank you for contacting HCM.
Your story is indeed interesting and I hope you live for 53 more years (to reach 100). It is difficult to predict death in most conditions and so, I wont be surprised if your doctor is proven wrong by you on March 22, 2013.
Also, if you have had no seizures and EEG is normal, then your driving license can not be taken.
Best wishes,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Health City, Hyderabad
Answered: Wed, 22 Aug 2012
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