Some times a baby may not learn to stand or have speech upto two years and more,but as you said he has brain problem this also can delay mile stones but without proper history brain problem I can not say any thing or give any advise.
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My 4 year old son has been complaining of feeling popping in his brain that his brain feels broken I took him to his pediatrician and a test was done to check the fluid in his ear canal . The pediatrician said he did have some fluid in the left but the right side was unconclusive. I was told to follow up in a month and if the problem persists for me to take him back to the doctor to repeat the test and possibly get a CT scan . Just a minute ago he came running and screaming that his head was popping. He cried and complained for about 5 min and now he is playing with his toys. I ve look at his eyes to make sure they weren t wondering, and he seems fine. What I am needing to know is with this popping in his head (which is always the right side around the parietal region) and his sudden outburst of yelling for no reason, how he can not sit still for 5 minutes, and his attitude changes, could it be a brain tumor? I am going to make a appointment again in the morning with his pediatrician, but I would like to know what you think. Thank you, Yvette
hi sir i am from faridabad. my son has neuro problem he does not understand things very well we treated him in asian hospital. but not satisfied . mri reports says that there is water in the brain. eeg is normal.he is 6 years old.i request you sir please guide us. thanks
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. The family was happy and they though the nightmare was over and it was all about recovery now. Supposedly initially the tumor was benign and she was going to recover and go back to her normal life and go back to work within a month or two. However, a week after her surgery the pathology report came back and she was diagnosed with an Anaplastic Astrocytoma Stage 3. The Oncologist explained there was what they call “tentacles” or “fingers” growing within the brain. The family has been devastated ever since and trying to accept the diagnose one day at a time. It’s truly a nightmare. The Oncologist told them the estimated survival time is around 18 month or 24 months but longer than that might not be probable. They have an 8 year old son and they are currently going to go to family therapy to try to explain to their child what is going to happen in the near future with his mom and help them deal with the outcome as well. The Oncologist will be performing Radiation Therapy for six weeks and they will start one month after her surgery. The Oncologist said Chemotherapy is not necessary because it really won’t do anything at all. Radiation Therapy will prolong her survival time. They are going to go through the Radiation Therapy but they are also going to go to a second and third opinion. They are going to go to Sloan-Kettering Hospital in New York and Stanford, CT. They are hoping it was a misdiagnose and that it’s only a stage 1 or stage 2. It will be easier for her to live with knowing the probability of survival can be 10-20-30 years and not 2-3 years. My questions are; what is the correct estimated survival time for an Anaplastic Astrocytoma Stage 3? Does it really come back after 18 months? She is feeling so healthy now and I’ve read that after the Radiation Therapy she will be feeling well again. Will that mean she will be fine and the tumor won’t come back? And after it comes back, what can be the possible options if any for her to survive/to try and fight this some more? The Oncologists told them when the tumor comes back they are not able to do anything further for her because the body can only take so much, so unfortunately the end will be near. If the diagnose is correct is it possible that there is a treatment out there than can help her prolong her life for years and years to come? It’s just so hard to believe this is truly happening to their family. Last question, do you really think there is a possibility of misdiagnose? Please let me know what your professional view of all of this is. I will appreciate any information no matter how bad/truthful it might be. We are really just looking for a little hope and not think of this as a “death sentence”. Also what can she expect at the end? Will she pass away in pain? How would my friend now the end is near? Sorry for such a long post and so many questions, just looking for some hope….Thank you so much for taking the time to read my post.
my father had the brain injury last six month back , however he was cured my medicines only, but since last 2 months he has f hiccups problem requently and he is taking daily 2 eptoin tablet for 100mg. Now i have question regarding the hiccups problem, is this something related to acidity or something else. Please advise. Thank you.
this is Hina ,from Punjab...Actually my father had brain injury due to accident,i want to seek your suggestions regarding this case..hope it would be fine with you.....
My father met from an accident on 22nd aug,2007..he had brain injury..bone from right side of brain was taken out..as it was fully damaged..case was very serious as per doctors..according to doctors he
had no chances of survival...he was in icu for 5 months.brain was operated..the bone taken out was central portion of brain..it controls intelligence,memory etc as doctors said..he spoke by end of november..
memory was nt fine that time..but now it is fully fine..he remebers almost everything...during first year of accident he was not able to eat himself,but now it is fine..also had urine and stool problem..he
couldnt know ...physiotherapy is almost continuous from then...his right leg is affected,which doesnt hold body weight...he cannot stand on his own,cannot sit without back support..using two persons
support,we make him to sit on a chair having side and back support...for 1 year he had memory problem,irritation from family,short tempered..used to say many things to us ,if we do for pap's benefit..
but til two years stool and urine problem remained...but by some manual efforts(not exactly physiotherapy) he was able to sit without back support holding sides of bed..we used to make him walk,in which right feet was moved by us..means some activity was seen. he had some fit (not exactly fit,doctors said that brain injured patients have it because of weak nerves) in dec 2008..no -ve impact was seen as such..because of no +ve results for another 1 year we consulted doctors.
doctors told that their is fluid in brain,for that shunt(dnt knw exactly:shunt,but some pipe to drain the fluid) was put in brain ,so another operation in may 2009..after that some positive results were seen
like,he came to know before passing stool..but not urine..irritation was reduced(one medicine was given by doctor)..but the activity shown in two years that i have mentioned was no more...but we found brain more relaxed..no irritation.. sometimes he used to say 'i will die nd al,u r not caring for me etc'..from then we have seen no much +ve results.physiotherapy is continuous..but he is still not on his own.cannot stand,sit without back support,walk etc..voice is also not much clear..
I think he prefers sleeping..he has become so lazy..no efforts from his side.physiotherapy is not working...we say all day to try to get up,try to move ur right feet..but he thinks that we are doing wrong to him.
and doctors have said :in this case u can only wait..there is no other option,had checkup in pgi.said the same.no solution to this case..such patients can be well all of a sudden,u never know..is this really happens??
can we hope for this magic??sir,we couldnot understand what to do..3 years have passed..and we have no positive results...
now the status is like this:he can only eat himself,memory is fine..but sometimes he talk strange as'where are we sitting'(becoz he hasnt gone anywhere from three years,this question shouldnot arise,and in his own home he asks where are we?i want to go home etc..but he talks so intelligently,that listening to it u can not say that he has brain injury...
but he cannot sit without back support,cannot sit on bed cross leg..cannot stand on his own (2 persons to support) which he used to before 2nd operation atleast for 5 mins..can speak..but sometimes not properly..
physiotherapy is continuous...but no improvements as i said u before..sometimes when we ask 'why havnt u gone to office?'he says 'i will go tomorrow'..he shouldnot say this as he must know that he had accident..
i think his will has died..he never make efforts to get up..want to lay on the bed whole time...we say him everytime to get up,try to do something..but he never listens...there is no cooperation from his side during physiotherapy...it is done forcibly..one physiotherapist said'if u gather all world doctors then also he cannot improve,until and unless he has will to get up'....he asks for our help for even a small work which he can do himself...
sir,wat to do???is there any option??till now we have heard,just to wait in these case...is this really??can nothing be done??how can we make him try,make efforts as his brain is not fine..everyone has tried to make him understand that he has to do proper exercise for standing,walking..but he prefers sleeping...
i really need help,need suggestions...it has been 3 years..and we want papa to get well soon..atleast to be on his own...what are the chances in such cases??sir,be frank to reply,eventhough it is negative ..but please do reply on this mail( YYYY@YYYY this is only till 20th july) and( hina.watts@ WWW.WWWW.WW also.i really want help..please reply whenever u get time
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