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I got acoustic Neuroma of 3.5 by 4.6 cm and

          I got acoustic Neuroma of 3.5 by 4.6 cm and plenty of cyst associated with it - Problem is apart from 70% hearing loss( i can still use it for phone conversation)      i don't have any serious side effect like balace problem, head ache or dizziness - i do some mild excersise always such as walking etc. People who did surgery says they have knife slice pain, dizzness etc - i am curious what should i do? bit confused in fact - In youtube some doctors shows MRI images of Marijuana shrinking tumor in 6 to 8 months.Is that true? Can i avoid surgery?
thanking. Roger     
Fri, 26 Oct 2018
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