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My son whom is seven now was born at 24 wks and has already had a VSD closure and Brain surgery from getting to much blood during that surgry he is now about to undergo a series of spinal fusions starting with removing his extra vertebrae and then fixing the anomolies with bone graphs and fusions do I need anything special here at home for after his surgry
You did not tell me why did he undergo brain surgery- is it placement of VP shunt? is he having Arnold Chiari? spinal fusion for the closure of meningomyelocele and it's a routine procedure. Taking care of the wound without soiling with urine and stools is very important. Take care of VP shunt...
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My cousins blood pressure is always at 40 unless she is on oxgen she had brain surgery a few months ago and was doing good now this is happening what could the cause of this be she said something about Herophy I looked this up and could not find anything She is only 39 do you have any ideas what is causing this Thank You Linda Secord
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I am sorry to say that your question is not valid it is not kike that 40 blood pressure it does not create any sens the blood comes in some unit like mm/Hg with two phase systolic and diastolic, have good day.
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one month back my father undergoes for brain surgery for stroke and after discharge his blood pressure is not normal specially the heart beat its always above 85b.p.m sometimes 106b.p.m doctor advised him amlokind g 5mg twice daily for b.p can you tell me what should we do to control high b.p and pulse rate

Welcome and thank you for asking on HCM!

I read carefully your question and understand your concern.

You should know that amlokind is a calcium channel blocker, with its main effect on the blood pressure and fewer effects on the heart rate.

I would recommend consulting with your doctor to...
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Hi went through gama knife brain surgery in 2001, was prescribed dialantin but in few years it had a impact on my sugar level which went shpooting up. doctor changed the medicine to enchorate chrono 500 mg twice a day. now it is cauing hair loss & weight gain. kindly advise
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I really appreciate your concern, if this is the side effects of the drug then it will be temporary and nothing can be done for that but once you finish the course of drug everything would be okay still it is better to discuss this with the doctor who prescribed the medicine...
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sir. what are the consequences of chronic stroke? is it very serious? if its serious then what should we do to get the patient best treatment? the patient has recently suffered from internal bleeding in brain and doctors are proceeding for brain surgery within the next few hours. we need an advice from you sir
As you have mentioned in case of your patient the stroke is due to bleeding in brain.
Long term Effects of stroke depends on-
1) Duration between onset (beginning) of symptoms and start of treatment (presentation to hospital) Usually stroke presents with minor symptoms like giddiness,...
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