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Old 04-23-2012, 11:12 AM   #1
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Has anyone here had brain surgery? I need to know what to expect

I have a large 3.5cm benign bone tumor in my skull just above my left eye, and I may have to have a craniotomy to remove it, and a plate put in my skull. I don't absolutely have to have it done, but I have been living with a continuous pressure headache for years. I am worried about the uncertainties such as what to expect when I wake up, how much pain, will I be delirious the first day or 2 or will i be able to interact meaningfully with my family? Also, I am worried about recovering at home and how long that will take...I am worried because I live alone and although my girlfriend promised to put everything on hold for 2 weeks to stay with me, I am worried about a long and complicated recovery. Basically I am scared of the unknown.

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Old 04-30-2012, 03:39 PM   #2
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Re: Has anyone here had brain surgery? I need to know what to expect

wow sorry to hear that i feel for you i just found out i have a arachniod cyst i am 21 and scared to death of surgery and dont know much about this whole thing i wish you the best of luck

 
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