It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Brain Tumors Message Board

  • Brain surgery - Meningioma

  • Post New Thread   Reply Reply
    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Old 12-17-2017, 03:10 PM   #1
    Scout555555's Avatar
    Join Date: Dec 2017
    Posts: 1
    Scout555555 HB User
    Brain surgery - Meningioma

    Hello everybody,

    I currently have a Meningioma in the right sphenoid wing that was 7 mm the last time I had an MRI. I was told by my Neurosurgeon that it had grown 50% from last time and he has suggested that I have suregery but is in no rush to do so. He at first advised February, then said even if I wanted to wait until summer since I have three daughters and had to plan it out I could. I asked for another MrI which is now planned for April. I have had previous brain surgery back in 1999 for an AVM in the left Temporal lobe and that took many months to recover. I had been goingl drs for a year when I started having language trouble and I was told it was just stress. It was not until I had a grand mal seizure that they discovered the Avm. They realized that I had been having Petit Mal seizures the entire year before. After the surgery I had more seizures due to the scar tissue and have been on seizure medication ever since. They discovered this tumor because I was having vision trouble and headaches, though it is very small and they are not sure if it was not related. I am now having more petit mal seizures. Does this seem like a good idea of my Neurosurgeon to wait on the surgery?

    Reply With Quote
    Sponsors Lightbulb
    Old 12-30-2017, 12:39 PM   #2
    krysta704's Avatar
    Join Date: Dec 2017
    Posts: 1
    krysta704 HB User
    Re: Brain surgery - Meningioma

    HI Scout,
    How long had it been since the first MRI found the meningioma and the growth of 50%? I'm glad you are at least scheduled for the surgery, I would want to do it sooner rather then later. I just found out about my 10mm tumor, I have no idea where its located, its been 25 days and I'm still waiting for a neurosurgeons office to call for an appointment. Definitely frustrating.

    Reply With Quote
    Reply Reply

    Related Topics
    Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
    New Surgery Neurosurgeon talking about Dtrax? ANGELINMICHIGAN Spinal Cord Disorders 2 08-17-2015 08:20 AM
    neck issues gakw3 Spinal Cord Disorders 8 04-08-2015 06:45 PM
    when did you know it was time for flat foot surgery? l129 Foot & Ankle Problems 22 08-09-2013 06:00 AM
    MRI reports - please help!! heatherhobbie77 Spinal Cord Disorders 27 11-12-2011 11:18 PM

    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Search this Thread:

    Advanced Search

    Posting Rules
    You may not post new threads
    You may not post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is Off
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are Off
    Pingbacks are Off
    Refbacks are Off

    Sign Up Today!

    Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

    I want my free account

    All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:13 AM.

    © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
    Do not copy or redistribute in any form!