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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: 2XMommy | 03/2009 | 0 Comments
I had a right temporal lobectomy about 2 week ago.  Since then I have had a "buzz" in my left ear and now it seems almost like the ear is conjested.  What is odd is that it is the ear that is...
Created By: 2XMommy | 03/2009 | 1 Comment
I had a right temporal lobectomy about 2 week ago.  Since then I have had a "buzz" in my left ear and now it seems almost like the ear is conjested.  What is odd is that it is the ear that is...
Created By: 2XMommy | 02/2009 | 4 Comments

Hi!  I am a 33 year old mother of two (a 4 year old and a 6 month old) and I had a right temporal lobectomy last week.  Everything seems to have gone smoothly, including being sent home from the...

Created By: cathyrn7 | 02/2009 | 6 Comments
my daughter is 20 y/o considering surgery for parietal and occipital seizures, she is very fearful of being awake and having electrodes on brain and during surgery , she has had panic attacks in past...
Created By: frannie | 02/2009 | 0 Comments

Hi

I have looked through this webiste and find it very helpfull. What I am looking for is women and men who have had brain surgery for a Meningioma and did not experience a seizure until...

Created By: hrodamaker | 02/2009 | 2 Comments

I had a temporal lobectomy on my right temporal lobe 9 years ago and I quit taking my meds after 5 years after because I wasnt taking them consistantly and didnt want that to cause any issues,...

Created By: lacmrc | 02/2009 | 3 Comments
I AM NEW TO THE SITE AND I WAS NEEDING TO FIND SOME INFO.......MY DAUGHTER IS 6 YEARS OLD AND SHE HAS ABSCENCE SEIZURES AND HER NUROLOGIST THINKS THAT SHE SHOULD HAVE HER TONSILS REMOVED BUT I AM...
Created By: GetBackJack | 02/2009 | 2 Comments

Hi,

I had an anterior temporal lobectomy back in 06 to remove my seizure focus. When I open my mouth a weird lump appears on the right side near the temple, does anyone know what...

Created By: kcharbneau | 01/2009 | 1 Comment
Hi.  Was just wondering if someone could help me out.  For about the past month and a half, I've been having some sharp pains at the very back of my neck where you lift your head up and down, pain at...
Created By: RoxyG221 | 01/2009 | 12 Comments

Hello! I am new to this website and I'm interested in hearing any feedback anyone has to offer.  My fiancee has epilepsy and had brain surgery in April.  Since then, he has had no seizures,...

Created By: bsforevabff | 01/2009 | 4 Comments

Has anyone here had surgery more than one time because the first time didnt work for them? I had surgery in 2006. After the first couple months I thought everything had gone well...

Created By: BornAgainBeliever | 01/2009 | 10 Comments

Hi all,

 I know its kind of a typical question. But it seems to me like 50/50 seem totally cured from having the surgery.  I dont know what to do. I'm meeting with a Dr. on Long Island...

Created By: trisper | 01/2009 | 2 Comments
Hello everyone, I had surgery december 18th and it went wonderfully..I didn't have any serious problems with my speech except for not being able to find words until about 3 weeks out..since then I...
Created By: | 01/2009 | 2 Comments

 

Hi all,

 I have been on here several times before talking about my VNS and then updating you.  Well on January 5th I saw my neurologist and turned in my sz log that started on...

Created By: MichaelK | 01/2009 | 0 Comments

Medtronics is going to seek FDA approval of a deep brain stimulation device. There is limited information about the device available, except that which is on sites such as the following:

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Created By: Angie T. | 12/2008 | 1 Comment

Does anyone know of any grants of funding that can be used to help pay for surgery? I am a single mom with 2 boys. My neurologist thinks that surgery could really help me because medication has...

Created By: zoe49576 | 12/2008 | 0 Comments

I had a Right Temporal Lobectomy on October 22nd, 2008.  I had been having Complex Partial Seizures 5-7 a month with Sparatic Grandmals 7 over 7 years. I had been seizure free after the Surgery...

Created By: ahardway | 12/2008 | 13 Comments
I Had surgery done to my Left  tempral lobe this passed November 4th 2008.  It is now December 13 2008 making it 6 weeks since. All of the pain from where they cut into my brain and skull as well as...
Created By: psgutters | 12/2008 | 12 Comments

I Just had Temporal Lobectomy and Hippocampus removal because of grand mal seizures. Has anyone else had a surgery for this?

My surgery was on Nov. 11th. I am experiencing sensory...

Created By: psgutters | 12/2008 | 0 Comments

I Just had Temporal Lobectomy and Hippocampus removal because of grand mal seizures. Has anyone else had a surgery for this?

My surgery was on Nov. 11th. I am experiencing sensory...

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