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How long will it take my brother to recover from brain surgery?

This is variable, depending upon the type of tumour, location of the tumour and skill of the surgeon. I am not sure what you mean by "his recovery is taking a while". More specific READ MORE
This is variable, depending upon the type of tumour, location of the tumour and skill of the surgeon. I am not sure what you mean by "his recovery is taking a while". More specific information would be helpful.

Is there a surgery to treat symptoms of seizures?

There are a number of types of surgery for seizures, and these can range from a small resection of brain or creating a lesion at the source of the seizures, to a complete hemispherectomy READ MORE
There are a number of types of surgery for seizures, and these can range from a small resection of brain or creating a lesion at the source of the seizures, to a complete hemispherectomy for very serious intractable seizures.

Is there a cure for meningioma?

If it is asymptomatic, I would follow it with CT or MRI.

My brother is suffering slight speech loss after an operation. Will he recover?

The head injury itself could have caused this, or it might be a sequel of the procedure. I would recommend starting him on speech therapy as soon as possible.

Is surgery required for a patient who has suffered from a stroke?

Depending upon the cause and length of time since the even, they might. If it is an embolism and only a few hours it might be worth a try.

How long should a skull fracture take to heal?

This is variable as to the type of fracture--was in only a crack, a depressed skull fracture, or a compound skull fracture. Why did they operate? These answers could help make READ MORE
This is variable as to the type of fracture--was in only a crack, a depressed skull fracture, or a compound skull fracture. Why did they operate? These answers could help make a guestimate.

What is the recovery period after a brain surgery to get a tumor removed?

It all depends on the exact location, type of tumour, and skill of the surgeon. It could be a few weeks to months.

Is weakness after a brain surgery normal?

Brain surgery is very traumatic to the system, creating a lot of stress and everyone reacts differently. I have had patients with large cystic hemispheric tumours go home the READ MORE
Brain surgery is very traumatic to the system, creating a lot of stress and everyone reacts differently. I have had patients with large cystic hemispheric tumours go home the next day. Every person is different in their response. Might get a general workup to make sure she is not anaemic or some other thing slowing her recovery.

Is there a surgery to treat ADHD?

I would highly advise any surgery. Also would not prescribe Adderall myself. Neurofeedback has shown some remarkable results, and would be worth a try.

How long does it take for one to recover from a brain tumor surgery?

It would all depend upon the location of the tumour, the type of tumour, and the surgical skill of the Doctor. It can be as little as a week, to many months. Many variables. READ MORE
It would all depend upon the location of the tumour, the type of tumour, and the surgical skill of the Doctor. It can be as little as a week, to many months. Many variables.

Can a brain surgery cause speech defects?

I would imagine he is R handed and this was surgery upon the left side of the brain. If he did not have the problem before and did after, it is obviously a complication. Would READ MORE
I would imagine he is R handed and this was surgery upon the left side of the brain. If he did not have the problem before and did after, it is obviously a complication. Would recommend intensive speech therapy.

Recovery from craniotomy?

It is common following severe head injuries as you must have had after the car crash. You might see if there are programs for neuropsych rehab in your area. Might help.

Awake during brain surgery?

With certain types of brain surgery, when operating around very special areas of the brain, we will keep the patient awake to avoid causing deficits which would not be able to READ MORE
With certain types of brain surgery, when operating around very special areas of the brain, we will keep the patient awake to avoid causing deficits which would not be able to be tested should the patient be asleep.

What is a coma?

Loss of consciousness.

Can a blood clot in the brain be removed by medicines alone?

It would need to be evaluated to see if it is causing significant mass effect upon the brain. It might be small enough that it could just be resorbed.

Can back pain cause headaches?

You may have injured your neck as well. Cervicogenic headaches are very common. You might want to see a physiotherapist for treatment of your neck as well and see if they diminish. READ MORE
You may have injured your neck as well. Cervicogenic headaches are very common. You might want to see a physiotherapist for treatment of your neck as well and see if they diminish.

My baby's head size is big. Is it due to any abnormality?

Find the soft spot on the top of the babies head. IF it feels full, the problem could be Hydrocephalus (water on the brain). If not he is probably ok, but I would check that. READ MORE
Find the soft spot on the top of the babies head. IF it feels full, the problem could be Hydrocephalus (water on the brain). If not he is probably ok, but I would check that. Also during his healthy baby checkup, what percentage was his head circumference and his overall percentages of weight and height? If it is significantly greater than the weight and height percentages, it may be of concern. To relieve your concerns it might behoove you to see a neurosurgeon to be sure.

Are all tumors cancerous?

There are many types of tumors that can occur in the brain, from metastasis to primary brain tumors. The primary intracranial tumors can be benign or malignant. You should have READ MORE
There are many types of tumors that can occur in the brain, from metastasis to primary brain tumors. The primary intracranial tumors can be benign or malignant. You should have it seen by a neurosurgeon who can direct you on the next step.

Can lower back pain lead to paralysis?

I have never seen a case of just back pain causing paralysis. You should have a neurosurgical evaluation to find the etiology of the pain.