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Hello all, Bear with me as I am new to all this...I recently had a microprolactinoma removed by the transphenoidal approach, the MRI said it was 3.5mm but it was apparently found to be a bit bigger once the surgeon removed it, and tha...
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Hi there This is all very new to me so I hope I'm doing this right but I'm just looking for some reassurance. I'm 26 years old and was diagnosed with a parapharyngeal space tumour in late 2012. 2013 my surgeon attempted to remove the t...
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Hello, I was diagnosed with a 5x2 mm microadenoma on my pituitary 3 years ago. I did two MRIs after which showed no further growth, that it was stable. I also had cortisol and other hormonal bloodiest which came back relatively norma...
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i have a bump on the left side of my head that i dont have on the right side what bumps are normal or how can i measure eachside of my head?
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Please someone offer me some advice or tell me your experience with brain tumor symptoms. So far I have very frightening symptoms that lead me to believe that I have a brain tumor. I made the mistake of googling it and I can’t...
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I had a pituitary tumor removed several years ago. I had a follow up MRI last month and an appointment with my neuro surgeon. All is well. I did inform the Doctor I have been tired lately so he ordered blood work to check hormone le...
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Hello I'm 17yrs old I had a tumor that was attached to the pituitary gland when I was 12 it was removed partially the rest was removed with chemo and radiation due to being attached to my eyes. when I was 15 it came back I had chemo an...
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My Nero ordered a MRI and his nurse called me a day after the test came back and told me that he is referring me to a Endocrinologist but would not tell me anything else.. HELP why would he want to do this?
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Hello, I was diagnosed with a pituitary macroadenoma that is 25 mm at it's largest dimension "It measures approximately 16 mm in AP dimension x 24 mm in greatest transverse dimension x 23 mm in craniocaudal dimension." The largest con...
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Besides the menengioma I have had MS for 3 years, SLE for 14 years, a arteriorgram to remove a small heart blockage that failed. I have scarring on my lungs from 16 diagnosed cases of pneumonia that left scarring in my lungs. My breat...
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I have recently undergone blood tests (stress tests) for hypopituitarism and have been told that I need to go for an MRI and to start hormone treatment. This process seems to take forever. I am exhausted, get headaches, frequent urinat...
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10 years ago I was diagnosed with a Pituitary Adenoma. As it is only small (7mm x 9mm) I have only been monitored ever since. Initially I had lots of MRI's/CT's/blood tests & Visual field tests. There has never been any reason for concer...
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Hello, Hello everyone, so here's my story. Since Oct. of last year I've been dealing with the most annoying headaches. I thought it was nothing cause I do suffer from migraines but these started to become very frequent and diffe...
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Hello everyone, I've had a massive pituitary tumor controlled by bromocriptine, problem however is that it damaged the nerves on my left eye, I can only see bright objects that contain light in them and colours like red and blue with inc...
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I'm posting on my sister's behalf, hopefully to help her out. She had a pituitary macroadenoma removed 4 months ago, but recovery has been rough. Her biggest problem is muscle weakness and atrophy. She has difficulty getting changing ...
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I was just recently diagnosed with a Cavernoma of the brain. I don't know much about it besides it is a raspberry shaped tumor type lesion that sometimes bleeds small amounts of blood into your brain. I have had a bad headache since the ...
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I stared having anxiety about brain tumors. About 3 days I stared having headaches in my forehead, especially near the bridge of my nose. The weather here has been Wack, it was in the 60's a couple days ago now it's cold, maybe that has ...
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hi looking for some help my partner [in the summer] suffered a pituitary apoplexy and is now on numerous hormones...one of which is growth hormone injection. we are off on holiday end of january and this injection needs to be kept refr...
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Hello everyone! I'm 15 years old boy and i have pain in chest, especially at night. I don't remember that I ever had this kind of pain in my chest. What can cause this pain and should I visit a doctor?
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Hi - has anyone come accross natural or drug treatments that shrink tectal plate gliomas? I am 44 and have had 7 operations in 2 years. The pumps and valves are always causing me grief. If I shrink the Glioma then will the problem disapp...
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