so my hubby had his surgery on the 8th of october and has been sick ever since. Lots of nausea and daily headaches. Which he had neither before. They have checked him for everything and says he is ok. However they see a pocket of fluid that they say can be normal after surgery. They say the only thing left to do is go in and get rid of that fluid. Kenny says he feels a lot of pressure in his head.
He didnt suffer like most of you before the surgery. He just had a few symptoms and they caught it pretty early. No syrinx tethered cord or anything like that. NOw he is in severe pain everyday and has lost 35 lbs.
anyone heard of this? any suggestions? they said there isnt a leak
well he definately isnt over wieight. He is 6ft 2 and weighed about 210 when he went into surgery and now he weighs 180. We took him off the pain meds and the nausea and vommiting has stopped. He had a spinal when he went back in the hospital about 2 weeks agi and they removed some fluid. They didnt think his pressure was too high but was borderline high. They havent said anything about needing a shunt. Is that something permanent? The surgeon just said he would go in and take care of that pocket of fluid. Will it build back up?
Hi I have seen the term used b4...here is what I found:
A pseudomeningocele is an abnormal collection of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) that communicates with the CSF space around the brain or spinal cord. In contrast to a meningocele, in which the fluid is surrounded and confined by dura mater, in a pseudomeningocele, the fluid has no surrounding membrane but is contained in a cavity within the soft tissues.
Pseudomeningocele may result after brain surgery, spine surgery, or brachial plexus avulsion injury.
Treatment for pseudomeningocele is conservative or may involve neurosurgical repair.
Hi everyone! It's me! Sorry I haven't been on I've had it rough since surgery. I just want to say I have this issue u r asking about majerus. Sane exact situation too I went for preventative surgery and am having some mild complications. I was re-admitted a week after surgery because of brain swelling. Now the swelling is gone after steroids but after a Ct scan yesterday they still say I have fluid around the area of surgery and it could take weeks to months for my body to re-absorb it. Essentially it will take time and they don't know how long. Let me know if u have any questions best wishes!
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