My wife had a cranial decompression surgery in december and after surgery has had unexplained neutropenia. All her doctors flip flop around on her and she can't seem to get any real direction as to what to do and where to go. The lack of concern blows me away. my questions are what type of doctor would best meet her needs. She has seen a hematologist, immunologist, rheumatologist, and neurosurgeon. She was also told to go to the mayo clinic but we have aetna insurance and they say they don't cover the mayo clinic. She now has some type of infection that started in her sinuses and spread behind her eyes. a cyst has developed in the same area and they are talking about possible surgery if it doesn't clear up. the only antibiotic they had her on was amoxicillin and it's been 6-7 weeks. does any of this sound familiar or can anyone give direction. she needs help.
Sounds like a complex set of circumstances. If there is a spreading infection with a lesion, further work up is definitely needed. A full ent evaluation would be helpful to assess sinus involvement. Make sure all your previous records and scans are with you for the appointment.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. MedHelp is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.