Just a month ago I found out out I have a very common arachnoid cyst. Only problem is, I am having 5-8 “episodes” a day, I completely shut down, slurred speech, if I can talk at all, so weak I cannot open my eyes, cannot open my eyes at all, yet I can hear everything that is going on. My muscles tense up so bad as if I were to have a seizure the entire time I am having one, therefore extremely sore after words. They last 2 minutes to 3 ½ hours a day.
In one month, I have been to the er, a neuro, surgeon, my pcp, and a neurologist whom i am going back to tomorrow. just this past monday blood work was ordered and an mri. FINALLY!!!!
I went this morning to get copies for myself bc I feel like everyone is passing me around like i don't matter, Ive never had anything like this happen in my entire life, no trauma to my head no nothing.
The mri impression reads: cerebrospinal fluid collection in the posterior fossa in the midline, differential diagnosis includes, Giant Cisterna Magna versus an arachnoid cyst, favoring giant Cisterna Magna. I have no idea what any of this means no one will take the time to explain. i work in the er, and no one seems to care, I am only 24 years old with a 2 year old, and a husband that’s been serving our our amazing country for almost 10 years. Im obviously out of work and not getting paid right now. I'm lost., In soooooo much pain. please help asap. Thank you ahead of time! Also, I went back to the nuerologist, and he now tell me that this is anxiety, causing all of this, WHATTTT!!!??? Makes no since I am so lost!!
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
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. Med Help International, Inc. 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.