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Hi Have Any Of You Guys Had Temporal Lobectomy Surgery? If So What Is Outcome And Was It Successful
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After approximately 18 years of trying all sorts of medications and treatments to control intractable daily / weekly temporal lobe seizures and approximately monthly grand mal seizures, I made the… read more

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Mental Side Effects After Craniotomy
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For those who have had brain surgery, specifically a craniotomy, what mental side effects did you have after the surgery? Do you feel if it affected your mood, causing or contributing to depression, anxiety or paranoia? Please share your experiences with this. Thank you!

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Thank you so much for your thoughts, I really appreciate it! Sending you prayers on your journey of recovery!

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Recovery Expectations From Frontal Temporal Lobectomy
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Hi, I am going to have a frontal temporal lobectomy on my non dominant side, next month, i have no idea what to expect afterward except for the generic stuff that the doctors have told me. I am curious about memory, mood swings, depression risks, thought process, Etc. I have never talked with anybody who has had anything like this done. Those of you have experienced it, Can you give me any information?

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Thank you so much!!!

Has Anyone Had Brain Surgery To Correct Their Seizures? Im Scared And Would Love To Hear Your Stories And Get Any Advice I Can
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I've got complex partial seizures with identified abnormality in my temporal lobe. Seizures are focal so my neurologist said surgery is an option I should consider, but I'm pretty scared and not sure it is worth it. My seizures aren't very bad and I could still lead a mostly-normal life but I plan to become a doctor and with sleep deprivation being a major trigger for me it may prevent me from pursuing my desire to work in a hospital (which means long hours). Im not sure about the process of… read more

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Hello Jessicakate, I know how You feel right now. I had the depth electrodes test a number of years ago and was scared something would go wrong during or after the surgery was over when I was just… read more

Has Anyone Had Or Has Their Child Had A Frontal Lobe Resection Surgery? If So, How Did It Work Out?
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I have not had a frontal lobe resection, but I have experienced two left-hemisphere partial temporal lobectomy procedures in 1998 and 2000. These strongly reduced the severity and frequency of my… read more

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Has Anyone Had A Temporal Lobectomy? What Was Your Experience Like? How Did It Improve/ Affect Your Seizures?
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I had right temporal lobe surgery back in 1988. It was one of the best things I have ever had done. It reduced my seizures from being intractable to rare. The neurologist told me that the pattern of… read more

My Daughter Had A Right Temporal Lobectomy A Week Ago She Is Experiencing Light Sensitivity Has Anyone Else Had That Experience
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She has a normal headache pain near the incision and the right side of her head black eye bruising but the light sensitivity is severe and I can't find anywhere where anyone has experienced that.

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I just got this same surgery a few weeks ago and I experienced light sensitivity too and I had lots of head pain. I was also severely tired and would sleep all day for the first week and a half after… read more

Anyone Ever Have Epilepsy Brain Surgery? Can You Share Your Experience?
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Theyve been trying to get me to get epilepsy brain surgery for years the older I get the more I'm considering it as I'm seeing how it's affecting my life as an adult. I just want to hear other people who have already done it experiences so I know what I'm getting into. Did it completely cure you? Did your seizures get worse? Any mental changes in personality or mood? How painful was it? Etc.

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Yes!! 1995 at the time very successful. Scar tissue removed from right temporlobe. Afterwards off all meds. For 10 years. 1 episode caused to be on 1 med since. Probably forever.

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Clonic Seizures?
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I was wondering can you have a clonic seizure on just one side ,I'm starting to have clonic seizures that always starts on my right side then it progresses to a tonic-clonic seizure.

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I have tonic clonic as well but mine start on the left and progress to both sides, so I think it’s from the Temporal lobe that they could start from. My main seizures come from my frontal lobe… read more

I Had A Right Temporal Lobe Lobectomy 4 Years Ago. I Lost Most Of My Episodic Memories? Has Anyone Else Had This Experience?
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Oh! that is very disappointing. I’m sorry that this has happened to you. If my Dr ever talks to me about this as a remedy I will certainly give this a second thought