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Temporal Lobe Resection

Temporal Lobe Resection

I have epilepsy in both temporal lobes is there answer to a type of surgery for this condition?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I have medial temporal sclerosis on the right and something on the left temporal lobe and had a temporal resection and a neuropace (DBS) implant on the right. just like my VNS the doctor said it… read more

posted about 6 years ago

Temporal Lobe Resection

Temporal Lobe Resection

How does seizure surgery work?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Gutted to read this I suffer temporal lobe but it's too deep in the brain to be operated 😥 so had to settle for VNS x

posted over 6 years ago

What Has Been Your Experience With Surgery?

What Has Been Your Experience With Surgery?

Every neurologist I have seen tells me I need surgery to control my seizures. I have temporal lobe epilepsy that causes complex partial seizures. I've been through four different medications and still do not have control over the seizures.

I don't know if my condition is progressing or if the medication is causing me problems, but either way, I have noticed that I have forgotten a lot of things and my thought process is slower than it used to be. It's driving me nuts. I used to be the top of my… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I know the feeling....Except my neurologists over the years were not saying the surgery aspect. But I have been thru 9 medications now. I'm taking 2 medications now. But have dealt with 9 over the… read more

posted almost 6 years ago

Temporal Lobe Resection

Temporal Lobe Resection

I had surgery on my left temporal lobe in 1996 and had part of it removed and now im back to having seizures again about 5 years later to where they said its from the rest of my left temporal lobe what will it cause if i was to have surgery again i already have a bad memory. They say it may be part of my right temporal lobe also

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I was 14 years seizure free after left temporal lobe surgery.. Seizures started again may 2017... There is no chance in hell that i would allow them to take more out of my skull. I have a horrible… read more

posted over 4 years ago

Has Anyone Had The Temporal Lobe Resection If So How Was The Surgery For You And Would You Reccot

Has Anyone Had The Temporal Lobe Resection If So How Was The Surgery For You And Would You Reccot

I want to know if the Temporal Lobe Resection would be something that I could be considering than the VNS, if so I just want advice from patients who have had it and let me know there experience.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I've had one and it has lessened my seizures and changed them.do what you think is right write down every question you have about it and ask doctors sometimes when we get into the meetings with… read more

posted almost 3 years ago

I Feel Sudden Electric-shock Like Sensations, Intolerable Pain, Buzzing, Moving Across Shoulders, Neck & Down Spine??

I Feel Sudden Electric-shock Like Sensations, Intolerable Pain, Buzzing, Moving Across Shoulders, Neck & Down Spine??

Is it part of my parietal lobe seizures? Maybe focal aware? I have focal unaware mostly (complex partials), also simple focal aware (auras) of rt temporal parietal lobes, and sometimes bilateral to left side temporal parietal lobes also. Anyone ever experience this type of sensation or is it something else??

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Here are all of the facts from the Experts at the Epilepsy Foundation and the US National Library of Medicine about seizures of all kinds but especially epileptic seizures

Epilepsy Foundation
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posted 5 months ago

Does Any One Else With Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Have Mental Health Issues?

Does Any One Else With Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Have Mental Health Issues?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I’ve had depression longer. Then started having panic attacks. Afterwards, I found out that I had a benign brain tumor that caused my absence seizures. I had it removed

posted 4 months ago

Does Anybody Regret Having Their Surgery?

Does Anybody Regret Having Their Surgery?

I'm considering having an operation to remove a temporal lobe lesion. I'm told there's a risk that it could handicap speech or language, and it doesn't always remove all seizures (if any at all). Did surgery cause you any kind of problem that makes you regret surgery?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

No I have not regretted having mine. It's been almost two and a half years since my last one. From my experience, it hurts quite a bit for the first couple of days. It also depends to on what… read more

posted over 1 year ago
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Anyone Ever Have Epilepsy Brain Surgery? Can You Share Your Experience?

Anyone Ever Have Epilepsy Brain Surgery? Can You Share Your Experience?

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.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Hi, I've had the brain surgery twice, I've known some who were totally healed with no seizures, some who didnt have seizures as often and some that it didn't do anything. I had it done, not had any… read more

posted 9 days ago
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