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Pineal Gland Cyst
Aug 19, 2008
... I was just diagnosed with a pineal gland cyst. ... (4 replies)
Pineal Gland Cyst
Aug 20, 2008
... It is unlikely that your sypmtoms are related to the cyst. A pineal gland cyst in the overwhelming number of people is similar to a birthmark. Having surgery would probably not help. I would suspect that your symptoms are related to something else such as migraines. ... (4 replies)
... I have read on the net that many people have had the surgery. The drs tell me with my symtoms being as severe as they are that if it was not so large and on the pineal gland surgery would be an option. But they both have told me it is in such a dangerous spot that there is a very high risk of coma or death. ... (11 replies)

... I am wondering the same thing - I to have a 1.4 cm pineal cyst and alot of symptoms - after careful research, I have come to the conclusion that many people with the Pineal Cyst have the same symptoms I have - I too was going to a neurologist who blew me off as saying my symptoms are not due to my cyst/tumor - but after reading that all neurologists say the same thing - you... (41 replies)
... arachnoid cyst in my pineal gland. I have read the research. My family doctor and neurologist say that it is no big deal. ... (41 replies)
... o or so, I have had really bad migraines and headaches, as well as temp lobe seizures and have gained a lot of weight. On an MRI, they found an "incidental" 9mm pineal cyst. ... (41 replies)
... he time of day. My GP sent me there to get a good opinion on the mri I had done. The neuro thought I was there exploring an option for surgery. Again he said the pineal cyst is nothing to worry about. Next step was the neurologist. I have been on lots of medicine for inflamation, and seizures. ... (41 replies)
... I also live in Indiana and Dr. Gaurnaschelli was the first Doctor that I went to. I ended up having surgery to remove it March of this year, and its been a very long recovery. However I feel great and have not had any symptoms since my surgery!! ... (41 replies)
... my pineal gland which had been destroyed by the cyst. It was a very risky surgery with a long recovery time, but it has alomst been a year since surgery and I have not had any of the symptoms that I had prior to surgery. Let me know if you have any other questions. ... (11 replies)
... that the surgery was too dangerious. ... (11 replies)
... Dr. Fred Epstein performed the surgery. Epstein has passed away since but I believe the surgery was performed at NYU medical center. ... (9 replies)
... NYU in New York, New York. He would be a good person to contact for an opinion, he did my surgery last year to remove a pineal gland cyst. ... (11 replies)
... Like i said in my earlier post, they found 4 cm x3cm and so forth right on my pineal gland. The dr told me that they cannot remove it nor put a shunt in. He said it is in such a dangerous spot that surgery is definitely not a option. ... (11 replies)
... I have had surgery to remove a pineal gland cyst. So feel free to ask any questions. ... (41 replies)
Pineal cyst
Jun 23, 2003
... the pineal cyst can act as a ball valve, trapping fluid intermittently, or can stay fixed, leading to progressive hydrocephalus. ... (31 replies)
Pineal cyst
Jun 9, 2003
... My now 15 month old daughter was diagnosed with a pineal cyst by CT scan which was done for other reasons a few months ago. ... (31 replies)

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