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Hi, I have found out that I have tumour in my head two weeks ago by the neurologist.
Am so shocked to know this and feel depressed by days a...
How did you get results
blackmonday3 months ago
How did you get your results from MRI. I have been for an MRI and have now received an appointment to see my consultant to discuss re...
scruffycat4 months ago
IN THE BANA SURVEY, CAN I VOTE ALL?
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Michyford4 months ago
I was diagnosed about 6 weeks ago with AN it was a scary shock, I just thought I had lost my hearing in my left ear! I am coping at ...
AN with Symptoms
Hidden6 months ago
A month ago I was finally diagnosed with a very small AN. I say finally as getting to this diagnosis has been a 15 month journey!
rubyrat7 months ago
I had my AN removed 2yrs ago and have started to get a springing pain at the operation site and a pulsating feeling.Has anyone had this typ...
Hidden7 months ago
I had surgery nearly 18 months ago to de bulk a 3cm AN. I recovered well and returned to work after 6 weeks (probably a bit to soon with hin...
28 years on
keithzx12r8 months ago
I had my surgery to remove a large AN on 10th Sept 1987. This was also my wedding anniversary. The surgery left me with paralysis on the lef...
Regrowth after gamaknief
nido8 months ago
I had 2.8 AN which increased to 3cm in a single year....almost 4 years after gamaknief. I'm really stressed. Need advise???
Also is there an...
Peta24078 months ago
I've just been diagnosed with a 20mm acoustic neroma feeling very overwhelmed with the whole thing at the moment have seen ent & nurosurgeon...
Mellen8 months ago
Previous message should read Dalek (not darling) I blame predictive text
Has anyone posting about hearing distortion experienced robotic hearing or described like a darling?
Tinnitus hearing Ototoxicity
ks19669 months ago
Hellp everyone. I've had tinnitus for more than 20 years. Recently I took a heavy dose of antibiotics and started to feel dizzy all the tim...
scruffycat10 months ago
If so, where was it carried out finally? Where/how did your journey start? Did you have to go to a specialist centre? Were you referred, or ...
Acoustic neuroma 22x14mm and 5 mm cyst in the cerebellum.
Joanna01018110 months ago
Hi I found my acoustic neuroma year ago I had last MRI scan in June also I got 5mm left side cerebellum cyst.
Doctor said is no change in the...
Rachelmba year ago
Hi, I wonder if anybody can give me a bit of advice please .... I have lost significant amount of hearing and consultant sent me for MRI as...
GABennetta year ago
Hi. I have recently had an MRI scan due to hearing loss and been told by ENT consultant that I have an Acoustic Neuroma of 1cm. He has refer...
After Gamma Knife
Marauder2 years ago
One year post op and my tumour is still swollen, is that unusual?
Hi has anyone had a hypoglossal facial nerve graft?
Curlylynch2 years ago
Anyone had a hypoglossal facial nerve graft? I had my facial nerve cut 6 months ago When my a/n was removed. Has anyone had this procedure? ...
Hi , i was diagnosed just today with an acoustic neuroma which is quite big..26cm.
55maria2 years ago
I have one sided deafness and am now waiting for a transfer to neuro. I feel scared and am asking for support. I am a woman age 57 who has a...
I have got Tinatus in my ear no other symptoms but the AccustiTumour has grown in last 2 years advised Radiation worried about side effects
Waiting2 years ago
The Tumour grown very little went for mask at QE Birmingham yesterday Friday 13th June 2014 I almost had pannick attack I am wondering if I ...
Post Gamma Knife Growth?
I had GK in May 2013, the MRI the previous December showed my AN had grown from 8 x 4 when dignosed in May 2012 to 11 x 6 mm. At the time of...
Results of last MRI show substantial growth in last 6 months 22x21 to 26x22.
Nana20142 years ago
Diagnosed with AN about 4 years ago, been having 6 monthly MRIs. Results of the last one show substantial growth in last 6 months 22x21 to ...
New to this: Be gentle with me
Hidden2 years ago
This is my first post having only been diagnosed in the last three weeks. The term "very rare" certainly now has no statistical meaning for ...
I had a AN removal (85%) In may 2013 been referred for gamma knife. After op got hydrocephalus (fitted variable lumbar shunt) have physio
Elkcub0012 years ago
My balance is still quite poor. Feel disorientated/drunk! (After a year) this feeling is worse when outside, which makes me feel very anxiou...
Recommendations for a surgeon
DB19652 years ago
I am from the Isle of Man and from a traveling point of view its easier for me to do a day return to UK locations such as Liverpool, Manches...
Help please has anyone found a different treatment or quicker treatment has been available moving from NHS To Private ?
i was diagnosed with a medium sized tumor about 3 months ago, like many others i have read i was told in a very matter of fact way, i was to...
I was diagnosed with AN 4 years ago, grew slow to start but now bigger, been referred for radiotherapy, anyone had this?
Rebs29072 years ago
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Had AN surgery 12 years ago. Does anyone have persistent itching of face and scalp, feels like nest of ants crawling on skin.
annthom2 years ago
Which "symptom" of Acoustic Neuroma causes the most disruption to your life?
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