I Had a Brain Tumor

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 37 People

    In October of 2014, while travelling in Peru,

    I had a seizure in the middle of the night. My spouse, who happens to be a medical doctor, woke up, finding me convulsing and frothing at the mouth. When I finally came through, I was paralyzed on my right side. Soon after, I regained function of my right leg. My right arm...
    runlerun runlerun
    51-55, F
    1 Response Apr 4, 2015

    No Cancer, Just Shakes.

         At the age of 11 my father noticed my eyes were not moving upward. The eye doctor found only a minor farsightedness, and suggested an MRI scan if symptoms worsen. So, some time later, I get an MRI scan and they find the tumor near the optic nerve.  ...
    WisperKity WisperKity
    26-30, M
    Oct 29, 2009

    In October of 2014, while travelling in Peru,

    I had a seizure in the middle of the night. My spouse, who happens to be a medical doctor, woke up, finding me convulsing and frothing at the mouth. When I finally came through, I was paralyzed on my right side. Soon after, I regained function of my right leg. My right arm...
    runlerun runlerun
    51-55, F
    1 Response Apr 4, 2015

    Real Brain Tumor

    Brain tumor is basically cancer of the brain. Medulloblastoma, ependymoma, glioma, teratoma, atypical teratoid rhadoid tumor, etc, are names associated with different types of brain tumor.In simple terms, brain tumor is no more than uncontrolled growth of cells forming a lump in...
    gr8jesus gr8jesus
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Sep 29, 2010

    I Survived a Brain Tumor

    Last summer I was going to the doctor often for an earache, after the third visit, he had me get an MRI, and to my surprise, I had a brain tumore the size of a golf ball on my brain stem..The next week I was in the hospital for surgery to remove it. It all was removed...
    jess1977 jess1977
    31-35
    7 Responses Feb 18, 2009

    Tumor Experience

    i had a tumor  and still have a tumor, all i can tell u is that in 1983, i had my first opperation,for about a year prior, it was real bad head aches,not sure if i was driving on correct side of road,fingers were not working,speach was screwed up,u know what i mean,i was a...
    joeellwood joeellwood
    51-55
    2 Responses Jun 23, 2009

    I'm havin trouble sleeping this evening

    because of mean headaches. Just wanted anyone who's having a hard time to know my prayers go out to you tonight. Even though it's been since 2010 since I had mine removed it still is a everyday challenge. Never give up
    LftTemporalobetumorsurvivor LftTemporalobetumorsurvivor
    36-40, M
    2 Responses May 5, 2015

    I Had a Brain Tumor

    When i was 2 years old i had a brain tumor all i can remember was that i had a sezure then my arms and legs tied to something and they put me into a mri then they did the surgery... but when i was 2 my tumor wasnt in its normal spot.. i mean the normal spot for a child is in the...
    samanthawasacoolname samanthawasacoolname
    13-15
    Jul 11, 2009

    I seem to keep getting sudden flashbacks of

    something serious that impacted my life. I tend to just keep it to myself but now it has come to a time where I don’t want to keep it in. I want to let my story be told. I had a illness, something not pretty; a brain tumour. This is a big disease, a big problem and it affects...
    kayleighmuir kayleighmuir
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Sep 19, 2014

    I'm a Meningiomomma

    I'm assuming I'm not the only one here who's had one.  It's quite an experience, isn't it?  According the various neorosurgeons with whom myself and my daughter consulted, that thing in my head had been growing for two decades, or, twenty years!  Now that's a long...
    margaretv margaretv
    66-70, F
    1 Response Aug 23, 2009

    I Had A Brain Tumor In 2002.

    I had a pineal gland germinoma, malignant, in 2002. My life has been hard since then, but I've managed to secure a job. I have had eye pain and headaches ever since I had the brain tumor and I cannot exercise or lift heavy objects. I had the tumor when I was just 16. Well, at...
    komickaze komickaze
    26-30
    Mar 1, 2011

    I'm A Survivor!

    I have few happy memories as a child, not because I had a bad family I have a good family. I experienced something that most kids don't experience when their 6. I'm telling this story in hope I can be a blessing to someone. When I was six I was experiencing flu like symptoms...
    abigs abigs
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Nov 11, 2010
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