What to do with a grade I glioma? Doctors unclear.
Hi… im a new member! Im 29 , and im from Mexico… Im very nervous and confused with all the information that Doctors are given to me.. I started almost 2 months ago with a terrible headache.. At 10th August i cant stand anymore and I end at Intensive Care Unit at hospital. It was my first time at a hospital. Doctor said it was an ictus (cerebral stroke) , they made a lot of tests : blood, IRM, IRM with contrast, PET/TC, and some more. After 11 days they put me out and said that it wasnt an ICTUS, they were very sure it is a glioma and they suggested me to do a surgery to remove it. I have seen 5 Doctors since then, and even when my PET/TC is negative they said that a surgery is needed. Im very affraid, because diagnosis was so confused and tests dont give background for it. Even some of theme told me that they cant be 100% sure of a glioma but due of the image at the IRM they assume it. Right now, im Ok… just headache and i think i can hold on.. All my functions are Ok: speak, hear, movements, view. The glioma is on my right temporal lobe and im left hand. For what I know i need another test to know if been left hand is not a problem due the glioma on the right side.
Im affraid to do a surgery if Im Ok, affraid to take a wrong decissiom with the wrong doctor and I dont feel safe taking a huge decission like this with any support on my analysis.. I dont have resources to go to MayoClinic.. im doing my best to go to MexicoCity but even there, Doctors are not very clear. Im affraid to be just someome who pays a surgery without need it. Somebody was in this kind of situation? What do you recommend? Thanks a lot