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Mar 25, 2019 · Pituitary macroadenoma tumor removal and short term memory loss in Brain Tumor

Hello. I am desperate for advice. I had a large pituitary macroadenoma removed on 1/1/2019. The surgeon got it all out. Before the surgery, he said there shouldn’t be any complications post op. I had and am still having lots of issues. Tens days post op they discovered I had hospital acquired menigitis. They took care of that with antibiotics. I also had DI that turned into SIADH. I’m on a loose fluid restriction but my sodium bottoms out easily. I am extremely lethargic all the time. But the worse is short term memory loss and feeling like I’m in a fog all day. Sometimes I can’t remember things from one day to the next. I am an RN and am devastated. I was in perfect health till all this happened. I found a thread on here and have tried to reply but not having any luck. The thread had these names in it @dawnpereda @kdubois. This thread mentioned about seeing a neuropsychologist who could do cognitive behavioral therapy. I am willing to do anything. Does anyone have any suggestions. I just want my life back. Thank you in advance for any suggestions.

Mar 25, 2019 · Adult Life after a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in Brain & Nervous System

Could you provide more information on the CBT? What is the name of the doctor you are seeing? I’m in desperate need for that therapy.

Feb 22, 2019 · Adult Life after a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in Brain & Nervous System

@kdubois Hi Kelly. Could you help me with the doctors you saw that got you on the right track. I have had a tumor removed as well and am experiencing the same post op symptoms. I’m trying to get on the right track.