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How will I feel after surgery for an acoustic neuroma?

Isaac Yang, MD
Neurosurgery
For open microsurgery to treat an acoustic neuroma, you will require an incision and bone drilling, and there will be a scar. Therefore, you will have some pain. You will be given medication to help with the pain, although it will just take the edge off the pain. You can therefore expect some amount of pain. You will probably have to stay in the hospital for a few days followed by a recovery period at home.

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