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Neurocysticercosis happens when the eggs of the tapeworm are ingested (usually through poorly cooked meat) and infect the central nervous system and the brain. Neurocysticercosis is a common cause of epilepsy and seizures in developing nations.

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Neurocysticercosis/ Cysticercosis of Brain

CYSTICERCOSIS of Brain or Neurocysticercosis is the most common cause of seizures or epilepsy in an adult and the most common parasitic infection of the brain.CYSTICERCOSIS (SIS-tuh-sir-KO-sis) of Brain or Neurocysticercosis (NEW-row SIS-tuh-sir-KO-sis) is the commonest cause of adult...Read More

Posted on : Sunday, June 7, 2009 12:00 AM
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Hi Everyone, I'm 31 years old and I'm also a victim of this tapeworm in brain. I suddenly got a severe headaache and went to emergency room last month. They did CT scan and MRI and several other blood tests and confirmed the cyst in my brain of size 8x7mm. They prescribed me albendazole[400mg morning and night] along with some steroids(prednisone) to reduce inflammation and kepra(750mg once a day) to avoid any possibility of seizures. They got another MRI two weeks back and the cyst size is about 4x4mm at that time. I hope it reduces fully. After seeing the posts here it looks like it might go and come back again any time in a few years!! Not sure how to deal with it and if there is a remedy to fully get away with it. I will check with my doctor when I meet her next time and update!! Have a good day!!
Replied on Sunday, October 6, 2013 3:22 PM
Hi Venkat_atl, how is your treatment with Albendazole going? Any further improvements, any other medicines? Are you in US or India?
Replied on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 11:39 PM

Anyone suffering from Neurocysticercosis please note

me Mamta Thakur, I am suffering , seizures, nausea, doctors said 3 years of medication and if things at last after 3 years will be surgery, than someone told me about the below mention person, within half hour he took out 3 worms with the cyst and the outer shell of the worms from my rain, medication is on going as he said there is net in ur brain so in ur brain so it will take 3 months but with my own eyes and without any pain literally saw the 3 worms, shell and the cyst.

non of the doctors, neuro science is and will be believing this but for those who are suffering we know the pain the worst feeling and as we try everything lets also try this one too.. 1000 of proves are there of living persons who got healed.

Have faith in God...
Replied on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 1:35 AM
can u please let me know the place where to visit in ajmer, my sister is also suffering from same problem, i have heard about baba in ajmer but didn't know the place ... please help
Replied on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 5:07 AM

I am 25 yr girl. My testosterone is very high. I have fecial hair problem reason for it hormone. Its my major problem in my life. I take doctor's treatment but I am not satisfy, never any changes in my testosterone.
Replied on Sunday, November 10, 2013 3:46 AM
My father is suffering from Nuerocysticercosis since the last 9 months. He was on Albendazole twice for about 3 weeks each time. The number and size of the cysts have gone down to about half but some still exists. The doctor is careful and does want to overdose him on Albendazole but my father has the episodes of memory loss every few months. What other options do we have for his treatment? Also, can we share the Nuerosurgeon/Nuero doctors names and info here so that other people can benefit from them. My father is currently being treated by Dr. Mahendra in MS Ramaiah hospital in Bangalore.
Replied on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 11:52 PM
My brother also had same problem. He had diagnosed with same problem last year in January and yesterday he had got same symptoms again. We had a full dose for the treatment for 18 months, as doctor said.
But now we are shocked to see the symptoms again. Please note we are vegetarians and still faced this problem.

Can anyone tell us:
1. some of the good experts. Currently we are referring to Mr Sunil Mallik [Neurologist], Dr Kawre etc.
2. Is this problem cures permanently or one has to take medicines throughout life?
3. Is there any specialist/hospital for this who can guide in better way?
4. What about other ways to cure?..Homeopathy?, Ajmer baba etc?
Replied on Sunday, December 8, 2013 10:28 AM

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