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    My daughter had a Brain Tumor called Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma also known as JPA
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    willadsonchelsea posted:
    Has anybody else had this type of brain tumor removed, I have a couple of questions. That I cant seem to get a straight answer from any of her doctors! please help if possible.
    My daughter had hers removed 4 years ago @ the age of 3, she is now 7 & weighing over 105 pounds, she is a very active little girl who eats healthy & never sits still, we exercise & ride bikes exc. she started gaining weigh 6 months after her surgery and hasn't stopped gaining weight.


    ***First question**
    ---Is it possible to become over weight after this surgery?
    **Second questin**
    --Ive done a lot of research of my own and all I can come up with is
    (HYPOTHALAMIC OBISITY) is it possible she has that.
     
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    prateekindia responded:
    If according to doctors your daughter is cured from brain cancer then why are you worried. Rather than worrying about such kind of thing you should try some test which can make you sure that she is safe from brain tumor or any other kind of cancer. And you should fix an appointment with a good physician to start enquiry about the exact problem of your daughter. And try to improve her immune power using fruits and food contain high amount of anti-oxidants or you can also try any immunotherapy which will prevent you from such severe diseases.


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