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When the Fluid was leaking out it actually drained into my sinuses, out my nose and down my throat. Tasted salty. *Yuck* so when drainage stopped they knew it was healed, but they left it in for a couple extra days for good measure.

That's what I kind of thought but wasn't sure.

I will also need to follow up with the endocrinologist for several months to confirm the pituitary is still functioning properly. Even things that were working before could in theory be damaged now due to all the poking and prodding. I'll also have to have follow up MRI's every 6 months for the next several years.

I certainly hope everything heals well and all your tests come back clear.

So frustrating. My husband is the one always whining about some health complaint and running to the doc 2-3 times a month for one reason or the other. I go 2-3 times per year max many years only once. But somehow I've managed to rack up 5 surgeries in our 16 years of marriage. I told him next time is his turn.

Isn't that how it normally works?! LOL!

But then again I'd love to have a breast reduction sometime down the road.

I'd love to have enlargement surgery. I can't even fill a B cup and I'm still losing! :frown: I doubt it'll ever happen tho. Too much money!

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In theory the reduction would be covered by insurance for me but between all the money we have spent on my Lapband and PS and all the vacation days at work wasted on surgery stays our family hasn't had a proper vacation for several years now.

I would have loved to have my reduction before this fall when I turn 40 but I think I should just wait another couple years and let our finances settle down, go on 1-2 vacations with the family and let work get use to the idea of my being around regularly again before I ask for more time off.

Though believe me I did campaign for the idea of have both the PS and the tumor removed the same week. I thought maybe I could have the reduction then a few days later have the tumor out. That way I could have just had one recovery period. But I couldn't get any of the docs on board.

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I'm sure the docs had a bloody fit when you suggested that! Makes sense to the rest of us considering the recovery time tho! LOL!

If your reduction would be beneficial health-wise I would think the sooner the better. BUT I totally get the work, home, finances angle too. Tough decision.

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