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are eye floaters a sign of a brain tumor

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sapozink
43 years experience Radiation Oncology
No : These are common with age but should be evacuated by an ophthalmologist.

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unlikely: Brain tumors do not cause floaters. We all have some floaters. If new floaters appear, see your doctor for examination of the retina. For good health ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Visual symptoms: What does your ophthalmologist say about these symptoms? When was your last brain ct scan or mri? Collaboration between your ophthalmologist and neuro ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Liu
19 years experience Neurosurgery
Doubtful. : While loss of the light reflex can rarely indicate there is a mass in your eyeball, brain tumors will typically not cause this. Brain tumors can caus ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Likely not: Likely migraine.See your doctor and get a workup for the headaches.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
17 years experience Clinical Psychology
Migraine: A migraine is a common type of headache that may occur with symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, dizziness, changes in vision, numbness/ tingling or se ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: I would need to see the kid to begin understanding the symptoms you list. However, I don't go to brain tumor as a reason for this in a 12 wk old.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Headache: Probably ice pick headaches. Get an evaluation by your doctor to be sure.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Yes: Although symptoms from a brain tumor can be subtle , a persistent headache needs to be addressed by your doctor. Please go to the emergency room as so ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: A lump on the scalp is not an indication of brain tumor.

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