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brain tumor symptoms smell

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Rarely caused by...: Your condition is called phantosmia. While brain tumors can cause it, that's an unusual cause. I advise having neurologist re-evaluate. I'm unaware o ... Read More

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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: There are many causes for changes to smells including drugs, alcohol, tobacco, heavy metals, head trauma, multiple sclerosis, parkinson's disease, fro ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Comples partial sz: The transient foul aroma may well be an aura associated with a focal seizure, and usually is not associated with a brain tumor, but is due to an area ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I : I cannot tell you why you smell something malodorous when your family does not. You mentioned that you have a cracked tooth. If the crack goes under ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Is hard to say. : This is hard to say because many times brain rumors can be asymptomatic, especially if they're deep inside the brain. Often when they do present they ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Depends: As the tumor grow in size, it will compress areas of brain that control movement, or it could cause headaches or visual symptoms.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Nothing specific: It is not feasible to discern headaches due to brain tumors from the usual headaches from other causes. See this site for more info on this subject an ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Yes. But what: Symptoms depend on location. An auto accident may result from a visual field defect. May not be able to balance checkbook. A seizure. Pesonality chang ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
Brain tumors could: Cause all kinds of strange behaviors. It depends upon where in the brain the tumor is growing. If it is near the part of the brain that impacts on sex ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Brain fog & tingle: can be produced by many things, tumor is at the bottom of the list. Please see your doc for diagnosis and treatment. Diet, lifestyle, sleep habits, ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
20 years experience Neurosurgery
Brain cancer spec: Brain cancer is a specific type of brain tumor. Brain tumors are graded from grade 1 (benign) to grade 4 (cancer). Hence, brain cancer is a specific ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Pathology type: Brain tumor is a generic term that includes benign, low grade and malignant brain tumors. Brain cancer refers to the malignant category. When one spea ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Gulley
25 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Possibly: Brain tumors can cause forgetfulness and certainly are associated with headaches, however many other things can cause this too. If you are having thes ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natarajan Raman
32 years experience Radiation Oncology
Depends.: Brain tumor headaches can be steady but can worsen if there are bleeds or if there is worsening of the flow of the CSF drainage or if the intracranial ... Read More
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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.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Complex issue: Tumors of the brain can be benign, malignant, malignant by position, or chronic and stable. Brain tumors can be silent or present as seizures or can ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary
17 years experience Neurosurgery
Headaches: Headache is a common symptom of brain tumors as are neurological changes including personality changes.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Many possibilities: Symptoms of a brain tumor would vary depending on the type of the brain tumor, size and location. You may not have any symptom at all if the tumor is ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moe Zafarani
10 years experience Cardiology
Unlikely: There's no typical pathway between an aneurysm and a sinus
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Depends: Does this person already have a tumor DIAGNOSED and present in the brain? Or are you worried about the possibility of having a brain tumor based upon ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Hormonal imabalance: The pituitary gland controls hormones, so tumors there can affect personality by causing the overproduction or underproduction of hormones. Hormonal i ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Yoo
Dr. Kevin Yoo answered
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Disturbing signs...: What you are describing are symptoms and signs of increased intracranial pressure from brain tumor or intracranial hypotension from spontaneous cerebr ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, it can.: Certainly can.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Increased pressure: Nausea and vomiting are non-specific symptoms of something being wrong in the body, not just in the stomach. The nausea with brain tumor is likely to ... Read More

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