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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It is: possible but unlikely. Most intracranial calcifications are benign and have a typical appearance and/or location.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience Neurology
Yes and no !: Some brain tumors do have calcifications often when they are benign or slow growing but calcifications (say related to hemorrhage or metabolic causes) ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Depends on location: Some brain tumors are located in the frontal area and are almost clinically silent until size increases. Some early on may cause focal weakness, whic ... Read More
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Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
Many symptoms: Sever headsche, nausea, vomitting, mood changes, difficulty w balance, personality changes , decrease in memory and ability to concentrate.
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Dr. David Lundin
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Headaches : The most common presenting symptom is headache. Headaches are typically worse in the morning and may be associated with nausea. Other frequent presen ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
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Brain Tumors: Primary brain tumors arise from mutations in cells, caused by exposure to radiation family history of certain genetic disorders like neurofibromatosi ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Low: In the abscence of symtoms the chances of having a brain tumor are low. This particularly in the case of the high grade ones which usually evolve over ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
There are: potentially many symptoms that a brain tumor could cause, depending on its size and location in the brain. What are your specific symptoms? If you a ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Yoo
Dr. Kevin Yoo answered
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Need more info: Can you provide more information? As a Neurosurgeon, I can help you with this question.
A 45-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 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Risky: Any surgery has risks. Operations on the brain are riskier than routine ones. Brain tumors are riskier than operations for the disease. Hope this hel ... Read More
A 12-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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