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can you have a brain tumor and not know it

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Depends: A very common benign brain tumor, a meningioma, may be present for years, remain small and cause no symptoms. Many times, meningiomas show up on mri' ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfred Parkhill Hand
20 years experience Radiology
MRI: MRI is more sensitive than CT scanning for detecting subtle abnormalities such as small tumors. Preferrably an MRI with contrast. You should discuss y ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Hmm: Brain tumor will give lots of symptoms like headache, dizziness, memory problems and most oftenly seizures. These symptoms will be based on the size, ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Kherallah
33 years experience Infectious Disease
Brain Tumor: Intractable daily headaches that may be associated with nausea and vomiting. Sometimes fits or localizing symptoms depends on the tumor location.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
28 years experience Radiology
No one answer: Most people develop headaches, vision or sometimes balance problems. New onset seizures can occur. Generally, imaging (head ct or mri) is needed bef ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
32 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Brain Tumor: It totally depends on the tumor. Some tumors are very aggressive and you only have days to weeks to live. Others are not aggressive and can be present ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: Benign brain tumors can be very slow growing. They may be undected because of their slow growth or because they are not pressing on anything that may ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Confusion,: Dizziness, memory loss, slurred speech, loss of balance, weakness on one side of the body, seizures or blurred or double vision could signal a stroke ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chaim Colen
18 years experience Neurosurgery
Symptoms?: If the tumor is small and not pressing on vital areas of the brain, depending on the tumor type, if benign or cancerous, it can be present for a very ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estrada Bernard
37 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends: Prognosis for brain tumors depends on several factors. The most important is the type of tumor. Some benign tumors have an excellent prognosis even wi ... Read More

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