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Could a one sided headache for five months be a brain tumor

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Haresh Jhangiani
Hematology and Oncology 33 years experience
No worries: is the headache new are u prone to headache how severe is it if new and persistent warrants an evaluation

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 23 years experience
Likely migraine: There are different types of headache- migraine and tension headaches are the most common ones. Migraine headaches usually are one sided headaches- ca... Read More
Dr. Henry Friedman
Pediatrics 44 years experience
Maybe: One sided headaches can be caused by many things. I would see your primary care physician who can help to sort out the likely diagnoses and how to pr... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Exercise HA's: Your headaches could be migraine events. You do not mention other problems, nor do you seem to have had any testing. What has occurred for you to be... Read More
A 18-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 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Doubt a tumor: Several considerations, as the head shaking can be a sign of heredofamilial tremor or essential tremor, but cerebellar tremors could also be a cause. ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Tumor not likely: You are not likely to have brain tumor, based on the symptoms you described. However, you should see your doctor for evaluation and treatment.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
It might be migraine: Brain tumors are uncommon, so you should not think about that possibility at present. Half sided headache are commonly due to migraine, which requires... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Tumor: A brain tumor is protected by the skull and wouldn't be tender to the touch. Your symptom is highly suggestive of a pinched occipital nerve which exit... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 39 years experience
Some guidelines: A headache coupled with confusion, dizziness, memory loss, slurred speech, loss of balance, weakness on one side of the body, seizures or blurred or d... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 33 years experience
Highly unlikely: Your symptoms aren't at all the classical or common ones we hear from people who end up complaining of headaches which turn out to be associated with ... Read More

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