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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
I puzzle why you: Have serious issues but ask here first for a conclusion. Nose bleeds can be nothing but nose picking trauma, to low platelet counts, to high blood pr ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Steiner
42 years experience Psychiatry
Elavil (amitriptyline)....: I hope you have already seen your MD and had a work up to check out these headaches and that's who is prescribing the amitriptyline. What kind of head ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No good way: There is no good or accepted way to differentiate headache from different causes. Diagnosing brain tumor would require imaging studies. Wish you good ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tung Nguyen
30 years experience Neurosurgery
No data: There are controversial studies suggesting that use of cell phones can cause brain tumors. This is not conclusive. There are other studies suggesting ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Unlikely: Headaches are common and are often caused by stress or tension. It could also be migraine which is also quite common. Brain tumors do cause headaches ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. Your symptoms may require e ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Spitzer
53 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Unpredictable: If the tumor is large and growing and particularly raising the pressure inside the skull it can be very severe if small and slowly growing or treate ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes it might be: Codeine has more pain relief effect than Tylenol(Paracetamol) but it works best when it is used as part of a 2 or 3 drug combination, many of which ar ... Read More
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 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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