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is a headache the first sign of a brain tumor

A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: That is possible. It would depend on the location of the tumor and more factors.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Constant headache.: There are many causes, one could be a brain tumor. Daily headache needs a good neurologic evaluation and probably an MRI.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Not usually: Headaches from not sleeping would be from not sleeping and not usually a brain tumor. Get some more sleep, and if the headaches continue, then see a ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Yes: Although symptoms from a brain tumor can be subtle , a persistent headache needs to be addressed by your doctor. Please go to the emergency room as so ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Unusual for tumor: There is no way to tell until you have a neurological evaluation.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Need more info: Cluster headaches more common in middle aged men. Episodes can be very painful & can last for several weeks. You need a neurological exam to revie ... Read More
A 19-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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
34 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it can be: a sign of a brain tumor. If your doctor looked into your eyes and saw sharp edges around the optic disc then that is a good sign that there is not in ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Very Concerning!: When people have slurred speach it is always very important to have that evaluated right away. It becomes more worrisome when there is a headache invo ... 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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