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is dizziness a sign of a brain tumor

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
17 years experience Clinical Psychology
Migraine: A migraine is a common type of headache that may occur with symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, dizziness, changes in vision, numbness/ tingling or se ... Read More
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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 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Tumors & dizziness: Very rare, mostly metastatic tumors in brain from other organs.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Hmm...: Depending on the site in the brain where a potential tumor is... The symptoms can be varied... Often, most tumor are discovered because symptoms a ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zachary Levine
27 years experience Neurosurgery
No sure way: Headaches that are associated with nausea and awaken you from sleep are more worrisome than others. Also headaches that do not resolve with time, otc ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
22 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
No: Rarely is this is a sign of a serious problem. Many children bang their heads as a way of "self soothing." the best approach is to make sure they ar ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Simmons
17 years experience Pediatric Neurology
It's not: Brain tumors can present with many problems, seizures being one. We are often taught that if a seizure is the first symptom a patient has that leads ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Nonspecific: Headaches can be due to migraine, muscle contraction, hydrocephalus, tumors, hypertension, sinus infections, jaw problems. Tumors and hemorrhages cau ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No : Vitamin a deficiency and retinitis pigmentosa are common causes of night blindness.
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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Chen
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe: Behavioral changes can be one sign of brain tumors but generally it is not the only symptom. Schizophrenia is much more common than brain tumors.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Possibly: A detailed neurological examination by a neurologist can detect a lesion in the cerebellum, but not what the lesion is.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Watridge
45 years experience Neurosurgery
Unlikely: A sensatio of heaviness of the head is not a symptom of brain tumors as a general rule.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Estrada Bernard
37 years experience Neurosurgery
Nonspecific: A feeling of heaviness of the head is too nonspecific to be considered a reliable indicator of a brain tumor.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Possibly: One would want to know more specifically the nature of the abdominal symptoms. Certainly, patients with brain tumors can have abdominal symptoms prim ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Could be- yes: There are many kinds of brain tumors, which can arise from different types of cells. A brain tumor can arise from any tissue within the skull, includ ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Rarely: Dizziness is caused by many things. The most common causes are vertigo, medicine side effects, dehydration, and changes in the blood pressure or hear ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Rarely: If there is a fever, stiff neck, and generalized bodily discomfort, associated with confusion, the headache may merely be secondary to the meningitis ... Read More
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, : Yes, brain tumors can cause headaches. But the headaches will be different from what has always been there, and usually they are not "migraine" headac ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
It is possible: Brain tumors can affect vision in many different ways, but there are many causes of changes in vision that are not caused by cancer. See your doctor o ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
34 years experience Family Medicine
Tension headaches: are extremely common, and rarely related to any significant problem in the brain. Tumors can cause headaches. An examination by a doctor can determi ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Cancer: Virually all brain tumors should be considered malignant even though they do not spread outside the brain. Astrocytomas have different grades of aggr ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
De javu: A symptom of anxiety, rarely due to organic brain pathology.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nader Pouratian
17 years experience Neurosurgery
Most are not.: The most common pituitary tumor is an adenoma, which is a benign tumor and not a cancer. Some rarer types of tumors can be more aggressive.
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