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meningioma cause death

A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Faridi
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
No known cause: No certain risk factors.
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Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
35 years experience Pediatrics
Not known: It isn't clear what causes a meningioma. It remains unknown either of genes you inherited, or things you're exposed to in your environment or a combin ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Not known: The cause for most tumors in humans are not known or obvious. It is simply an error of cell growth and cell division which leads to excess of cell pro ... Read More
Dr. Joshua Garren
24 years experience Radiation Oncology
Agree with above.: I completely agree with the above. The "main" cause of meningiomas is unknown. Meningiomas are like warts. They are just warts in a particularly unfo ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Tumor growth: These are tumors that arise from the lining outside the brain. They are almost always benign although some studies say up to 10% can become malignant. ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
28 years experience Family Medicine
They don't usually : Meningiomas are benign (not cancerous) slow growing tumors within the skull. They sometimes can get large enough to push aside normal structures. In ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lundin
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Size/location key: Small meningiomas typically do not cause symptoms unless they are leading to small seizures. However large tumors that cause significant symptoms sho ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Typically stable: Meningiomas are typically very slowly growing benign tumors. While uncommon symptomatically, some studies show up to 2-3% of the population may have ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It is usually benign: After its removal, most people with meningioma live a long normal life. On rare occasions, it can recur and require repeat surgery. It takes many year ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Elskens
35 years experience Neurosurgery
3mm meningioma: If you truly have a 3 mm meningioma, the first thing to do is take a deep breath and relax. At that size it will not be causing any symptoms. It would ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
2 cases out of 20 K: Ginkgo preparations can cause seizures. Avoid the seeds and fruit (toxic) Ginseng the second component of Gincosan has been used as a medicine for ove ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
I doubt it: This lesion is too small to give you a headache. Migraines are vascular headaches which can be easily treated with medicines called Triptans. Go see ... Read More
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