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Migraine headache vs brain tumor

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Secondary headache: A secondary headache is an organic headache that is symptomatic of an underlying problem. These conditions include some of the more ominous conditions... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Some simple ways: Migraine would be unilateral throbbing, with nausea and vomiting, sensitivity to light and noise, and eventual full recovery. Brain tumor is more ins... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marino Tavarez
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Fortunately, : Brain tumors are VERY rare and unfortunately MIGRAINE headaches are VERY common. A good history and physical is needed to rule out "Warning Flag" Hea... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Migraine or tumor: A neurologist can help you greatly by providing tests that look into your brain. They are painless and give lots of information. Migraine is much mo... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Larry Grissom
Radiology 44 years experience
Need CT or MRI brain: You need a brain ct or MRI to check for any structural cause of headache.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you, however, brain tumor is not high on the list of suspected lesions. One item ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Conner
Family Medicine 26 years experience
See a doctor: Please review this link: http://www.relieve-migraine-headache.com/ocular-migraine-stroke.html Be sure you actually have an ocular migraine or is it j... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perumunda Sharma
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Migraine: Whenever there is a change in the nature of your migraine, you should see your own physician who treats it.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
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
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
If you add the acute headache days and the 4 postdromal days, you qualify for "Chronic Daily Migraine" pattern and should seek neurological consultati... Read More