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one sided headache for five months could it be a brain tumor

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Haresh Jhangiani
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No worries: is the headache new are u prone to headache how severe is it if new and persistent warrants an evaluation
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Likely migraine: There are different types of headache- migraine and tension headaches are the most common ones. Migraine headaches usually are one sided headaches- ca ... Read More
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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 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Doubt a tumor: Several considerations, as the head shaking can be a sign of heredofamilial tremor or essential tremor, but cerebellar tremors could also be a cause. ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Tumor not likely: You are not likely to have brain tumor, based on the symptoms you described. However, you should see your doctor for evaluation and treatment.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It might be migraine: Brain tumors are uncommon, so you should not think about that possibility at present. Half sided headache are commonly due to migraine, which requires ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Tumor: A brain tumor is protected by the skull and wouldn't be tender to the touch. Your symptom is highly suggestive of a pinched occipital nerve which exit ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Brain tumor: Very unlikely that the lump is a brain tumor. Lumps are common at the growth plates or an old bump on the head can remain. Tumors that grow from the s ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Some guidelines: A headache coupled with confusion, dizziness, memory loss, slurred speech, loss of balance, weakness on one side of the body, seizures or blurred or d ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Highly unlikely: Your symptoms aren't at all the classical or common ones we hear from people who end up complaining of headaches which turn out to be associated with ... Read More
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