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Symptoms of brain tumor in occipital lobe

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 44 years experience
It is not but: it is not but with your history I will be worried. If I am in your shoes I will definitely see my neurologist or my PCP for a peace of mind

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 17 years experience
No.: None of the structures you mentioned would cause sparkles in the vision. Scotomas are benign as long as they aren't persistent, they can be due to ons... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chaim Colen
Neurosurgery 20 years experience
Depends: Size and location of the tumor have a lot to do with delineating the symptoms. The frontal lobe has a few different functions. Among them; speech, per... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
Family Medicine 28 years experience
No way to say: There is no way to know how long. I am sure you will get serial brain scans to quantify the rate of growth.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Your doctor's advice: Did you ask your doctor as to what it all means? You should be seeing a nurologist or a neurosurgeon to guide you for the future as meningiomas can be... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Indravadan Gatiwala
Neurology 43 years experience
occipital venous: It could be venous angioma, metastatic lesion, a-v malformation. It can cause construction apraxia- means - inability or difficulty to build, assemble... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Less likely: Your symptoms may be caused by any number of conditions including headache (possibly migraine) or other neurological condition, vs. anxiety. Keep a lo... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Fink
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Other possibilities: Depending on the type of seizure (epilepsy) - grand mal, petite mal, partial, etc., Trileptal may be appropriate but at too low a dose, or you may nee... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Visual symptoms: What does your ophthalmologist say about these symptoms? When was your last brain ct scan or mri? Collaboration between your ophthalmologist and neuro... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Sparkles: Actually seeing lights or flashes is more likely a sign of a retinal issue, migraine or vascular problem than brain tumor.
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