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tension headache vs brain tumor

A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Yea: Headaches can occur at any time, but headaches due to rumors usually get progressively worse.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Brain tumors are unc: Anybody with headaches that are worrisome or are causing anxiety should be evaluated by a physician who is regularly evaluating headaches like most p ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anderson Bauer
17 years experience Radiation Oncology
Very unlikely: Only about 1000 brain tumors are diagnosed in the US per year in people between the ages of 15 and 20. So, it would be very unlikely this headache is ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Headaches: If you have severe headaches frequently, you should see your primary care physician and/or a neurologist for evaluation. That doesn't preclude feelin ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
You have insight: What you really need to do is address your hypochondriasis. You're in your intellectual and physical prime, and these are thoughts you should not be h ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
None: This is a common question about severe or persistent headaches is whether they are caused by a serious health problem, such as a brain tumor. Headach ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Encourage you to: consider cognitive behavioral therapy to help you past your cognitive distortions and your obsessive fear. Take care.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Durgin
19 years experience General Surgery
Headache: There are many types of headaches. Some headaches are primary and some are secondary- meaning caused by something else. Severe or recurrent headaches ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No, it doesn't : Brain tumors have other symptoms than what you described, it sounds superficial on your scalp/scalp muscles, painkillers as NSAIDS unless contraindica ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Chronic Tension-type: Headache can develop from episodic Tension-type Headache and the resultant headache is considered a chronic form. The clinical presentation is similar ... Read More
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