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vertigo caused by brain tumors

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Unlikely: The combination of vertigo and dizziness is unlikely to be a symptom of a brain tumor. When it is it is usually accompanied by hearing loss. Most ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Miller
40 years experience Pathology
Not very: Vertigo is sometimes caused by a brain tumor affecting the vestibular nerve, a so-called 'acoustic neuroma' (vestibular schwannoma). However there ar ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Unlikely: Isolated vertigo is likely to be due to inflammation of the labrynth, at the inner ear.
Dr. Douglas Miller
40 years experience Pathology
Not too likely: A tumor on the eighth cranial nerve can occasionally cause vertigo with no other symptoms, but this is unusual. There are many other causes of vertig ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Mcadams
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Not often.: Only 10-15 % of patients with SSHL have an identifiable cause. A CT or MRI would probably be reasonable as part of the work up. Use this helpful res ... Read More
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Ask an ENT: Unilateral hearing loss that is due to nerve damage can certainly be caused by a tumor; particularly acoustic neuroma. MRI is the study of choice. How ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Azen Jukic
27 years experience Pathology
Medication: You need a complete exam, not a medication at this point. Please see the answers on your other (related) questions.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
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Brain tumor epilepsy: When is your next appointment with your neurologist? Sounds like you need to be seen very soon. If your weakness involves less muscle strength instea ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Get checked,,,: You should get your dizziness checked out but at your age it's highly unlikely to be a brain tumor even with your history of ct scans. It's likely du ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
No tumor: URI can produce some inflammation of inner ear. This results with fluid behind ear drum which if symptomatic should be drained. The fluid could indu ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hans Crumpler
24 years experience Urgent Care
Neurology consult: Brain tumors are rare on the scale of overall cancers accounting for approximately less than 2% of all cancers worldwide. Some can be primary lesions ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Vertigo: Greetings, vertigo by definition is a "spinning/motion" like sensation that is usually accompanied with nausea maybe even vomiting. Usually the origin ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Eisenberg
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Brain imaging: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and magnetic resonance angiography (mra) are indicated for patients with suspected central causes of vertigo includin ... Read More

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