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Will a brain tumor that causes symptoms show on an mri

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Yoo
Dr. Kevin Yoo answered
27 years experience Neurosurgery
MRI: A MRI with contrast is sufficient to detect evidence of a brain tumor. If there is any question as to whether a brain tumor is present or not, one can ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
A brain MRI: With contrast would provide the highest sensitivity for detection of a brain tumor, but considering the negative noncontrast MRI and negative CT with ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Garrett
39 years experience Radiology
No symptomatic tumor: It is a pretty safe bet that MRI together with contrast CT can exclude a symptomatic tumor (mass) in the head. That does not mean all causes of head ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Mosley
23 years experience Neurology
Yes: Yes a non-contrast MRI is pretty good for detecting a tumor in the brain, but using contrast "dye" improves the ability of an MRI to detect a small tu ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Miller
40 years experience Pathology
Yes: Mri scans are often very good at showing brain tumors without the use of contrast substances (not actually "dyes"). Mris are done with different radi ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
It can: If you'll give us more information, we'll be glad to help you find resources. First though you'll probably want to sit down with your personal physic ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
Specializes in
Unlikely:speculation: I am not sure what symptoms you are talking about. Symptoms of a brain tumor would normally result from mass effect of the tumor that would no doubt h ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
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
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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
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Contact doctor: You should contact the doctor who prescribed the medication. It has many side effects and your doctor needs to discuss the risk/benefit ratio with you ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
No worry: Very unlikely you would have a brain tumor, and not have it show up on the tests you mention. Very unlikely it would develop since then.
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