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A 53-year-old female asked:

Is it possible for a meningioma brain tumor to cause bowel problems?

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Dr. Olivia Liao
Ophthalmology 31 years experience
Pretty unlikely: You would have many other symptoms if that were the case.
Dr. Douglas Miller
Pathology 41 years experience
yes, rarely: Meningiomas most commonly occur in the head but they can also affect the spinal canal. If they press on the lowest part of the spinal cord they can produce bowel problems. This is not highly likely but can happen. See your physician for full evaluation.

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