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how to know if i have a brain or spinal tumor?

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Dr. Christina Lenk
27 years experience Neurology
Exam is best: We usually have a pretty good idea if a tumor is present based on a patient's symptoms and physical exam. The best test to be done is an MRI (usually with contrast). Brain and spinal tumors, fortunately, are pretty uncommon.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014

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