A 34-year-old member asked:
Could someone get brain tumor if you get hit in the head hard several times?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Diagnostic Radiology 33 years experience
Tumor: If by 'tumor' you mean mass, you can get a post traumatic blood clot/bleed that occupies space and has mass. If you mean cancer, then no.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Is it possible to get brain tumor if you get hit in the head hard several times?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Neurosurgery 39 years experience
Brain tumor: That would be extremely unusual, trauma is not a common cause of train tumors.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Could someone get brain tumor by having several hits to the head?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
No: Essentially all cases of tumor associated with trauma is that the tumor is already present and the trauma brings attention to the tumor. Trauma to head occurs in many athletes and fighters and there is no evidence of a higher incidence of brain tumor than normally exists in the genereal population.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Can you get a brain tumor from hitting your head too hard?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Pediatric Neurology 51 years experience
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Is it possible for you to get brain tumor by having several hits to the head?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Neurology 45 years experience
No: Brain tumors have different etiologies... None of them is related to hits to the head...
4.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jul 13, 2017
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