A 36-year-old female asked:
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having headaches everyday, not bad then have sharp & stabbing on one side or other. face on that side will hurt. do i need to be checked for brain tumor?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Tumor not likely: You are not likely to have brain tumor, based on the symptoms you described. However, you should see your doctor for evaluation and treatment.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
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Dr. Kevin Teal
29 years experience Neurosurgery
Headache workup : Headaches are common and usually aren't due to a brain tumor. The workup for headaches includes assessment for dietary factors such as caffeine or chocolate intake. A visit to a neurologist can help assess for options for medical treatment. A head ct or MRI can exclude serious concerns like a brain tumor. If the headaches have a surgical source, then you can see a neurosurgeon.
Answered on Apr 15, 2016
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Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
Trigeminal Neuralgia: Some of your symptoms sound like trigeminal neuralgia. Please look up the symptoms. But i would get to a dr. Asap to help determine triggers for your issues.
Answered on Jun 18, 2019
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