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Bell Buckle, TN
A 36-year-old female asked:

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?

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
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.
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Dr. Kevin Teal
Neurosurgery 32 years experience
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.
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Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dentistry 47 years experience
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.
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Last updated Jun 18, 2019
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