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A 47-year-old member asked:

What are headaches a symptom of besides brain tumor?

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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Headache: Your headaches coudl be coming from tension, eye strain, tooth grinding, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

What are the symptoms of a brain tumor besides headaches?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 39 years experience
A headache: Coupled with confusion, dizziness, memory loss, slurred speech, loss of balance, weakness on one side of the body, seizures or blurred or double vision could signal a stroke or brain tumor, so always demand prompt medical action in those circumstances. Isolated headache is rarely caused by brain tumors.
A male asked:

What are brain tumor headaches like?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Nothing specific: It is not feasible to discern headaches due to brain tumors from the usual headaches from other causes. See this site for more info on this subject and do not obsess about it. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/brain-tumor/ds00281.
A 45-year-old member asked:

Are brain tumor headaches constant?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Natarajan Raman
Radiation Oncology 33 years experience
Depends.: Brain tumor headaches can be steady but can worsen if there are bleeds or if there is worsening of the flow of the CSF drainage or if the intracranial pressure increases due to growth of tumor.
Dr. Robert Gould
Radiology 44 years experience
Not necessarily. It can depend upon y the flow of the cerebrospinal fluid as mentioned. Some brain tumors symptoms are very positional
Mar 9, 2013
A 49-year-old member asked:

Are brain tumors causes of headaches?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Natarajan Raman
Radiation Oncology 33 years experience
Yes sometimes: Brain tumors can cause headaches sometimes but they are not the commonest cause of headaches. The probability of them being the cause of a headaches in an otherwise normal person is low.

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