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Burlingame, CA
A 26-year-old male asked:

Brain tumor symptoms.? i have dull pressure.on left side top head and my left eye is foggy and.i feel pressure around that area?

2 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Devon Webster
Medical Oncology 24 years experience
Probably not: Although it's possible, what you describe doesn't cause alarm about brain tumors in my mind. Dull head pain and pressure where you describe is more likely something boring, like sinus congestion. When you say your eye is "foggy", do you mean you have trouble seeing? If yes, that is more concerning and you should see a doctor right away. Some eye problems can cause head pain and pressure.
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Dr. Douglas Miller
Pathology 43 years experience
possible not likely: Brain tumors are rare in people your age, but they do happen. Headache is a common symptom, but the combination of headache, visual problems, and your age suggest another set of possibilities, such as a variant of migraine. See your physician for a referral to a neurologist for a thorough evaluation, which might well include a brain MRI scan.
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Last updated Jan 19, 2017


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