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A 19-year-old male asked:

I'm afraid i have a brain tumor. could dizziness and nausea from a brain tumor get better over time. i now have headaches with little nausea?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Dorothy Carin
Family Medicine 26 years experience
See a doctor: Unlikely you have a brain tumor based on your symptoms but if you have any concern, you should get seen.
Dr. Herbert Hoover
- Select Specialities - 52 years experience
With a brain tumor, severe symptoms will likely recur. With tumors, symptoms are usually progressive but can occasional resolve briefly.
Dec 11, 2012
Dr. Tonya Kozminski
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Brain tumor: Say tumor & brain, yikes! who isn't terrified?Important to ask is why do you think you have one? (very legitimate, valid reasons no doubt. I'm not disregarding!) have u had a tumor? Imaging of brain? Family history? Yes, can cause n, v, & ha, but also 5000 other things (most more benign luckily.) am headache worse w valsalva poss. Please! talk to your doc about ur concerns. They can help!

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