A 19-year-old male asked:
What are the chances of having a brain tumor and having no neurological symptoms? just head pain twinges and dizziness.
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ed Friedlanderanswered
Pathology 46 years experience
Very low: You can be describing anything from impacted earwax to a jaw / TMJ problem to a host of other possibilities. If these become more than a minor nuisance, visit with your physician at your next regular appointment or earlier if need be. Brain tumors don't announce themselves as twinges, and the causes of dizziness are many and seldom are tumors. How's the hearing in each ear?
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