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how do doctors tell a brain tumor headache from a regular one?

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Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Some guidelines: 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.
Answered on Dec 28, 2014
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