A 24-year-old female asked:
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i had a head mri 13 mos ago and it was normal. how likely is it that i'd have a brain tumor 13 mos later? i have headaches, body aches, & numbness.

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Very unlikely: Brain tumors are uncommon at your age. Do comply with your doctors advice about follow-up care. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine.
Answered on Nov 21, 2015

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