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A 44-year-old member asked:

What if head is feeling heavy is this a symptoms of brain tumor?

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Dr. Clarence Watridge
Neurosurgery 46 years experience
Unlikely: A sensatio of heaviness of the head is not a symptom of brain tumors as a general rule.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

Is it true that heavyness in the head a sign of brain tumor?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Estrada Bernard
Neurosurgery 38 years experience
Nonspecific: A feeling of heaviness of the head is too nonspecific to be considered a reliable indicator of a brain tumor.
A 48-year-old member asked:

What to do if I have strange feeling in my back right head, could it be brain tumor?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Unlikely: Brain tumors typically cause neurological symptoms like headaches which are typically progressive and worse in the mornings. Seizures occur frquently and vision may get worse. I doubt that you have any such issues to worry about having a brain tumor.
Holden, LA
A 16-year-old female asked:

Is a brain tumor a knot on your head?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not usually: If the a brain tumor grows a lot from inside the brain, it rarely protrudes outside of the hard skull to form a 'knot' on the head. I.
Holden, LA
A 16-year-old female asked:

Would a brain tumor be soft on your head?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
No: The brain is encased in the protective bony skull. Thus a tumor of the brain would not be felt as soft if you palpated your scalp.

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