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A 54-year-old male asked:

13 months ago, i had numbness tingling head, face, arm, with headache. went to ed had mri wc-normal. now i have a headache, nausea and dizziness for over 1 month, went to ed again had a ct wo contrast- normal. should all this rule out a brain tumor?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
With a normal MRI a year ago and CT head recently there is no evidence to support the presence of a brain tumor. Work up should now be extended to other much more common causes that can cause such symptoms, specifically a thorough ENT and neuro exam.
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 54 years experience
There is no data to raise concerns of brain tumor but your headaches require evaluation and treatment. This maybe migraine but a neurologist can help going forwards to pinpoint diagnosis and stabilize your symptoms
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