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what distinguishes a brain tumor from anxiety?

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Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Anxiety: Is an emotional state that makes us afraid of many issues in our lives (including a fear that we might have a brain tumor). Brain tumors don't cause this. Please try to get psychiatric help.
Answered on Apr 27, 2013

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Not cancer: panic and anxiety are serious issues, not having cancer itself! SEE A PSYCHOLOGIST!

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