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Would a meningomia brain tumor cause you to get dizzy and break out in a sweat all of a sudden ?

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Dr. Jeffrey Buchsbaum
Radiation Oncology 31 years experience
Need more data: In general, a meningioma is a very slow growing tumor and this is unlikely to all of a sudden happen. Other issues can cause these symptoms (they are relatively non-specific). In theory, i can imaging a scenerio where a mengioma causes an endocrinopathy, and this happens, but that is a major stretch. I would have a very experienced internist evlaluate you and perhaps do some tests.
Dr. Charles Sturgis
Pathology 29 years experience
Much would depend upon the location of the meningioma within the central nervous system.
Jan 6, 2014
Dr. Jeffrey Buchsbaum
Radiation Oncology 31 years experience
Provided original answer
Agree, and scans and such - she might require a visit to a neuro-oncologist ultimately.
Jan 8, 2014

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