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Is Intense Pain From A Complex Migraine Or Brain Problems
We generally think of migraines as headaches. Headache is just the most common feature in most people. Migraines are a complex neurologic dysfunction. They are most similar to seizures. If you ignore the headache part of it: people have multiple symptoms including nausea, difficulties with speech, ambulation, dealing with bright lights or loud sounds, etc. ...Read more
Is there such a thing as a body migraine. Pain that comes on quick like a headache does with sensory issues preceding but pain more in body than head?
Occipitalis pain is described as pain "deep inside the head". Is this actual pain or can this include "brain fog" spaced out type of feeling.constant.
Unlikely: Brain tumor is not likely to produce the symptoms you described. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a trauma to the brain like a Brain Surgery or a severe concussion or whiplash cause OCD ?Obsessive Compulsive Disorder later in life?
OCD: is an attempt to control the uncontrollable in life through repeated thoughts and behaviors. There are a combo of factors and some mystery as to its cause. These include genes and personal history. It is likely that the trauma you have been through contributes to your OCD more than the surgery itself. Please see your doc and then a clinical psychologist who specializes in anxiety disorders. ...Read more
Does a intermittent body twitching for several months a symptoms of brain tumor or seizure or by now other serious symptoms like numbness must occur
?Seizures?: I'm not sure what you are describing as intermittent body twitching, but perhaps these are seizures. If they are, then they might indeed be an indication of a brain tumor. However they don't sound like typical seizures and might be something else, related to another type of brain disease. See your doctors and have a thorough neurological workup. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is a brain tumor headache just a feeling of pressure with out pain, or is usually consisted with pain?
Is there a connection between migranes and tumors? Are migrain headaches a symptom of a brain tumor?
Severe pain in temporal region, already hav chronic migraine history but this is a diff pain.while sleeping Often a yellow liquid is coming from ear. ?
Can a brain tumor cause unilateral foot tingling, or would there be more obvious symptoms?Only other symptom is occasional headache.
Tingling in one foot: It is more likely that unilateral paresthesia or nerve sensation in one foot, would be caused by a bulging disk in the lumbar spine. Disc problems and tumors can be evaluated by MRI. Other causes can include diabetes and vitamin deficiency. While the brain can do surprising things, it is less likely than the lower spine to affect one foot. ...Read more
Can an oncoming migraine cause dizziness and an out of it type feeling with small pain in one temple?
Yes: Most people with classic migraine have what is called a prodrome - or warning that the migraine is starting. The symptoms are varied in each person but dizziness and "feeling out of it" are common. Some report seeing vivid colors - almost blinding or just a single color. There are some medications that can be prescribed to take at the first signs that can lessen the severity of the migraine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes the extreme sensitivity in movement during a migraine? I have more issues with movement causing more pain than anything
Migraines : Some times migraines can be so severe that it causes cerebelar disfunction, or affects the inner ear. Both of these help with balance and gait. However, neurological changes in a setting of severe headache is considered an emergency and you should go to the ER for evaluation. ...Read more
Is constant involuntary body twitching/jerking, and body pain a sign of ALS or other neuro issues?
Bad headache in the left temple. It is probably a migraine or stress tension headache. But if it was a brain tumor. Would there be other symptoms?
Likely not tumor: Given your younger age and type of symptoms currently displayed, a brain tumor is less likely. It depends on the frequency and severity of symptoms, but you might consider requesting your doctor to order an MRI brain with and without contrast (it provides better detail of the brain than does the ct). I would definitely consider quitting smoking. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Aura migraines without pain in 3rd trimester of pregnancy. A few per week. No other symptoms. Is this just a migraine or maybe a brain tumor?
Doubt tumor: Headaches do kick up during pregnancy, but should ease as 3rd trimester proceeds. Might try some 100 % oxygen with rebreathing mask over 3-5 minutes to eradicate the auras, but would avoid meds at this point. Discuss with obstetrician, as highly unlikely that you have structural brain disorder, but get examined to get reassured. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been experiencing dizziness for several months now, with occasional ear pain. Does this sound like a brain tumor or a sinus problem?
Not brain or sinus: It sounds like a jaw problem. Spasm and inflammation of your jaw joint can cause all these symptoms. Do you chew gum? Do you grind or clench your teeth? Try a soft diet, antiinflammatory medication, ice to your jaw joint and consult with a dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How likely is this to be a stroke; 3 month HX of vertigo, right sided neck pain and severe headache. Episodes can last 7 days. Migraine or stroke?
Stroke and mood: Yes! Frontal lobe strokes can cause personality and/or mood changes. The FLs when healthy act as our "filter", keep us from losing control of our emotions, help us maintain attention, among other things. Damage to certain frontal areas can cause difficulty controlling anger, tendency to be 'black and white' in your thinking, or even depression. Yes these can be permanent, but also can be treated.. ...Read more
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