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This question: isn't medical in nature. I am not sure you are on the best website for this type of recommendation. ...Read more
Imaging w CT/MRI : See link via epocrates, you need to see your doctor for a work up, in my 30 yrs I have only seen a hand full; https://online.Epocrates.Com/u/2934731/acoustic+neuroma. ...Read more
Brain tumor: An acoustic neuroma is an benign tumor of the auditory nerve, located in the auditory canal. They are relatively rare. Early symptoms include hearing loss, ringing in the ears, and vertigo. These tumors grow very slowly, and are treated with surgery or with radiation only if hearing is affected. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cranial nerve tumor: This is a tumor which occurs on one of the nerves which exit the brainstem within the skull. The treatment is determined by the size of the tumor and the symptoms it is causing. Treatment options are conservative management (watching with serial mris), surgical removal or radiosurgery (radiation therapy). Small, asymptomatic acoustic tumors are often observed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If acoustic neuroma not treated, will it grow bigger and bigger and shows itself on the skin/upper skin?
No: An acoustic neuroma occurs deep within the skull in the internal auditory canal allong the course of the 8th cranial nerve. It grows inward, not toward the skin. Symptoms are decreased hearing, ringing of the ears, and balance troubles. They are usually slow-growing but can cause major trouble if untreated for a long time. There are other types of neuromas that cause lumps in the skin. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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