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Is it possible to have brain tumor when main sympotom is leg weakness/pain when neurogical test (reflex strength sensitivity )is good?

Is it possible to have brain tumor when main sympotom is leg weakness/pain when neurogical test (reflex strength sensitivity )is good?

It is possible: You can have both leg weakness and pain and normal strength and sensation and also have a brain tumor but i think it might be something going on with your back rather than a brain tumor. ...Read more

Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more


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Simple partial seizures common idiopathic epelipsy? Brain tumor? No other symptoms. Passed neuro exam - reflexes, gait, strength, eye exam -perfectly.

Simple partial seizures common idiopathic epelipsy? Brain tumor? No other symptoms. Passed neuro exam - reflexes, gait, strength, eye exam -perfectly.

Brain tumor: An MRI of the brain will determine if there is a brain tumor. Reducing or eliminating the seizures is the first priority. The anti-convulsant (anti-seizure) medication prescribed by your neurologist is specific to the seizure type. Discuss the side-effects of each medication to help you cope with seizures. ...Read more

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What can I do to improve my coordination, reflexes and brain fuction?

What can I do to improve my coordination, reflexes and brain fuction?

Do medical check up: At your age these functions should be normal if they are not, get a medical exam first. ...Read more

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What effect do brain hemangiomas have on reflexes?

What effect do brain hemangiomas have on reflexes?

Hemangioma: Hemangiomas may need to be treated if they are expanding and causing symptoms. ...Read more

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Can you have a tumor a of the brain and have normal reflexes?

Can you have a  tumor a of the brain and have normal reflexes?

Yes/ it depends.: If there is a tumor in the cerebellum, like cerebellar astrocytoma, coordination, etc. Might be affected, but if the tumor is in another place, like in the body of the cerebrum, it might have no effect. Many brain tumors cause their effects by mass or pressure effect, like on vision, seizures, headache, or herniation of brain effect. ...Read more

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What is good for reprogramming of movement/reflexes following brain injury?

What is good for reprogramming of movement/reflexes following brain injury?

Movement after TBI: It can be helpful to work with an occupational and physical therapist to improve your balance and coordination after a brain injury. This should be done with the guidance and supervision of your physician. ...Read more

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Is it possible stage 4 brain tumor and neuro test (reflex vision hearing sensation etc) good?

Is it possible stage 4 brain tumor and neuro test (reflex vision hearing sensation etc) good?

Yes, but not likely: Sometimes, the tumor may still not interfere with neurological function if slow growing, but they are more likely to present with symptoms like headache, personality change, or dementa, at least. There are no systemic features of malignancy, but there is mass effect on imaging and hemorrhage into the tumor can occur, giving stroke-like onset. A gait problem is a big sign. See your dr. For more. ...Read more

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Can a person with no brain activity and on a breathing machine still move and have reflex ? My grandmother moves when I speak and touch her.

Can a person with no brain activity and on a breathing machine still move and have reflex ? My grandmother moves when I speak and touch her.

Yes: I assume that "no brain activity" means a flat EEG. EEG detects cortical activity, so the brainstem & spinal cord can still be active. There are many "primitive" CNS reflexes that a conscious brain suppresses that are DISinhibited when cortical function is lost. So yes, brainstem and spinal-cord reflexes that you never see in a conscious person can appear and become quite prominent. ...Read more

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My neurologist ruled out MS just by checkin reflexes, walking, etc. And a brain scan done 3 yrs ago. Im still worried. Should i take his word for it?

My neurologist ruled out MS just by checkin reflexes, walking, etc. And a brain scan done 3 yrs ago. Im still worried. Should i take his word for it?

Advice: Your exam does not completely guarantee absence of future MS, but should be reassuring if normal. But you seem worried about an occult neurological problem. Might propose you seek a second opinion, and if again, not supportive of MS, hopefully will calm your fears. ...Read more

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