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Can I have a brain tumor without headaches and only mild neurological symptoms?

Can I have a brain tumor without headaches and only mild neurological symptoms?

Possibly.: It is possible to have mild changes, like personality disorder, and gait changes, but as the tumor grows in size, the symptoms get worse, until clear symptoms like stroke, seizures, or headaches occur. If you think you have a brain tumor, see your doctor for a basic neurological exam, and other tests if there are significant findings. Best of luck. ...Read more

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If a brain tumor caused pain in the top left part of the skull, would there be other neurological symptoms as well?

If a brain tumor caused pain in the top left part of the skull, would there be other neurological symptoms as well?

While headache: Can occasionally be a symptom of a brain tumor, brain tumor symptoms are generally related to their location. Seizures are common, weakness, numbness, visual field loss, loss of consciousness, and auto accidents are all more common. ...Read more

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Living with a Brain Tumor (Checklist)

Watch for seizures
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Perform gait exercises
Weekly
Follow up with neurosurgeon
Monthly
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Can typhoid fever cause neurological symptoms such as brain fog, slight memory disturbances, changes in vision, and /or confusion?

Can typhoid fever cause neurological symptoms such as brain fog, slight memory disturbances, changes in vision, and /or confusion?

Typhoid fever: Absolutely. Hallucinations, alterations in sensorium, diminished levels of consciousness and other neurological symptoms occur frequently in typhoid fever. But do not just assume that this is the diagnosis. See a doctor and be fully evaluated. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What are the chances of having a brain tumor and having no neurological symptoms? Just head pain twinges and dizziness.

What are the chances of having a brain tumor and having no neurological symptoms? Just head pain twinges and dizziness.

Very low: You can be describing anything from impacted earwax to a jaw / TMJ problem to a host of other possibilities. If these become more than a minor nuisance, visit with your physician at your next regular appointment or earlier if need be. Brain tumors don't announce themselves as twinges, and the causes of dizziness are many and seldom are tumors. How's the hearing in each ear? ...Read more

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Living with a Brain Tumor (Checklist)

Maintain good sleep habits to avoid seizures
Daily
Be careful to take medications on time and at the proper dosage
Daily
Maintain good nutrition and avoid hunger
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I have neurological symptoms, 30 lesions on a brain mri, and high vitamin B6 blood levels (86ng). Can high B6 levels cause brain lesions?

I have neurological symptoms, 30 lesions on a brain mri, and high vitamin B6 blood levels (86ng).
Can high B6 levels cause brain lesions?

No relation: I cannot find any evidence that brain lesions are related to vitamin B6. I tried a literature search and there appears to be no connection. ...Read more

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Have neurological symptoms (numbness on one side, vision issues, brain fog). What neurological disorders give a speckled positive ANA test?

Have neurological symptoms (numbness on one side, vision issues, brain fog). What neurological disorders give a speckled positive ANA test?

See below: Anas alone are not diagnostic of a disease process. Also up 30% of patients can have a positive ANA and the vast majority do have a autoimmune disease that goes with an ana. I think it is best if you having visual and neurological problems you do want to see both an opthalmologist and a neurologist to rule conditions such as ms. ...Read more

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Living with a Brain Tumor (Checklist)

Eat a balanced diet
once
Tell doctor about neurological changes
once
Get EEG if you have lapses
once
Follow doctors advise
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Neck pain radiating to back of head, persistent dull headache, with neurological symptoms similar to brain injury worsened by substances .. Causes?

Neck pain radiating to back of head, persistent dull headache, with neurological symptoms similar to brain injury worsened by substances .. Causes?

Cervicogenic: Headache is any headache which is caused by the neck. The exact cause of this type of headache is still not clear and ct and MRI are normal in most cases. The diagnosis of this condition is challenging and confirmed through diagnostic anesthetic blockade. Pain usually resolved after treatment of the disorder causing the headache. Rec.: see pain management specialist. ...Read more

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