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Nose bleeds and brain tumors is it bad?

Nose bleeds and brain tumors is it bad?

possibly: Unless you have a brain tumor affecting the skull base and involving the blood vessels to your nose, nose bleeds are probably not related to a brain tumor. ...Read more

Neoplasms (Definition)

"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more


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Reasons for nose bleeds and headaches, tumor?

Reasons for nose bleeds and headaches, tumor?

I puzzle why you: Have serious issues but ask here first for a conclusion. Nose bleeds can be nothing but nose picking trauma, to low platelet counts, to high blood pressure. Headaches can be noting to high blood pressure. The two together could mean a blood forming element disorder. You need to see a doctor and get a few tests and that might answer or eliminate some things. Cannot diagnose/rule out a tumor. ...Read more

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Can giving birth (pushing) cause a brain aneurysm or bleed on brain?

Can giving birth (pushing) cause a brain aneurysm or bleed on brain?

No: There has been no association between pushing and formation of brain aneurysms. There have been concerns of increased risks of pushing in patients with certain specific neurological conditions (shunts, strokes, etc). Patients with neurological conditions should ask their OB and neurologist about the safest mode of delivery. ...Read more

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Does brain bleeding cause constant brain pain?

Does brain bleeding cause constant brain pain?

Depends on cause: Brain bleeding can be caused by a variety of conditions. Some are sudden. Such as those from aneurysms, avms or hemorrhagic strokes, and produce severe headaches. Chronic bleeding into a subdural hematoma can cause constant pain. After a bleed, the breakdown products of blood can cause a chemical irritation and produce headaches chronically. Brain bleeding requires urgent attention. ...Read more

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How can sinusitis, meningitis, intracranial bleeding, hypertension, and tumors in the brain cause headaches?

How can sinusitis, meningitis, intracranial bleeding, hypertension, and tumors in the brain cause headaches?

Common denominator: Except for sinusitis, they all cause traction on the leptomeninges which are the only structures in the brain which have feeling/sensation. Sinusitis causes headache by a different mechanism. ...Read more

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Can a daily aspirin cause a meningioma brain tumor to bleed or hemorrhage?

Can a daily aspirin cause a meningioma brain tumor to bleed or hemorrhage?

Can happen...: Can happen.......talk to your PMD for complete correlation, that may be life saver for other reasons. ...Read more

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Can sinus lead to brain tumors or brain cancers specially bilateral sphenoid sinus??

Can sinus lead to brain tumors or brain cancers specially bilateral sphenoid sinus??

Sinusitis: Sinus infections can not lead to brain tumors or cancers but can lead to brain infections in some rare cases. If symptoms of sinus infection persist or are associated with severe headache weakness or numbness of arms legs or other neurological symptoms you should consult a doctor of evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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What brain test can pick up brain tumors?

What brain test can pick up brain tumors?

CT OR MRI: A ct scan of the head or an MRI of the brain can pick up brain tumors. An MRI is a more sensitive test but takes longer to do. ...Read more

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Is brain tumors in your head?

Brain tumor: Very rare to have brain tumors but yes in the head, rarely a tumor located in the back could extend down to spinal cord, then it would be outside. ...Read more

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Cavernous sinus thrombosis risk from picking at sore in nose and making it bleed?

Cavernous sinus thrombosis risk from picking at sore in nose and making it bleed?

Zero: Unless you are highly prone to blood clots (genetic, severe dehydration, oral contraceptives), the risk of cavernous sinus thrombosis from what you are considering is close to zero. ...Read more

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Could a tumour in the piturity gland causes nose bleeds?

Could a tumour in the piturity gland causes nose bleeds?

Pituitary: Tumor if functional could affect control of many hormones, increasing size could affect vision. Other issues like and expanding tumor or infections are less common. Need full checkup. ...Read more

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Why does lung cancer usually spread to the brain, thereby producing brain tumors?

Why does lung cancer usually spread to the brain, thereby producing brain tumors?

Brain Mets: (metastasis) as an entity comprise 100k per year. Lung cancer leads the league, but breast, melanoma, kidney are quite common. Prostate almost never. Only rhabdoid tumors in children commonly go to brain. This pattern stares at us, but baffles us as to why "organotropic" patterns of metastasis are so predictable. ...Read more

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Could brain cancer spread from brain to spine?

Could brain cancer spread from brain to spine?

Depending on what: Type of brain cancer and where the original lesion is, it is possible for metastasis. ...Read more

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Eye twitch and nose bleed related?

Eye twitch and nose bleed related?

Occasionally: Same sided migraine sometimes causes same side eye twitching and nose bleed. Rarely this could be an alarm for a brain tumor. I recommend you see a neurologist at your earliest convenience. ...Read more

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Can an untreated brain tumor cause a brain aneurysm?

Can an untreated brain tumor cause a brain aneurysm?

Not usually: Strokes and brain issues can come with either but they are not very common together. ...Read more

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Could benign brain tumour turn into cancer?

Not per se: Even "benign" tumors of the brain can kill. In general tumors with benign histology do not turn into malignant ones, but for brain tumors the distinction is not clear and there is a continuum of behavior of brain tumors. ...Read more

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How many years does a doctor follow up after removal of a non cancerous meningiona brain tumor? I'm 64 . Thanks! meningioma brain tumor

How many years does a doctor follow up after removal of a non cancerous meningiona brain tumor? I'm 64 .  Thanks! meningioma  brain tumor

Depending on grade: It depends on the pathology report and how well the tumor came out. If yours was who grade 1 (very benign) and the surgeon removed all with attached brain membrane, follow up scan up to a few years will be plenty. Please discuss with your surgeon and follow his instruction. ...Read more

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Bilateral sphenoid sinus,medicines used are clavam,xyzal-m,velgut and a nasal spray.have head heavyness whole day.I'm scared is it brain tumor!

Bilateral sphenoid sinus,medicines used are clavam,xyzal-m,velgut and a nasal spray.have head heavyness whole day.I'm scared is it brain tumor!

Starship Sinus: Those drugs sound like the cast from "Forbidden Planet!" or "Star Trek."When pressure builds up in your sinuses it feels like you have a brain tumor infiltrating your cranium ready to burst out,like "Alien,"any minute.And if it's that bad,so bad you're worried about something serious, then see your doctor for another exam and maybe some tests.In the meantime,stay on your meds, especially the spray ...Read more

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Dr. Henry Friedman
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Brain Tumor (Definition)

Can cause headaches, weakness, dizziness, seizures, and blurry vision. Also ...Read more


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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more