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Can a brain tumor cause problems in other parts of the body? (ex: stomach ulcers, sickness) if a brain tumor is present near the optical part of the brain, can it cause problems in the body such as sickness?

Can a brain tumor cause problems in other parts of the body? (ex: stomach ulcers, sickness) if a brain tumor is present near the optical part of the brain, can it cause problems in the body such as sickness?

Yes and no: The tumor itself does not cause other problems but the side effects of the medicines used in treatment, like steroids, can. Optical tract brain tumors do not usually cause symptoms other than visual disturbances unless they are very large in size. ...Read more

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What can cause conditions of fluid on the brain?

What can cause conditions of fluid on the brain?

Hydrocephalus: There are several reasons for hydrocephalus which can be broken down into congenital and acquired conditions. Some examples include aqueductal stenosis, chiari malformation, after a subarachnoid hemorrhage or meningitis, and even as a result of poor CSF reabsorption such as in normal pressure hydrocephalus. I hope this helps and merry christmas! ...Read more

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Can herpes cause problems on other parts of the body?

Can herpes cause problems on other parts of the body?

Yes: You can get herpes on virtually any body part. It always causes irritation at the site it appears at. ...Read more

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Can lupus be the cause of vitreous hemorrhage?

Can lupus be the cause of vitreous hemorrhage?

LUPUS &VITREOUS HG: Lupus retinopathy can lead to retinal detachment and vitreous hemorrhage, as retina can be affected in 10% of patients with lupus. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can scarlet fever cause scar tissue on the brain (which is the cause of one's epileptic seizures)?

Help plz! Can scarlet fever cause scar tissue on the brain (which is the cause of one's epileptic seizures)?

Unlikely: Scarlet fever is the combination of Strep infection in the throat and rash to the skin (usually face). In the absence of an invasive Strep infection, such as bacterial meningitis, it would be unlikely that the Scarlet Fever has damaged the brain. ...Read more

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Can a vascular AVM in the brain cause brain cancer or any type of cancer or stroke down the line?

Can a vascular AVM in the brain cause brain cancer or any type of cancer or stroke down the line?

Cancer-no, Stroke-?: AVM's (artero-venous malformations) do not cause cancer. Whether or not they may cause a stroke, depends! The location, size, luck, and other risk factors all must be figured in. Lots of people have AVM's in their brains and elsewhere and never know they have them because they never cause problems. ...Read more

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Can many lesions on an MRI of brain indicate previous stroke or other causes?

Can many lesions on an MRI of brain indicate previous stroke or other causes?

Probably not stroke: Multiple small areas of signal abnormality in the brain can result from many things. In older patients or patients with risk factors like high blood pressure or diabetes, these often do indicate previous strokes. This would be very uncommon in a 30 yo. Multiple "lesions" are usually nonspecific and can result from migraines, demyelinating disease (ms) or autoimmune conditions among other things. ...Read more

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Can small vessel disease of the brain cause pain in the feet?

Can small vessel disease of the brain cause pain in the feet?

No.: Pain in the feet is much more likely to come from small vessel disease in the feet and involvement of distal nerves. ...Read more

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What are the conditions which cause vasospasm in occipital lobe of brain?

SAH,Vasculitis: The conditions that cause vasospasm is subarachnoid hemorrhage, sometimes inflammation of the blood vessels such as vasculitis can cause vasospasm, there are obviously other causes too. ...Read more

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What causes inflammation of the brain and seizures?

What causes inflammation of the brain and seizures?

Seizures: Infections such as encephalitis or meningitis, vasculitis or cerebritis from autoimmune conditions like lupus, certain toxidromes, metabolic problems, and even trauma can produce inflammation/swelling of the brain and seizures. ...Read more

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What metabolic disorders can cause bleeding on the brain and behind the eyes?

What metabolic disorders can cause bleeding on the brain and behind the eyes?

Diabetes: Diabetes is the most common that causes bleeding in the eye. It rarely causes bleeding in the brain. Patients with uncontolled hypertension are more prone to bleeding in the eye and brain-but this is problem occuring together is rare. ...Read more

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Can fluid on the brain cause brain tumors or kill you?

Can fluid on the brain cause brain tumors or kill you?

No and yes: 'fluid on the brain', or hydrocephalus, is sometimes caused by brain tumors, but is not a cause of such tumors. Hydrocephalus, if untreated, can sometimes be fatal, and otherwise it can cause severe neurological problems. ...Read more

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Can chiari malformation cause burning sensation of the skin leading to rash?

Can chiari malformation cause burning sensation of the skin leading to rash?

No: A Chiari malformation cannot cause your rash. I would see your physician or a dermatologist determine the cause of your rash. ...Read more

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Can a brain tumor cause cancer elsewhere in the body by spreading out of the brain?

Can a brain tumor cause cancer elsewhere in the body by spreading out of the brain?

Not usually: Although extremely uncommon, glioblastoma has been found outside of the nervous system in a metastatic fashion, most often inthe lungs or lymph nodes. It is usually found after surgery for the brain disease. ...Read more

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