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Do I Have A Brain Tumor
Can anxiety cause brain tumor-like symptoms? I fear that I have a brain tumor because i started getting nauseated and weak fatigued and muscle shaking
Yes.: Symptoms raising concern for brain tumor vary depending on the part of the brain they affect. Uncontrollable nausea and vomiting (without diarrhea), dizziness, vertigo or focal weakness or sensory loss in one part of your body on one side of your body would be symptoms to watch for. Brain tumors are rare, and it's much more likely your symptoms are due to anxiety. A neurologist could help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Brain cancer refers to cancer located in the brain. It can occur from a metastasis from a tumor in another part of the body or can originate in the brain. Symptoms of brain cancer include headaches, weakness, dizziness, seizures, and blurry vision. It can sometimes be asymptomatic as, for example, in patients with small cell lung cancer. It is always best to use MRI with contrast to make an evaluation, since using a CT can cause you to miss ...Read more
Do I have a brain tumor. I often will get a weird sensation or numbness in my head not specifically one side. After it I will feel weird. I don't know?
Please can I get some advice? Do I have a brain tumor im cryinf having a panic attack im so scared?
Don't panic: That's quite a jump: From headache to brain tumor in one step. It's possible but not likely. You may have heard of a kind of headache called "migraine." The word is a French corruption of the Greek word "hemicranium," meaning "1/2 of the head" because migraines typically affect only one side at a time. Only way to know for sure is to get a hands-on assessment in a doctor's office. Good luck. ...Read more
Doubtful: It is very unlikely that you have a "brain tumor", but your episodes sound unusually frequent. You likely possess classical migraines, and a preventative medication might be in order. See a neurologist who focuses in headaches, and devise a treatment plan. Unless your exam shows abnormalities, you likely do not need imaging at this point. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do I have a brain tumor? I often have sever head aches on the left side of my head. With chest pains.
Not likely: Headache is certainly one of the common symptoms of a brain tumor, but chest pain is not usually in any way related. You may just have migraines, or you may have another type of disease. You should see your doctor for evaluation and appropriate testing and referral, probably to a neurologist who specializes in headache. An MRI of the head would help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do i have a brain tumor? I randomly have throbbing pain on my left and right temple sometimes in the back of both sides nd one side of my scalp is red
Do I have a brain tumor? I have headaches most days & i feel spaced out. I get numbness in legs & arms. I keep forgetting words. I fell down stairs
"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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