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Does brain tumor symptom one side localized body twitching and cramps or full body twitching and cramps? When to worry and get a scan to rule it out.

Does brain tumor symptom one side localized body twitching and cramps or full body twitching and cramps? When to worry and get a scan to rule it out.

Sometimes.: Any new seizure-like symptoms (muscle twitching, body shaking, muscle cramping) should be evaluated by your physician. The symptoms are not necessarily a brain tumor. There are many other causes of these symptoms. But, see your doctor for an evaluation. Your doctor might order a scan. ...Read more

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Brain Tumor (Definition)

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


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I have random body twitching from over 7 months can that be a symptom of a brain tumor i don't have any weakness or numbness or memory loss im 27?

I have random body twitching from over 7 months can that be a symptom of a brain tumor i don't have any weakness or numbness or memory loss im 27?

Brain tumor unlikely: However more information is needed to evaluate you, including a detailed history, physical examination and may be lab tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor as not much more can be done in this forum. ...Read more

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Can random body twitching both sides be a sign of brain tumor? From months i got it as a single twitch each time and sometimes it last 6 to 7 sec?

Can random body twitching both sides  be a sign of brain tumor? From months i got it as a single twitch each time and sometimes it last 6 to 7 sec?

Probably not: Most myoclonus in healthy people occurs at sleep onset, lasts only a second or two, and is totally benign. However, if you are concerned about yours, see your neurologist for examination and possibly further work up. Good luck! ...Read more

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Does a intermittent body twitching for several months a symptoms of brain tumor or seizure or by now other serious symptoms like numbness must occur

Does a intermittent body twitching for several months a symptoms of brain tumor or seizure  or by now other serious symptoms like numbness must occur

?Seizures?: I'm not sure what you are describing as intermittent body twitching, but perhaps these are seizures. If they are, then they might indeed be an indication of a brain tumor. However they don't sound like typical seizures and might be something else, related to another type of brain disease. See your doctors and have a thorough neurological workup. ...Read more

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Can a brain tumor cause twitch on both sides of lip or it is something else?

Can a brain tumor cause twitch on both sides of lip or it is something else?

Posting again?: I may be wrong, but it seems you keep posting the same basic question over and over. If this is true, you need to be personally examined by a physician and not rely on internet searches or websites to attempt to diagnose your symptoms. I wish it were that easy. Merely listing a symptom or two is insufficient to arrive at an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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What kind of brain tumor can cause intermittent lip twitch and continuous mild tingling tounge for over many weeks do I need imaging?

What kind of brain tumor can cause intermittent lip twitch and  continuous mild tingling tounge for over many weeks do I need imaging?

Many causes, see MD: Are you worried about having a brain tumor? Or have you been diagnosed with something? Talk to your doctor about your symptoms. There are several things that can cause your symptoms that are not related to brain rumors . Some of these include trauma, vitamin deficiency, allergies, biting tongue, hormonal changes, ms, and nerve disease. See a doctor. Get checked. ...Read more

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I have intermittent body twitching from over 7 month can that be a brain tumor seizure i don't have numbness or body weakness or memory loss im 27?

I have intermittent body twitching from over 7 month can that be a brain tumor seizure i don't have numbness or body weakness or memory loss im 27?

Don't panic: The only way to know if its from a brain tumor is to look for one. Talk to your doctor about your concern. There are medical conditions that can lead to this symptom as well. ...Read more

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I've been having eye twitching and twitching above my lip for a few weeks now... Both on the right side. Nervous it could be a brain tumor.

I've been having eye twitching and twitching above my lip for a few weeks now... Both on the right side.   Nervous it could be a brain tumor.

Nothing to do with B: Muscles often twitch when people are tired, anxious and often for no clear reason. But they have no relationship with having a brain tumor. So you can relax. Brain tumors are generally silent till they get to a size which causes pressure symptoms like headaches, nausea and occasionally a seizure. Unless you had such symptoms you should not be thinking about Brain tumor ...Read more

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On the top part of my head(halfdollar size) i get a horrible/painful pressure that makes my right eye twitch uncontrollably.Could it be a brain tumor?

On the top part of my head(halfdollar size) i get a horrible/painful pressure that makes my right eye twitch uncontrollably.Could it be a brain tumor?

Unlikely!: The typical pain associated wih brain tumors is generalized, worse in the morning and with all maneuvers that increasing pressure in the brain such as bearing down, coughing or sneezing. However, most tumors do not follow this typical description. Your pain is non-specific and should be checked out to make sure it is not something serious.. ...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


Cerebrum (Definition)

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