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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

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 more

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Shaking (Definition)

Shaking is a symptom in which a person has tremors (shakiness or small back and forth movements) in part or all of his body. Shaking can be due to cold body temperatures, rising fever (such as with infections), neurological problems, medicine ...Read more


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Is it possible to cause a brain bleed by shaking my head too hard?

Is it possible to cause a brain bleed by shaking my head too hard?

Not likely: Difficult to cause brain bleed without a significant impact. Do not keep shaking hard. ...Read more

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How hard does someone have to hit their head for it to cause a brain bleed?

How hard does someone have to hit their head for it to cause a brain bleed?

Depends on various: Factors. For example if one is on blood thinners, what part of head makes impact, how weak the bone is. If there is any concern, go get an urgent evaluation. If there is severe headaches, persisting disorientation, nausea, vomiting, confusion, delirium, go right away to get evaluated. ...Read more

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What kind type or how hard of a trama to the head would cause u to bleed from brain?

What kind type or how hard of a trama to the head would cause u to bleed from brain?

Depends: That my friend is the million dollar question. Sometimes the trauma is great and sometimes very little trauma will cause a bleed. Bleeds are increased with persons that take blood thinners. Most of the time the trauma is easily to discern, but sometime the bleed is latent and no cause can be found. ...Read more

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Friend hit me in the head. not hard,more like a joke. could that cause a concussion or brain bleed?

Friend hit me in the head. not hard,more like a joke. could that cause a concussion or brain bleed?

Unlikely: It does take certain momentum and force to cause concussion. Brain bleed take even more trauma than trivial hits. Loss of consciousness often is associated with significant concussion. ...Read more

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Does shaking your head cause brain damge?This could be as far as nodding to violently shaking it. A brief explanation why would be greatly appreciated

Does shaking your head cause brain damge?This could be as far as nodding to violently shaking it. A brief explanation why would be greatly appreciated

Depends: In an infant, shaking the head can be catastrophic. In adults the mere act of shaking your own head willfully is not likely to cause harm. Now if someone else physically ; aggressively shakes your head, this may cause injury to neck and brain, particularly in elderly individuals. A case in point is the brain trauma that occurs in sports with repetitive sudden jars to the head (soccer, football). ...Read more

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Is it possible for a TBI to cause a cyst in the spinal canal of the c-spine? If so, what is the likelihood of it growing? Found after MVA,brain bleed

Is it possible for a TBI to cause a cyst in the spinal canal of the c-spine? If so, what is the likelihood of it growing? Found after MVA,brain bleed

Yes: yes, car accident causing a whip-lash injury can produce a syrinx (aka cyst) in a cervical spine soon after the MVA, patient may not be symptomatic until months later when it gets bigger but radiographically small cyst can be detected on MRI right away, symptoms include: shoulder/arm pain, loss of feeling to temperature, pain in shoulders/arms ...Read more

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Bleeding (Definition)

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Cerebrum (Definition)

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