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Is New Schizophrenia Behavior A Possible Sign Of A Brain Tumor
Yes: But, a lot of things are possible. Whether that means they are probable is a different story. I think that any changes which are drastic or come on suddenly for a person, that is something which needs medical evaluation. A condition may be reversible, but waiting may make it worse. As it's difficult to know just what you mean by schizophrenia behavior, it sounds like something requiring attention. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
A mental disorder with positive, negative, and cognitive symptoms. A person with positive symptoms loses touch with reality with hallucinations or delusions. Negative symptoms: lack of pleasure; failing to take care of everyday functions; losing motivation; the inability to carry out plans in isolation. Cognitive symptoms could include problems focusing, memory problems or difficulty understanding ...Read more
Location: Frontal lobe: Movement, intelligence, reasoning, behavior, memory, personality, planning, decision making, judgment, initiative, inhibition, mood Temporal lobe: Speech, behavior, memory, hearing, vision, emotions .Parietal lobe: Intelligence, reasoning, telling right from left, language, sensation, reading.Depends on location of tumor. Rapidly growing tumors cause more symptoms than slow growing ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it sign of a brain tumor if your the only one that can smell burning rubber in your family of 4 need answers asap?
More information: Gershwin's brain tumor announed itself as his smelling burning rubber, but there actually is rubber burning, or some other bad smell, and your nose is more sensitive than the next person's, and you have nothing else to suggest that you are ill, i would not suspect a brain tumor. Can you clarify? Thanks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not necessarily: The kind of problems you are describing can be attributed to many kinds of medical problems. I would suggest that you see your family medicine or internal medicine physician to discuss what is happening, give a complete medical history, undergoe a complete medical exam which will probaby include some blood work---and then this can be more accurately assessed. Many causes can explain this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, but..: Headaches are common, and brain tumors aren't. So the most likely cause of a headache is not a brain tumor! warning signs for headaches caused by brain tumors are early morning headaches (upon awakening) or headaches that worsen with coughing or straining. Other causes of headaches: sinus congestion, caffeine withdrawal, muscle tension, eye strain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hyperventilation: The most common symptoms of brain tumors that people first go to the doctor with are headaches and fits (seizures). But do remember that brain tumors are rare and there are much more common reasons for both these symptoms. The growing tumor increases the pressure inside the skull. This is called raised intracranial pressure. The increase in pressure causes nausea, vomiting and drowsiness. ...Read more
No: Migraine is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Unilateral throbbing headache, dizziness, weakness, visual disturbances, blurry vision, nausea, sensitivity to light or sound, paresthesias and even chest pain may be present during the episodes. It is manageable condition. See your doctor for evaluation and professional management. ...Read more
My daughter said she was looking at something and she saw two of them. No other symptoms. Is this a sign of a brain tumor?
Diplopia: The condition you have described is called Diplopia. There are several different causes for this and urgent evaluation is suggested to determine the cause. ...Read more
I have read that if you have trouble walking in a straight line that it could be sign of a brain tumor?
Maybe.: Brain tumors can cause all kinds of symptoms depending on where they are located and how aggressive they are. If you are concerned, visit your physician. ...Read more
Sharp stabbing pains in head that only last a few seconds and then go away, and then come back. Im 19 a sign of a brain tumor?
Can a headache be the only sign of a brain tumor. No history in family no other symtomps. Apart from tight feeling allover head that lasts allday?
Is depression and anxiety, impotence loss of sweat and fatigue, small loss of motor skills a sign of a brain tumor?
Here are some...: Sorry to hear someone suffering from what described, but no definite answer could be deduced & offered. To come up a possible diagnosis could be reached by following the instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight on how to work closely with doc to sort out right Dx for right Rx, care, and counseling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son is 11 since he was like 3 he has been having random nose bleed and migrains, he also grinds his teeth is this a sign of a brain tumor? Am concerned as I have had thyroid cancer.
Think I might have brain tumor so I want to make sure my neuro-opthalmologist will rule it out. What are the obvious signs?
Tests by this doctor: Your neuro-opthalmologist can look at your eyes and learn a lot---by what the vison is doing, eye movement, s and the appearance of the back of your eye there are so many signs that can indicate a brain tumor i suggest rather than giving you a list you see your family physician to go over your concerns. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the signs and symptoms of a brain tumor? And how likely is it for a 20 year old to get one?
Tell us why this ???: Brain tumors are uncommon yet they can occur at any age. You need to give us some background as to why you are concerned about this issue??? Most patients with brain tumors experience persistent headaches which progressively get worse. Other symptoms may include, nausea, vomiting, reduced vision, seizures or loss of function of an arm or leg(uncommon) ...Read more
M 19, can new onset headaches that persist for a week and a half go away for a week and come back a little bit symptoms of a brain tumor?
Confusion,: Dizziness, memory loss, slurred speech, loss of balance, weakness on one side of the body, seizures or blurred or double vision could signal a stroke or brain tumor, so always demand prompt medical action in those circumstances. Isolated headache is rarely caused by brain tumors. ...Read more
"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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