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Mouth Tumor Causes Me To Bite Inside Cheek
I have eds and I sweat from my head/face/chest like crazy! I was diagnosed with psuedophytocytoma. Pseudo bc they couldn't find a tumor. Cause?
AutonomicDysfunction: Many people with hypermobility type eds have problems with bothersome sweating (hyperhidrosis). They also can have changes in how the heart responds to changes in position that can causing racing pulse similar to pheochromocytoma. The cause is not clearly known, but may be due to the blood vessels being too flexible tricking the body into sensing a low blood pressure. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Pain at base of skull left side sometimes goes into my head did a MRI 2months ago said no tumors what could cause this pain?
Hello what can cause constant throbbing in the back of the right head? Had a clear MRI done 3 Months ago. Could a tumor have grown since then? Thanks
Are tumors and blod clots a common cause of headaches? What can cause sharp brief pains in the head?
No!: Headaches are commonly caused by benign conditions such as Migraine and tension headaches which are commonly due to stress. Sharp pains which last less than a minute or two are of no significance and therefore can be safely ignored. If you get anxious about them, they may keep coming back. So try to relax, think positively and reduce your stress level by having adequate sleep and do daily exercis ...Read more
Is it true falling on your head can cause a tumor? I hit my forehead 2 months ago but haven't had any problems, people have been saying that
No tumor: Trauma is not a carcinogenic factor so that injuring ones head can not induce cancer formation. On the other hand trauma can induce a site of TGF-B and platelet derived growth factor and I've seen sites of trauma such a head, develop a hematoma followed by migration of tumor cells from a previous malignancy to the site of hematoma in the head or other site. ...Read more
Barely possible: Some hair dyes contain chemicals that are suspected carcinogens, and these might (not will, just 'might') cause cancers, including brain tumors. This is not an issue of the dye going straight to the brain because it is applied to the head; the dye would have to be absorbed and then get into the bloodstream to get to cells. ...Read more
Yes: Depending on the location in the head. 2 cm is significant size tumor. Your need immediate diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
Hi doctors I was wondering could even small tumors at the head of the pancrease (pancrelipase) cause jaundace?
Out of the blue, I get tingling in top / back of my head/brain, is it serious? Went to the doc he said anexity can cause this... Could it be tumor?
Believe your doctor: I'm not there to evaluate you, but my guess is that your doctor is right. ...Read more
Would a headache caused by a brain tumor feel like it's on the surface of the head? Top left of the head, mostly when bending over, but not everytime
Please don't worry:
Thankfully your history does not suggest a brain tumor. The human brain has no pain sensitive structures and thus brain tumors present more commonly with other neurologic symptoms or seizures.
You should have a neurologic evaluation to set your mind at ease. Good luck and get well soon. ...Read more
I was having itch on my head at a specific point for five days and now it has slightly swollen and is a bit paining what would be it isit brain tumor?
(likely) Not a tumor: It is probably a cyst in the skin or perhaps an insect bite, either way possibly now infected. Should be easily dealt with in a doctor's office, either by incision and drainage and/or antibiotics. Could be something else, but likely not anything intracranial if you can feel it on your scalp. ...Read more
Very little chance: Because our understanding of radiation induced cancer is incomplete, it is assumed that any exposure to radiation increases the risk of developing cancer. This is called the non-threshold model. According to a recent nejm article the risk is approximately 0.005% at age 35 that a single ct brain would cause death due to cancer. N engl j med 2007; 357:2277-2284. The risk is even smaller at > age. ...Read more
What can cause childlike speech, head pain, eyes bouncing, tounge flickering in an adult? Stroke and tumor already ruled out
What causes blindness and neurological problem after a pseudo tumor and a shunt is placed in the head will the person ever recover from this?
Out of the blue, I get tingling in top / back of my head/brain, is it serious? Went to the doc he said anxiety can cause this. Could it be tumor?
Maybe, not likely: Many people "hold" or express tension with their body, particularly with anxiety. Treating anxiety with lifestyle changes, cognitive-behavioral therapy and perhaps medication will be great first steps. Your doctor can help you monitor changes in this symptom while you target the anxiety. Symptom checklists can help you measure the response to treatments. Revisit your doc to develop a plan soon. ...Read more
Every once in a while I have a dull ache at the right back side of my head. This has been for a few days. Possible causes? Worried bout brain tumor
Brain tumor: Typically does not cause occasional pain. If it becomes frequent, or constant, then is the time to see someone. ...Read more
Bump/back of head/lower left side. NOT cyst or tumor. MRI shows nothing in that spot. At times it causes a tremendous amount of pain. Any advice, info, or recommendation is much appreciated. Have had it for about 5 yrs.
Do neurologists check for brain tumors by having patients shake their head really fast? Because, I tried it, and it caused focal pain in my head.
Head pain: Shaking your head fast is not a typical test for determining a brain tumor. ...Read more
I had a normal MRI of the head. Would that have shown any tumors that could cause symptoms in ear? (i.e. pressures, whooshing sound when swallow)
You are no more risk for brain tumor now than you were before you had the CAT scan.
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Been having swelling/pressure behind eye and causes discomfort. I have had a small head cold and have had head cold b4 but nvr this. Is it a tumor?
Probably not: There are more likely diagnoses that would cause your symptoms than a tumor. ...Read more
My two year old toddler has hit his head so many times since he was a baby. He's fallen of chairs and sofa while playing, can it cause brain tumors?
No: We do have a lot of experience with toddlers falling. The most significant association I find is the cut under the chin from hitting some stationary object. There is no association of these common events with 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