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Depends on exact loc: The surgery required to remove this tumor depends on the exact location of the tumor. It may be within the spinal canal, requiring a laminectomy, or along the nerve root, requiring a combination of a laminectomy and dissection of the tumor lateral to the spine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
"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
Yes: It can lead to a "neurogenic bladder" with poor urine drainage and retention so as to facilitate bacterial infection and recurrent episodes some times acending to the kidneys. If the bladder does not empty well it needs to be drained by a catheter daily to prevent this from occurring. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stay calm or worry?6mths ago had CT clear-been tired everyday w headaches tht sometimes hurt my ears-if it was a tumor by now wuld I have more symptom
Anxiety: You are on at least 2 anti-depressants but do not have anxiety or depression listed under your "conditions"? why? we can't offer you helpful answers if you don't provide helpful information. Given your recent negative CT, your headache may be neurogenic, vascular or psychogenic. It is highly unlikely that you have a "tumor". Please consult your mental health provider. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not CA, can get big: Cancers (malignant) tumors lose normal control with other cells, have unrestricted growth; they can enlarge, spread by blood or lymph. Can be fatal. Benign tumors are abnormal, but not cancers. Can get big, but don't spread by blood or lymph. Generally not fatal, although benign brain tumors can cause a lot of trouble-not much room to spare in the skull. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: This depends on what kind of tumor you're talking about, and where it is. Sometimes these show themselves early, sometimes they don't. At 16 it's unlikely you have any tumors anywhere -- but please talk with your physician about any concerns you have about your health, or any changes you've noticed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm scared of having a tumor but can't leave my house how can I reassure my self that I don't have one?
Papilledema: This refers to swelling of the optic disc caused by increased intracranial pressure. So if something is in the brain, let's say a tumor (that should not be there) it causes pressure. The skull is a finite space and if too much fluid builds up it leads to increases pressure. This can be seen by looking in the eyes and sometimes we see papilledema. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If a person has a cyts or a tumor nd if it canerous can they go two years without seeking medical attention?
Whoa: Don't delay treatment for a possible cancer. Some are extremely slow-growing, some are certain to kill if neglected for two years, but all need to be addressed quickly. Our health care system is sickeningly dysfunctional but it should be possible to get you seen, perhaps at a big-city med school. I'm sorry the question arose & i wish you the best. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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