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I have some symptoms of brain tumour: head/nose ache, clumsiness, forgetfulness, spasms in stomach, and eye floaters. Could you give me some advice ?

I have some symptoms of brain tumour: head/nose ache, clumsiness, forgetfulness, spasms in stomach, and eye floaters. Could you give me some advice ?

Evaluation: Please see your physician for an evaluation. The symptoms you describe could be related to many things. Seeing your doctor would put your mind at ease, and if there is something wrong you will well on your way to having it addressed. ...Read more

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Dr. Henry Friedman
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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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Please explain what are some symptoms of a brain tumour?

Please explain what are some symptoms of a brain tumour?

Depends on type and: Location. Brain tumor symptoms vary widely depending on the location and rate of growth. Common symptoms are headache, vomiting, behavioral changes, seizures, change in vision, and paralysis. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/brain-tumor/basics/symptoms/con-20028592. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a brain tumour? How do they develop?

What are the symptoms of a brain tumour? How do they develop?

It depends: Symptoms depend on where the tumor is in the brain. Some tumors cause no symptoms, while others can cause weakness in an arm or leg, balance problem, or numbness on one side of the body. Brain tumors can come from spread of a tumor that started somewhere else in the body, or they can start in the brain. They develop when cells start growing and don't stop. This is how all cancers develop. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a brain tumour and what causes them?

What are the symptoms of a brain tumour and what causes them?

Depends on location.: The brain is a complicated organ with different functions controlled in different regions. A tumor in an area that controls balance might be associated with loss of stability. A tumor in an area associated with speech might impact the ability to talk. Some general signs of "brain tumor" might include headaches, visual disturbances and new onset seizure activity. See a doc if you are concerned. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens with these symptoms of a brain tumour?

Not clear what you w: Your question is unclear. Do you have symptoms or do you want to know about what symptoms to expect from a brain tumor? Most brain tumors produce headaches which are progressively getting worse. Sometime they cause seizures or stroke like symptoms like paralysis. ...Read more

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What to do if i want to know the symptoms of a brain tumour. What are they?

What to do if i want to know the symptoms of a brain tumour. What are they?

It varies: Many have no symptoms. When symptoms are present, they vary considerably depending on the size, location, speed of growth, etc. Symptoms may include headaches as well as disruption of specific neurological functions (cognition, movement, sensation, etc.). That said, in my 11 years of neurology i've yet to have a patient who thought they had a brain tumor (a common concern) turn out to have one. :). ...Read more

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All my symptoms point to a brain tumour but doctors have put me on a waiting list for a scan as they sidestepped these symptoms what should I do?

All my symptoms point to a brain tumour but doctors have put me on a waiting list for a scan as they sidestepped these symptoms what should I do?

"Tumour": By the way you wrote "tumour", i'm assuming you do not live in the us (maybe uk?) and thus i'm not sure how things work there from the insurance perspective. Docs do not have "waiting lists". That sounds like an administrative term i would hear from the insurance people. Your doc may have used his clinical judgement and felt your odds of a brain tumor are not enough to justify a scan. ...Read more

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What symptoms are common in a brain tumour?

What symptoms are common in a brain tumour?

Depends on location: The brain is a complicated organ with different areas responsible for different functions. A tumor in the brain would present with variable symptoms depending upon the exact location in the brain. Some symptoms might include: headache, seizures, visual disturbances, loss of coordination and balance. If you are having symptoms that worry you about a possible brain tumor, please see a doctor. ...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