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What Are Brain Tumor Headaches Like
Also called cephalalgia, is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck, & can be a symptom of a number of conditions affecting those areas. It originates from pain-sensitive structures such as cranium, muscles, nerves, vessels, subcutaneous tissues, eyes, ears, sinuses & mucous membranes. It is non-specific symptom & can be primary such as tension ha, or secondary ...Read more
What does brain tumor headache feel like ?, I've been having pressure in eyes and cheeks for couple days. Is it likely brain tumor ?
Pressure in cheeks: More likely you have sinusitis/ allergies. Consider zyrtec ( if not allergic).Possibly is toothache, rarer includes conditions like glaucoma ( can get it checked at a lenscrafters. hour eyes any optometist). Tumor is rare. Presents with headache on waking and may be associated with nausea, vomiting, visual disturbance. See doctor/urgent care this week,see one today if visual/ dental issue ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Been having headaches, been getting much worse sleep than usual. Anxious & stressed. Can this be the cause? Or something sinister like gbm brain tumor?
39 yr old. Feels like gentle poke / ping on top right side of head for months. Not headache; no brain tumor symptoms, but worried. My dr says stress?
Doubt tumor: head dyscomfort symptoms are like snow flakes. Rarely do 2 people describe the same type of symptoms based on their perception. You wont' find anything in the literature about a ping pong sensation in your head. After 23 hears I have learned that unusual sensations like this that haven't been described in the literature mean nothing. Ping pong sensation can point to middle ear issue. ...Read more
The left side of my body sometimes feels weaker or stiffer than my right, and sometimes i get headaches on the right side of my head. I have health anxiety. Wondering if this sounds like a brain tumor?
Possible migraine: There is a kind of migraine headache syndrome that can cause your symptoms, with or without a headache. Though not likely to represent a brain tumor, your symptoms merit having a consultation with a neurologist and likely getting a brain MRI to look for other possibilities, as well. Treatments are available after a diagnosis is made. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could I have a brain tumor? Lately i've been having the symptoms for it like headaches, vision and hearing problems, light headed, and more.
Could be migraine: There are different types of headache- migraine and tension headaches are the most common ones. Migraine headaches usually are one sided headaches- can be preceeded with aura, hallucination etc- also can be associated with photosensitivity etc. Although brain tumor also can give headache- but it is not very common.Having said that-if those symptoms bother you- go to see your md and get checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After I play tennis or work out I get headaches could it be for tiredness or more serious like brain tumor?
Heat strokes: ypu are very dehydrated and you might be having a Heat strokes.the first rules of exercising outdoors is adequate hydration ,and hydrate with similar quality fluid like your are loosing with sweating like Gatorade or similar sport drinks,hydrate yourself well before, during,and after the game and see if you can tell the differences,if not see a doctor for adequate testing ...Read more
A brain tumor is a disease in which a group of abnormal cells grow in the brain. The brain tumor may have either started in the brain or it may have moved there from a different site of the body (metastasized). There are many different types of brain tumors, and different tumors affect individuals of different age groups. Symptoms vary depending on the size and ...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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