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What does brain tumor headache feel like?, I've been having pressure in eyes and cheeks for couple days. Is it likely brain tumor?

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 (cetirizine) (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

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What does it mean when your brain feels like its on fire female 34 years old can't bend down confused when I get back up

What does it mean when your brain feels like its on fire female 34 years old can't bend down confused when I get back up

Don't have a clue: Your brain doesn't hurt--its coverings can, though and if you're having head pain and spells of confusion you need to see an md. It could be lots of things. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what it feels like to be brain damaged?

Can you tell me what it feels like to be brain damaged?

The horse's mouth: If I thought this were an appropriate venue for joking around, I'd say, "Ask any politician, " but seriously, folks: In order to find out what it feels like to be brain-damaged, you need to ask people who actually ARE brain-damaged. No one who isn't can know what it feels like. A search for "brain injury" on Amazon pulls up lots of books. Check with your library as well. ...Read more

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Why does my brain feel like it's vibrating or buzzing sometime?

Why does my brain feel like it's vibrating or buzzing sometime?

I'm not sure: I don't think it's your brain that you feel doing that so much as it is your head or scalp doing that and even if I'm right I still don't know why it is happening. You need to be examined by your doctor who may wish to send you to a neurologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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It feels like my brain hurts on one side, is there a way to fix this?

It feels like my brain hurts on one side, is there a way to fix this?

Talk to your doctor: Pain in your head can be caused by lots of things like migraines, pinched or inflamed nerves, injuries, tumors and muscle tension. But it's not normal so see somebody. ...Read more

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Does brain games like crossword puzzles and sudoku really help the brain?

Does brain games like crossword puzzles and sudoku really help the brain?

A little bit: You might be better able to do crossword puzzles and sudoku but these games might not help you in other activities. ...Read more

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How to make brain to work like sherlock holmes? How can be that much active?

How to make brain to work like sherlock holmes? How can be that much active?

Time management: Holmes is a fictional character but modeled on a physician who had a knack for making deductions about people. With 30000 different genes contributing to your brain, it's unique and you have a set of things you're good at and not so good at. You won't change these, but you can have a better life spending your time developing your talents -- the key to success in intellectual professions. ...Read more

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Is there a particular condition where people feel like their brain is "on fire"?

Is there a particular condition where people feel like their brain is "on fire"?

Many possibilities: Fever & other conditions such as meningitis, encephalitis, brain hemorrhage/stroke, etc may perhaps cause this symptom you've just mentioned.
Or perhaps your hair is getting singed and is burning from a fire! ...Read more

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Is it possible for my brain to make me feel like I'm sick when I'm actually well?

Is it possible for my brain to make me feel like I'm sick when I'm actually well?

Yes: Yes, the mind is a very powerful thing. Think of stress and how you feel under pressure. However, I would also posit that if you're feeling sick, then you're not healthy or well. Go see your family doc for his/her opinion and to be sure that you're truly well. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it known what brain function decides what you like? For example food or music.

Is it known what brain function decides what you like? For example food or music.

Brain structure: Brain function. Is complex and includes both location in the brain and neurotransmitters or chemical messengers, as well as actual experiences associated with memories of liked or disliked item just to name a few in 400 words. It is a great question warranting repeating throughout your future as more ways of collecting information are invented and discovered. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I lean over it hurts in what feels like the top left side of my brain?

Sometimes when I lean over it hurts in what feels like the top left side of my brain?

Dehydration: While these symptoms could be explained by a variety of different things, it might be that you are simply more dehydrate at times than at others. Since the symptoms do not happen all of the time, it makes it a bit more challenging to pin point where the problem could be. You could start by ensuring that you are well hydrated, drinking plenty of water each day. I hope this helps clarify this. ...Read more

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After studying for a long time, why does my brain feel like it "hurts" or is full of fluid?

You overdid it!: After studying for a long time, there's no accepted doctor's note to get you out of class or exam if your brain hurts. Perhaps you had too much caffeine to keep you going? Or too much fast food? Salt? Sugar? Fat? More likely you didn't drink enough water, especially to counter the diuretic effect of caffeine. More likely, you need sleep which you didn't get b/c you were studying. ...Read more

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What to do if I do not know what to do with my life when I feel like a piece of brain came off?

What to do if I do not know what to do with my life when I feel like a piece of brain came off?

Sorry, what?: I am trying to make sense of yout question, without success. First, doctors are not career counselors, and second, pieces of brain don't "come off." I am taking your question literally because if you mean something figurative, it is not apparent. I have a feeling that whatever your real question is, expecting any kind of useful answer in 400 characters is futile. ...Read more

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Everything feels slow like my brain isn't fully turned on kind of feels like a fog over my brain?

Everything feels slow like my brain isn't fully turned on kind of feels like a fog over my brain?

See psychiatrist: Several conditions come 2 mind this is frequently depressed pts say but u need a work up. ...Read more

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Sometimes I feel fluids that go from the middle of my back to my brain? Like a waterfall. What could it be?

Sometimes I feel fluids that go from the middle of my back to my brain? Like a waterfall. What could it be?

Strange feelings...: Odd sensations of water flowing can be due to irritation or other effects on nerves and/or on the spinal cord. A primary care doctor can check, and may refer to a neurologist or a physiatrist (physical medicine / rehabilitation doctor) for more evaluation. The doctors will check to see where (which nerves) might be the source of the sensations. ...Read more

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I try to eat smaller portions and not just raid the pantry but I feel like I can't help it because my brain is craving taste. What to do?

I try to eat smaller portions and not just raid the pantry but I feel like I can't help it because my brain is craving taste. What to do?

Hard w/o more info: Dr. Saghafi referred your? To me - I hope I can add to his good thoughts. You don't say if you're bulimic or overweight or have some illness or take meds, so... But if it really is only some taste you crave, flavored waters exist. And, water is a great idea anyway. Cravings can mean a real deficit, so you might want some lab work to discover that. A talk therapist may help find an emotional need. ...Read more

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More than a month I have been having problems which made me suffer a lot cried screamed like for 1 year and now I feel my brain is heavy?

More than a month I have been having problems which made me suffer a lot cried screamed like for 1 year and now I feel my brain is heavy?

See your physician: You say you've been having problems which make you suffer, scream, and cry for 1 year? Then i'd surely suggest you see your family doctor for evaluation and help with this. Your question leaves a lot of possibilities open. Your doctor might also want you to see a psychiatrist and/or therapist for more assistance. If you're open with them about what you're experiencing, they'll know how to help. ...Read more

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I'm laying down in bed and my brain had a shock it feels like my brain shuts down for a sec then it hurts. Scares me it has happened before?

See a doctor: If it scares you, then posting on HealthTap won't un-scare you, because HealthTap docs are ethically obligated NOT to act like your personal physician and you shouldn't expect them to. Statements like "brain had a shock" and "brain shuts down" are medically meaningless (not helpful for diagnosis). A careful and thorough history taken in a doctor's office is essential if you want answers. ...Read more

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I used to worry a LOT. Then I started to avoid my problems by not thinking about them. It's like my brain blocks them. Is it normal or even healthy?

I used to worry a LOT. Then I started to avoid my problems by not thinking about them. It's like my brain blocks them. Is it normal or even healthy?

Neither is good: Neither worrying about or avoiding problems in your life is helpful. Your problem is not having problem solution skills. When you have a problem, write down why it is a problem and then make a list of solutions you can think of. Grade in writing for yourself the real severity of the problem. Pick best realistic solution you can find on your list and use it. Working with a psychologist could help. ...Read more

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During exam time I struggle to study and when pushing hard I feel like my brain is boiling. What might be the cause and how to deal with this problem?

During exam time I struggle to study and when pushing hard I feel like my brain is boiling. What might be the cause and how to deal with this problem?

The cause?: Your sensations are completely subjective. A boiled brain is no more alive than a boiled egg. Brains don’t boil (as long as the owner is still using it). Sounds like you need to find some way to manage stress and nervous tension. There’s nothing exotic or complicated about this. ...Read more

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Why does it feel like needles are on my brain?

Why does it feel like needles are on my brain?

It depends: There are many different types of headaches, and you'll want a neurologist to take a full headache history to help to determine whether you need any testing and what treatment would be best for you. ...Read more

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I have brain-freeze-like headaches, what's going on?

May have migraine: Brain freeze occurs quite frequently after ingestion of cold liquids in patients who have either a family history of migraine or such problems themselves. Prevention and treatment works very well here. ...Read more

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Can my brain get tired from overuse like during finals?

Can my brain get tired from overuse like during finals?

Yes: It's called "mental fatigue, " it happens whenever the brain is exerting maximum output for a sustained period of time. How long and how much varies from person to person and activity yo activity. ...Read more