With proptosis, is it possibly a brain tumor?

Unlikely. Proptosis is the eyeball pushing out. The most common cause is hyperthryoidism. But increased pressure in the brain, can be transmitted and cause the eyeball to push out. Again, more likely to be something in the eye or around the eye than in the brain.

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I have excessive sleepiness and exhaustion, when I go out disorientation, when I eat sth sweet my whole body has tremors. Is it possibly a brain tumor?

Need evaluation. It is unlikely that you have a brain tumor, however this issue is not suitable for this forum. You should see your doctor for a detailed history, physical examination and may be lab and imagining studies. Read more...

Early symptoms of brain tumor?

Is hard to say. . This is hard to say because many times brain rumors can be asymptomatic, especially if they're deep inside the brain. Often when they do present they're advanced. Having said this, if there are unexplained vision changes, seizures, and a progressive focal neurological deficit like a change in gait/walking, then brain tumor should be seriously considered. Read more...
It is very rare. Headaches and seizures it is very unlikely to have brain tumor at your age. See neurologist if you want more assurance. Read more...

How is a brain tumor diagnosed?

MRI or CT. These a days, brain mri's and ct's are the primary method of diagnosing brain tumors. These are prompted after the patient has a neurologic symptom or an un-relenting headache. Read more...
Imaging, biopsy. In general, while symptoms are non-specific (headaches, changes in vision, changes in perception), imaging studies are able to identify abnormalities very well. Once an area of abnormality is defined, a biospy is performed (usually by a neurosurgeon), which a pathologist then studies, and gives a diagnosis. Read more...

How likely is getting a brain tumor?

Good question. There are a few familial syndromes associated with brain tumors. Otherwise it is 6-7 cases/10000 people as national incidence in adults in the us. Read more...

What are common brain tumor symptoms?

Complex issue. Tumors of the brain can be benign, malignant, malignant by position, or chronic and stable. Brain tumors can be silent or present as seizures or can abruptly produce coma and death. Primary brain tumors depend on cells of origin and location as to how they show symptoms. Secondary brain tumors may come from a primary tumor elsewhere in the body and spread broadly all through the brain. Read more...