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What are the medicines available to treat headaches caused by meningiomas?

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Dr. Philip Rosenblum
Family Medicine
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In brief: They don't usually

Meningiomas are benign (not cancerous) slow growing tumors within the skull.
They sometimes can get large enough to push aside normal structures. In those cases they are sometimes removed or treated with radiation. It's unlikely that the meningioma is the cause of the headache, however. You should see a doctor about the headaches.

In brief: They don't usually

Meningiomas are benign (not cancerous) slow growing tumors within the skull.
They sometimes can get large enough to push aside normal structures. In those cases they are sometimes removed or treated with radiation. It's unlikely that the meningioma is the cause of the headache, however. You should see a doctor about the headaches.
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
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Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
Pain Management

In brief: Several medications

Several medications work for headaches which are caused by meningiomas.
You should consult your oncologist as well as neurologist regarding the management of the headaches. If you had a craniotomy for the meningioma, the management of the headaches (post-craniotomy) would be a little different.

In brief: Several medications

Several medications work for headaches which are caused by meningiomas.
You should consult your oncologist as well as neurologist regarding the management of the headaches. If you had a craniotomy for the meningioma, the management of the headaches (post-craniotomy) would be a little different.
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
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