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Is acoustic neuroma painful?

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Dr. Neil Giddings
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Get checked out

Acoustic neuromas almost never cause pain.

In brief: Get checked out

Acoustic neuromas almost never cause pain.
Dr. Neil Giddings
Dr. Neil Giddings
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Dr. Rodney Diaz
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: No

Almost never causes pain; if very large, can cause numbness over the face though.

In brief: No

Almost never causes pain; if very large, can cause numbness over the face though.
Dr. Rodney Diaz
Dr. Rodney Diaz
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Dr. Mark Eisenberg
Neurosurgery

In brief: No

Typically the main complaint people have if they have an acoustic neuroma (vestibular schwannoma) is hearing loss and/or tinnitus (ringing in the ear).
Only if it is particularly large will patients complain of headaches.

In brief: No

Typically the main complaint people have if they have an acoustic neuroma (vestibular schwannoma) is hearing loss and/or tinnitus (ringing in the ear).
Only if it is particularly large will patients complain of headaches.
Dr. Mark Eisenberg
Dr. Mark Eisenberg
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