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Brain Tumor

A collection of cells in the brain which leads to increased intracranial pressure is called brain tumor. It can be either benign or malignant. Primary brain tumors, gliomas, pituitary tumors, meningiomas, schwannomas, primary germ cell tumors, meningiomas, ependymomas, primary central nervous system lymphomas, secondary brain tumor, etc., are types of brain tumor. Surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, along with physical therapy, speech therapy, and occupational therapy to improve the quality of life help in treating brain tumors.

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I have been experiencing constant headaches, nausea, and stomach ache for the past two months. Could this be due to a tumor?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had headaches daily, which were constant for almost two months. I take Paracetamol tablets often to relieve my headache. Now, I am experiencing mental stress and am worried that the headache is due to a brain tumor. I have nausea, and I often experience a burning smell. Sometimes, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. You may have a tension-type headache due to chronic stress. If there is a brain tumor, it will be present in the retina scan. The heaviness in the head can be due to dehydration or exercise. If you still have doubts, you can go for an MRI (mag...  Read Full »

How to know if my seizure occurred due to a tumor or trauma?

Query: Hello doctor, I am an epilepsy patient. I got seizure before three weeks. There was a brain trauma nine months back. The computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed only tumor and no other problem. Last week, the electroencephalogram (EEG) report showed normal. How to find w...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concerns. The establishment of the cause depends on the clinical history and location of the tumor as well as trauma. The nature of seizure varies from different areas of the brain. After identification of the affected area, we can k...  Read Full »

I am watching electronic device for a long time. Can it cause brain tumor?

Query: Hi doctor, I have myopia with an eye power of -5. In this pandemic, I am working for six to seven hours on electronic devices. I have mild headaches on and off. It comes and goes on its own at any time. I also have drowsiness and sometimes, I also have heaviness in my head with a problem of sligh...  Read Full »

Dr. Asif Manzoor

Answer: Hi, Welcome to People having longer screen time face this problem. It can be simple fatigue like an eye muscle strain. You need to take small breaks during your screen work and remind yourself to blink also. While having longer screen time, your blinking rate gets decreased and it...  Read Full »

I have had nausea and headaches. Is there any chance of a brain tumor?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had nausea for three weeks. There are no other symptoms like diarrhea and vomiting. I consulted a specialist doctor, and all the blood tests were normal. After the appointment, moderate to large stool burdens were cleaned with PEG (percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy). This, how...  Read Full »

Dr. Ghayur Abbas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. From your history, I do not think there is a need for MRI (magnetic resonance imaging). Just having nausea does not indicate that it is because of brain pathology. Patients with brain issues present with other symptoms, li...  Read Full »

I did a whole-body MRI scan. Can it detect a brain tumor?

Query: Hello doctor, Can the whole body with contrast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) detect brain tumors? I had done the whole body MRI scan six months ago. Now due to arising some neurological symptoms neurologist advised an MRI brain scan with contrast. He said an MRI of the whole body is not worth it ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The term whole-body magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a general term used for imaging multiple parts and it includes the brain, neck, chest, abdomen, and pelvis. The limbs are usually not included. When doing whole-body MRI it is usually a comprehensive investigation d...  Read Full »

I have sudden changes in my upper left visual area for one year. Do I have a brain tumor?

Query: Hi doctor, For about a year, I sometimes suddenly see two moving spinning dots, which I do not know how to explain more. They look like spinning wheels and last for nearly ten to fifteen seconds; after that, everything seems normal. I usually see them in my upper left side vision. Even though I try ...  Read Full »

Dr. Solanki Chirag Natwarbhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Considering your symptoms, I think it is more likely related to the eyes, although the eye tests are normal. So I think you should get magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) done once to rule out other causes like brain lesions Thank you.   Read Full »

I had a weird episode of deja vu similar to a panic attack for a few minutes. Do I have a stroke or brain tumor or seizure?

Query: Hi doctor, Yesterday I had a weird episode with deja vu. I am having unusual thoughts with a deja vu feeling. These thoughts may feel familiar, but I do not remember having them. It was like a panic attack that did not go away for a few minutes. I still feel panicked and scared if it is going to hap...  Read Full »

Dr. Prakashkumar P Bhatt

Answer: Hello, Welcome to, I understand your concern. Deja vu is a normal physiological phenomenon, and it is commonly seen in elderly people with dementia or Parkinsonian syndrome and also with schizophrenia. Deja vu is very common with anxiety and panic attacks. The anxiety group reported a...  Read Full »

I have a DNET brain tumor, epilepsy, and minor anxiety. How do I gain more energy?

Query: Hi doctor, I sleep fine (usually), but lately, I have been sleeping for 10 to 16 hours a day. It is beginning to impact my study and learning to drive (yeah, late to the game due to a disability). I eat pretty healthy and drink heaps of water but have been relying on coffee (around three to five cu...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugandh Garg

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. It is best to get physically examined and investigated to rule out any medical condition and treat it accordingly. The medicines you are taking might be reducing the activity level. Follow up with the treating doctor. Walk yoga exercise...  Read Full »

My grandfather faces difficulty moving his right hand and leg after brain surgery. What can be done to relieve his discomfort?

Query: Hi doctor, My grandfather had a stage two brain tumor and got his left part of the brain operated on. Now he is fine but finding it hard to control the right hand and the right leg movements. So, he gets exhausted very soon, particularly after the right-side movements. Kindly suggest any ways we can...  Read Full »

Dr. Florilyn Joyce Chulsi Bentrez

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. However, I suggest physical and occupational therapy for maximum recovery, especially after the first year of operation. Can you answer a few of my questions to help better? 1) How is his comprehension and verbal ex...  Read Full »

Does severe headache with blurry vision and ringing in ears indicate brain tumor?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 31-year-old female. I have a severe headache, which is more at night time, and it sometimes feels pressurized for the past three months along with few symptoms like blurry vision due to some fluids, numbness sometimes, and a few days back started to have a few days back pricking f...  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would like to know some further details about headache: 1) Since when you started to have these headaches? How many years? 2) In which part of the head you feel headaches? (You can attach your photo, clicked from a little distance, with hand-kept over part of the...  Read Full »

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