I am a 27 year old female. I am healthy, and my routine blood studies are fine. But recently, I experience cramps in my left hand and occasional numbness in the left side of my face. Also one day, I felt a strong toothache on my right side, so I went to a dentist, who told me there was nothing wrong. So, I guess it was trigeminal neuralgia, but the tooth pain has gone. I still have the cramps and facial numbness, which comes and go. I went to three different physicians, and they all told me it was just stress. Today I saw a neurologist, and he told me that I have no related symptoms to any conditions, but he sent me for an MRI scan just to be safe. The point is, I am freaking out with the idea of having a malignant brain tumor, and I am panicking to get an MRI. Is there any chance that a malignant tumor shows up? I am afraid that my trigeminal neuralgia is caused by a tumor.
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Thanks for your kind and quick response. Is trigeminal neuralgia likely to be caused by malignant brain stem tumors? Because I read that, brain tumors are a possible cause of trigeminal neuralgia.
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