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brain tumor?

I was wondering when you should get help if you feel you have a brain tumor? What symptoms are the major ones for possibly having a brain tumor?  I'm tired, sometimes dizzy, ringing ears, headaches every once in a while, nautious every once in a while, and sometimes feel like my vision is acting up, like its unreal? I don't konw if this is anxiety (which I have) or something to get looked at?
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Hi,
I would first visit your general doctor. You may just have an infection that is causing those symptoms. I would eliminate that before getting the CT done.
Good luck
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You might want to check out the American Brain Tumor Association's website.  Here is an excerpt from their site about brain tumor symptoms:

How do you know if you have a brain tumor? If you are concerned about any symptoms you are experiencing, or anything you read here, we encourage you to consult your doctor. Share your concerns. The listed symptoms can have many different causes; your doctor can listen to your medical history and make suggestions to help find the cause for your symptoms.

General Symptoms of a Brain Tumor

Headaches are a common initial symptom. Typical "brain tumor headaches" are often described as worse in the morning, with improvement gradually during the day. They may rouse the person from sleep. Sometimes, upon awakening, the person vomits then feels better. These headaches may worsen with coughing, exercise, or with a change in position such as bending or kneeling. They also do not typically respond to the usual headache remedies.
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There are other symptoms listed such as:

Seizures
Personality Changes
Hearing problems such as ringing or buzzing sounds or Hearing loss,
Decreased muscle control,
Lack of coordination,
Decreased sensation,
Weakness or paralysis,
Difficulty with walking or speech,
Balance problems,  
Double vision.

Hope this helps

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Carol A has copied over some good information.  The symptoms you describe are vague and can be from many different sources.  Your regular physician can help tease out the different reasons for these.

Enoch Choi, MD
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an MRI revealed my brain tumors. A CT done the night before only showed  the largest one. the MRI revealed the other 3.
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I'm terrified I might have a brain tumor and I'm 15, I'm curious what medical treatment are you receiving?? Can they be removed?? Please let me know because I'm terrified .I really hope it turns out good for you I really do.
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hi everyone. im a 13 year old girl. im not over weight in fact im very athletic. the omly thing holding me back is my itense fear of a brain tumor. ive been concerend with this issue since late august. i had an awful migrain for a week. i have always had migraines but not like this. mu mind immediatly sprung to brain tumor. i has an MRI done and im fine. but my symptoms continue leading me to believe i have one that the MRI missed or one has grown. i have head pains/pressures, pain behind eyes, sore eyes, nausea and occasional lightheadiness, neck/back pain and odd tingling feelings on top of head. these sypmtoms vary. i was just wondering if thinking that i have a brain tumor could cause these, like puscosymatic and anxitey? also my neurologits did a basic exam on me, would that show a brain tumor? Thanks too all who relpy, ut greatl apporciated.
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