SYMPTOMS OF BRAIN TUMOR
The symptoms of a brain tumor can vary depending on the location, size, and type of tumor. However, some common symptoms that may be indicative of a brain tumor include:
- Headaches: A persistent headache, especially if it is worse in the morning or if it does not respond to pain medication, can be a sign of a brain tumor.
- Seizures: Seizures that occur in a person who has not had them before, or seizures that are increasing in frequency or severity, can be a symptom of a brain tumor.
- Nausea and vomiting: Nausea and vomiting can occur if a tumor is causing increased pressure within the skull.
- Vision or hearing problems: A brain tumor located in or near the area responsible for vision or hearing can cause problems such as blurred vision, double vision, or hearing loss.
- Cognitive or memory problems: A brain tumor can cause problems with memory, concentration, or other cognitive functions.
- Weakness or numbness: A tumor located in the brain or spinal cord can cause weakness or numbness in the arms or legs.
- Personality changes: A brain tumor can sometimes cause personality changes or mood swings