The symptoms of a brain tumor often are the same as those of other diseases and may develop gradually. That's why they may be overlooked for a long time before diagnosis.
Although a brain tumor rarely causes headaches, someone with no history of headaches who develops them should be seen by a doctor. Headaches from a brain tumor tend to be worse upon waking and ease during the day. Other symptoms may include
The symptoms noted above are not specific for brain tumor. In fact, most often any of these symptoms are related to some other cause.
The specific symptoms of a brain tumor depend on its size and location. They can be caused by several factors, including
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