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Symptoms and tests to detect Brain/Spine tumour - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   i have a bone growth with swelling in my spine . the doct says its not spondylisis. Also there is severe pain in the back of my head on left hand side with nausea & vomitting. i have difficulty in catching things from right hand. can it be tumor
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when ur having these problems
Doctor :   did all these problems start at once
User :   from 5 months
Doctor :   or gradually?
User :   no 1st the brain pain & then spine
Doctor :   did u get CT or MRI scan of this part of spine?
Doctor :   if u do have report please type in
User :   no
Doctor :   anytime xray was done?
Doctor :   is the swelling increasing in size?
User :   yes but it showed bone growth in my spine but the doct is not satisfeed with the xray
Doctor :   yes u need to get CT scan or MRI to get clear picture
Doctor :   all ur symptoms may not be related
Doctor :   or due to swelling
Doctor :   difficult to say with history alone

Doctor :   clinical examination followed by MRI
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