Do Headaches, Jaw And Earache Indicate A Brain Tumor?
Brain tumor unlikely.
I read your question carefully and I understand your concern.
While a CT scan will serve to completely rule the tumor hypothesis out I would say in the meanwhile that it is very unlikely. First the type of pain commonly manifested in brain tumors is not cramp like. It is a constant persistent pain, which progresses over weeks to months, accompanied by nausea and vomiting.
In addition to that, while headache can be the only manifestation initially, over time some other symptoms should appear such as the above mentioned nausea and vomiting, behavior changes, weakness or numbness of the limbs on one side, vision abnormalities, seizures, coordination issues etc. Physical exam by your GP should show some neurological signs as well.
From an epidemiological point of view your age renders brain tumors unlikely as well, usually they appear at a later age.
As for the possibility of metastasis from the cervical cancer that would be unlikely as well, it is not a common source of brain metastasis, usually it is other type of tumors which metastasize in the brain (lung, kidney, breast, melanoma, gastrointestinal tract).
So while a CT will help to put your mind at rest, I do not think a brain tumor is likely at all. The dental issue is a possibility, anxiety may be a common source of tension headache and increased scalp muscle tension as well.
I remain at your disposal for other questions.
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