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Can A Calcified Meningioma Cause Headache?

Can A Calcified Meningioma Cause Headaches? My name is Cheryl, and I have been having real bad headaches. I have been diagnosed with Calcified Dura Based Brain Mass. I was just wondering do they cause headaches? It is not pressing against anything, but the headaches are bad. Please Help Me.
Mon, 1 Jun 2020
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Hello,

Meningiomas may cause headaches mostly when there is evidence of brain tissue compression. I think it is not meningioma in your case. Primary headaches (migraine, tension-type, etc.) are possible.

Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Erion Spaho, Neurologist, Surgical
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Can A Calcified Meningioma Cause Headache?

Hello, Meningiomas may cause headaches mostly when there is evidence of brain tissue compression. I think it is not meningioma in your case. Primary headaches (migraine, tension-type, etc.) are possible. Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Erion Spaho, Neurologist, Surgical