Dr. Ajaya N Jha
Institute of Neurosciences
Some Tumors are asymptomatic i.e. symptoms may not show up
unless tumor becomes large in size and
starts pressing on or encroaching on other parts of your brain and keep them
from functioning normally.
The symptoms of primary and metastatic Brain Tumor are
similar. Swelling in the brain caused by the tumor or surrounding inflammation
can also throw up some symptoms.
Common symptoms of Brain Tumor are:
Other symptoms and signs include:
In many people, the onset of these symptoms is very gradual
and may be missed by both the person with the Brain Tumor and the family.
Occasionally, these symptoms appear more rapidly and can be confused with symptoms
of stroke. The only way to ascertain the reason behind these symptoms is to
undergo diagnostic testing after consultation with your physician.
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