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Fear of Brain Tumour

I have already posted this on the site in a different group, i thought id post it here aswell to reach more people

Hello there,

I just registered specifically for this issue that i am having.

Im an 17 year old male, who's normally very healthy

Over the last few months I have been having issues with my health

I noticed around the Christmas holidays that i had a constant headache and generally feeling unwell,this lasted for a week whole i went to the GP who said to have a blood test, he didnt really seem to suspect anything serious but he did a test, everything came back normal so i kind of dealt with it. Then i noticed i had a week or two where i was constantly nauseas, espically in the morning

This leads to this headache which has come back on one side and much more painful than before, i still have the nausea, the headache worsens when l bend down, i noticed in school that i was typing the wrong keys on the keyboard and felt as if i was writing the wrong words, i feel as if my memory isnt as good, noticing my stronger right side is becoming weak, i feel as if im bumping into things and losing my balance

I went back to the GP, again nothing was suspected, he said it was a migraine but ive never had a migraine before so i said this, he felt pushed into giving me a scan so that is coming up.

I thought id share this because it has really got me feeling down, i have missed days of school and thinking how will i cope

Recently ive noticed the pain worsens when i bend over or lie down which has got me even more worried

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  • JoyKF53 JoyKF53 y12345

    Hi. As soon as I started reading your post migraine sprang to mind. You appear to be having typical migraine symptoms, which, I would like to add, can be extremely severe. I would say that this is what you are suffering from as your doctor suspects, and I would think he is sending you for further tests to reassure you. In the meantime, as you are worried about missing your education, you could ask a pharmacist in any chemist for migraine tablets and see if they help. It's quite common for migraine sufferers to have nausea/vomiting, vision disturbances and blinding headache where they have to lie in a darkened room. So, I really, really don't think you have a brain tumour or anything similar. Stop worrying, have your tests and be guided by your doctor. Migraine is very unpleasant but can be treated.

  • cece2018 cece2018 y12345

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  • y12345 y12345

    hello there

    its been quite a while so i guess ill update, so today i had MRI scan, it was relatively quick and well (very loud tho)

    i have started to feel a little better tho i still from time to time have the issues,

    just got to wait on the GP which is over a month

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