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Forum Name: Brain Tumors
Question: 15 year old with brain tumor
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|sheldini - Fri Dec 17, 2004 6:38 pm||
Have you ever heard or is it posssible for a 15 year old to have a brain tumor?
|cjhdd - Tue May 31, 2005 1:20 pm||
Yes, there are instances when children and teens to have brain tumors.
It is vital that you or your friend, who suspects possibly having a tumor, to notify the parents and make an appointment with a physician studied in testing for such medical issues.
Usually, you can contact your local hosptial and get a referral to a neurologist, who would be able to run tests and find out for sure if your problem is a tumor.
There are certain signs to indicate possible tumor activity: visual problems, headaches, dizziness, and nausea.
Again, it is vital you seek professional help and make trusted family members aware of your needs.
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