It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Brain Tumors Message Board

headache, nausea, seizure?

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 03-13-2011, 07:33 PM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: california
Posts: 26
faith727 HB User
headache, nausea, seizure?

Hi, I have been having headaches and "mental fog" for a while, but recently nausea too. However, the scariest symptom is extreme sleepiness during the day where I will have to lie down and instantly fall asleep for a few minutes. Then when I wake up with a throbbing headache that doesn't go away. If you don't shake but you lose consciousness/control is that a seizure? My dad says it all sounds like a classic migraine but I'm worried it's something more serious like a brain tumor. I think it's because one of my best friends who was only 25, always seemed in perfect health died of a brain tumor last January Plus I am a worrier and use my cell phone and wi-fi computer a lot! My doctor ordered me a CT scan next week just to be sure, but wondering if I need different tests like MRI? Help/advice/experience/reassurance needed please!

Last edited by faith727; 03-13-2011 at 07:38 PM.

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 03-21-2011, 08:06 AM   #2
Junior Member
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Atlanta, GA, USA
Posts: 22
john30332 HB User
Re: headache, nausea, seizure?

faith, let your doctor worry about ordering the MRI if needed. he/she won't be shy or overly cautious about doing so if needed. until then, do what you can to relax and be comfortable.

Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Faint, dizzy spells, itchy hands and feet and Nausea eirainthelakes Brain Tumors 5 08-10-2011 07:22 PM
Nausea after brain surgery Kendra01 Brain Tumors 7 10-18-2010 02:21 PM
headache for 3 weeks? umbrella2 Brain Tumors 5 09-28-2010 02:29 PM
Headache in the occipital lobe laterice527 Brain Tumors 1 08-15-2010 11:50 AM
seizure becky254 Brain Tumors 5 08-02-2010 06:28 AM
4 yr old daughter seizure cant b controlled mad n confused Brain Tumors 11 07-10-2010 11:02 PM
when i am about to have an orgasm i suddenly get a rushing headache AngelaBby Sexual Health - Women 4 01-19-2010 03:13 PM
migraine headache with aura younggranny Menopause 3 11-19-2009 05:35 AM
what could cause a seizure in a 3 year old child smac788 Brain Tumors 1 03-24-2009 06:12 AM
brain tumors Delta Brain Tumors 35 03-20-2006 11:39 AM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:45 PM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
© 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!