Question about brain tumours?
Can brain cancer or a brain tumor result in certain symptoms like Mania or altered psychological mood and things like that?
- Anonymous8 months agoFavorite Answer
Absolutely, especially if one had a slight problem going into surgery. I had a brain tumor removed and ended up with lots of psych problems that lasted about 15 years. Mostly manic like symptoms, ADD like, emotional, and then stuff like memory, attention/concentration, learning, etc difficulties. I will never go through it again. They have something called cyberknife thats really good for brain tumors these days
- 7 months ago
Possible but I am not a doctor
- Anonymous7 months ago
Can have mood alterations.
- 7 months ago
Yes I think it can in some cases
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- AnnLv 78 months ago
Brain tumors (especially Glioblastoma Multiforme) can indeed result in altered moods and behaviors. If you or a loved one has a brain tumor or suspects one, get an MRI of the brain. The location of the tumor will affect different things, but if it's in a frontal lobe, behavior will certainly be affected. My first husband died from a fast-moving tumor, and he went from being a brilliant person to one who was non-verbal with violent mood swings. He died six months after being diagnosed. No surgery or treatment could slow it. I hope you find the help you need.
- LANLv 78 months ago
Possibly. But that's not how cancer is diagnosed.
- Anonymous8 months ago
If it gets that far, there is usually pain and there can be recognisable symptoms like double vision or loss of smell or hearing.
- 8 months ago
i think u get really bad headaches thats what ive heard
- jannsodyLv 78 months ago
I'm not a doctor myself, but it's my understanding that a brain tumor or brain cancer may cause a manic state or altered mood. Please, however, do *not* try to provide a self-diagnosis (or self-treatment), and instead make an appointment with your family doctor.
If the person seems to currently be in a manic state, please either call 9-1-1 or ask a trusted person to drive that individual to the nearest emergency room.
Your doctor may also give a referral to a board-certified psychiatrist or psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner (NP) due to the symptoms of mania and/or altered psychological mood.