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Bone growth in neck

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I have a bone growth in my neck & spine but the doctor has ruled out spondylisi. also i had a fall some 18 years ago on head no bleeding occured but swellinh was there for 1 month.
I have tremendous pain on back of my head and terrible pain in back cant sleep or turn

Can it be tumor in spine or brain

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replied February 26th, 2009
Brain Cancer Answer A5902
It is difficult for me to say, as I do not know what sort of work-up (to include radiographic imaging) you have had thus far. A tumor of the brain or spine could be fairly quickly ruled-out by having a CT scan or MRI of the brain and spine. If you have not had at least one of these tests performed yet, then I would suggest that you ask your physician to order them.

I hope that the cause of your pain is discovered, and that it can be relieved.


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