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Cole was back on his feet in weeks, but the gradual hearing loss his acoustic neuroma had caused in his right ear could not be reversed.
Of particular concern are benign Schwann cell tumors called acoustic neuromas, which affect nerve cells connecting the inner ear with structures inside the brain.
But other studies have found no evidence of acoustic neuromas or brain tumors in heavy cell phone users.
Regularly wearing high-heeled, pointed-toe shoes can cause Morton's neuroma, or scar tissue around the nerve, which leads to sharp pain.
In 2007, Bricker was diagnosed with acoustic neuroma, a noncancerous brain tumor, and needed surgery to remove it.
Anyone who has experienced foot pain such as that caused by neuroma, bunions or hammer toes knows how debilitating and discouraging these common foot problems are.
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