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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience in Pain Management
Define brain damage: Marijuana use can lead to addiction and dependance and many experts consider these to be a form of "brain damage". There is strong evidence that pro ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Bobrin
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Possibly: The drugs that stimulate especially methamphetamines but also nmda (ecstacy) and GHB can cause permanent brain injury. I personally have seen several ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Contact-collision: sports do carry a risk of concussion & head & neck injuries. Read http://www.teamusa.org/~/media/USA_Judo/Images/Sports%20Med/basicsinthejudoa ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Kherallah
33 years experience in Infectious Disease
More info needed: We need more information in order to get an idea and be able to answer you.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends on damage: CP implys damage to the part of the brain involved with motor function. ( like australia on the globe) if the brain damage is localized to another are ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Maybe: By enduring pain, i assume you're referring to what we call chronic pain. There are studies that suggest differences in brain anatomy & function in th ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chaim Colen
18 years experience in Neurosurgery
Many: It depends on the solvent but, neurons can be easily injured by potent chemicals. Sense of smell, touch, balance and sight might become altered.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Bobrin
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Several things: The most common would be lack of oxygen, head injury, infection or stroke or bleed (these lst two are rare unless there is a congenital problem).
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Finkelstein
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
It depends: On the cause, usually most brain injries can be improved with intensive therapy. This is not an easy questions to answer without more details.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
35 years experience in Family Medicine
Family practice : It depends on cause and how severe. Often, through therapy, your brain can learn to compensate. It can take time, hard work but with dermination I hav ... Read More
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