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difference between cerebral palsy and autism

A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
Can be very: The literature suggests tha hbot can be very helpful for both of the conditions.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hx & Exam: The definition of CP is a disorder of movement & posture due to injury to the developing nervous system that ocrurred anytime from pregnancy to 3 yrs ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience Wound care
Not effective: There is no evidence that using hyperbaric oxygen is effective in treating autism. The costs can be considerable so beware of false promises and hopes ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Reid
45 years experience Psychiatry
Who knows!: So sorry about your son. All of his conditions you could think might cause a shorter life span for all sorts of reasons, but with good care one never ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darshan Mahajan
Specializes in Neurology
Cerebral palsy: Needs long term treatment periodicaly medications shall shall need adjustment.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Categorical : "cp" is a group of chronic motor impairments defined by functional limitations in mobility & hand use from neurological dysfunction, not by underlying ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Mosher
19 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Terminology: Spastic diplegia refers to spasticity that primarily affects the legs, and spastic hemiplegia primarily affects one side of the body (arm and leg). Ce ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Cerebral palsy is : a group of motor disorders named by affected body parts & muscle tone caused by lack of blood & oxygen flow to the fetal brain's white matter, ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Depends on severity: This is a broad question since so much depends on the cerebral palsy, which muscles are involved, the degree of involvement, and the state of health o ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Not specifically: Herbs can provide nutrients to all of us as part of balanced nutrition.They do not change the perminant brain injury that is the basis for cerebral pa ... Read More

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