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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Nash
24 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
There are 3 types: Named for the brain areas that are affected, the frontal and temporal lobes, there are several different variants of this type of dementia. Some of th ... Read More
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Dr. Eddie Nakhuda
54 years experience Geriatrics
Frontal lobes: Frontotemporal dementia also previously known as picks disease affects primarily the frontal & temporal lobes & manifest with more pronounced intellec ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Need evaluation: To answer this question, you need a complete evaluation by a psychiatrist. S/he would need to take an extensive history, do a detailed mental status ... Read More
Dr. Susan Uhrich
36 years experience Psychiatry
You need to have an : Evaluation by a geriatric psychiatrist in your area to answer that question. Why not set up the appointment today?
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
53 years experience Addiction Medicine
It happens: at a much younger age and the course of the disease is rapidly progressive with symptoms such as memory loss, getting lost driving the same route you' ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Nash
24 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
Not exactly: Pick's disease is one type of frontotemporal dementia. There are other types of frontotemporal dementia including sementic dementia or primary progres ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Nash
24 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
We treat symptoms: Currently there are no treatments for frontotemporal dementia (ftd) that modify the disease process. Some evidence suggests memantine is helpful in st ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Austina Cho
26 years experience Psychiatry
No: No, frontotemporal dementia is a term for a rare group of disorders that affect the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain which control personality, ... Read More
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Info: I hope this site can lead you to good information: http://www.theaftd.org/understandingftd/disorders/bv-ftd Best wishes!
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
No: No, foot numbness is not a symptom of fronto-temporal dementia. But being inactive and overweight can lead to diabetes, which can be associated with ... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
It's not good: This can certainly be difficult and can get worse. Discuss her needs w/ her doctor(s) and slowly prepare for care decisions. Her need for more complet ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
UTI and abx: Why is she getting UTI, most patients there is a reason, and the reason can be personal or anatomic, is there an issue with her urogenital tract etc? ... Read More
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