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is numbness or tingling, gradual a symptom of wernicke korsakoff syndrome

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: In the acute phase, generous administration of thiamine is the key. Once the damage has been done, nothing will reverse it. I knew a korsakoff's vic ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Yes, but: This is caused predominantly by alcohol abuse, and nutritional deficiency. An initial approach is to supplement vitamin b-1, thiamine. Recently, the ... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
37 years experience Family Medicine
Loss usually permane: Unlikely that they patient will improve but we may be able to prevent further decline.Thiamine usually does not improve loss of memory and intellect t ... Read More
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
25 years experience Geriatrics
Vit B1 deficiency: It is also known as thiamine deficiency which is related to nutritional issues. It cause to change the structure of the brain and thus affecting demen ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Austina Cho
26 years experience Psychiatry
No: Wernicke-korsakoff syndrome is caused by vitamin b1 thiamine deficiency. It is caused mostly by alcoholism. It can cause neurological problems like tr ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Weeks
45 years experience Family Medicine
Brain damage: Wernicke's encephalopathy and korsakoff syndrome are different conditions that are both due to brain damage caused by a lack of vitamin b1 (thiamine). ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Mosley
24 years experience Neurology
Alcohol: It is a syndrome of chronic alcoholism, or rarely thiamine deficiency from other causes).
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
23 years experience Neurology
Variable.: If untreated can cause serious irreversible damage to brain including coma, death ?
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
58 years experience Neurology
Memory loss: This condition is usually due to thiamine (a b vitamin) deficiency (? Chronic alcoholism) there is recent memory loss with confabulation ( a phenomeno ... Read More
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
No telling: It's hard to predict what course it will take. It will depend on a lot of factors such as general health, whether he continues alcohol consumption or ... Read More

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