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is there any brain surgery for autism

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
49 years experience Psychiatry
No: There is no treatment for autism , but for other symptoms associated with it.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Autism: Not that i know of.
Dr. William Goldie
48 years experience Pediatric Neurology
No: There is no brain surgery for autism. Some bad neurological disorders can have autistic behaviors. These children may need brain surgery for their n ... Read More

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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
24 years experience Anesthesiology
Surgery: Every surgery has risks including death. Risks depend on general patient' health, type of surgery, equipment, skills and many other factors. There are ... Read More
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Dr. James Goodrich
39 years experience Neurosurgery
Brain: Risk of death during an elective neurosurgical procedure is rare these days. At the turn of the last century death during brain surgery was extremely ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Jacobs
63 years experience Neurosurgery
Information : Discuss your concerns with your doctors. The more information you have the better the understanding of what your surgeon hopes to accomplish. Brain su ... Read More
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Support: Get all kind of support you can. Family, friends can do that. I like to talk to god and get comfort from the source that never fails.
A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Samaan
18 years experience Cardiology
Medicine: Weight loss, exercise, and low salt diet may help.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
More information: is needed. First discuss this with the surgeon. Write back with more information. (Type of brain surgery, timing of events, attempts to cry, etc ? ) H ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Check on this: Contact doctor who ordered MRI and radiologist who interpreted it, and make certain that the described films are not those of someone else.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
19 years experience Neurology
Surgery 4 seizures: Yes, brain surgery is done to help with certain types of epilepsy. Seizures that are very difficult to treat are one indicator for this treatment. A ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
18 years experience Neurosurgery
No: Underlying cognitive issues can be worsened following surgery, but to have new dementia following brain surgery would be unusual. Complications, such ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
19 years experience Neurology
When to do it: Not everyone should have surgery to control seizures. People who have failed 3 or more medications that should prevent seizures, and who have a focus ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Get help: If you have had need for brain surgery and now have ongoing seizures, treatment is available, and numerous medications can work quite well . See a ne ... Read More

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