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is there any brain surgery for autism

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
No: There is no treatment for autism , but for other symptoms associated with it.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 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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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Jacobs
62 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
A 66-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Samaan
17 years experience Cardiology
Medicine: Weight loss, exercise, and low salt diet may help.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 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 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
17 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 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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