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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chaim Colen
18 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends: It depends on the specific disease you're referring to. Genetic tests may or may not be useful, but i would ask your physician regarding your specific ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Not clear: There are frequently no warnings and no associated diseases.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
38 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends: Usually not genetic, but glioblastoma or grade iii glioma can be part of the hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome (hboc) form a mutated brca ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelley Clark
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Generally not: There are many causes for cerebral palsy. Most are a result of injury or abnormal development to the brain during pregnancy (75-80%). Less than 10% is ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
No: You are most likely dealing with the genetic inheritance. You might want to ask your neurologist for advice but I am not aware of any medication for t ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
It is an injury: CP results from an injury to the developing nervous system of fetus, newborn or todler caused by various events.Brain hemorrage, a cut off of oxygen, ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
There is no treatmen: There is no treatment for cerebral atrophy, once brain cells have been lost the damage is permanent. Treatment is directed towards the symptoms and co ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
In part, yes: But the vast majority of folks have the left side of brain as dominant, even in the majority of left handers.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Replogle
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Occasionally: Most aneurysms are sporadic and not familial. If two or more first degree relatives in a family carry aneurysms, it is considered genetic and aneurysm ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aaron Roland
34 years experience Family Medicine
Think stops Shrink: Eat well, keep socially connected and do things which exercise your brain--- reading books, finding a challenging but satisfying job, and playing game ... Read More
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