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A 42-year-old member asked:

my dad has a really bad memory and his hands shake constantly. does he have brain damage?

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Dr. Rada Ivanov
Pulmonary Critical Care 31 years experience
Parkinson's?: He may have brain damage either form parkinson's, altzheimer's, a stroke or a number of other problems. Take him to the doctor. A lot of these problems are reversible, or at least partially.

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A 18-year-old female asked:

Dermoid cyst in my ovary, I forget how big it is. Doctor wants me to get it removed but the surgeon said no. I still have it. Pregnancy apossibility?

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Dr. Bruce Young
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Yes: Dermoids do not prevent pregnancy but the diagnosis should be confirmed by sonogams. Unless they are very large they usually will not cause problems, but they can twist or rupture so removal might be advisable & can be done laparoscopically before pregnancy.

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