A 41-year-old member asked:
Does brain damage from inhalants get worse after stopping sniffing?
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Pediatric Neurology 51 years experience
Inhalants: In general, the damage from inhalants occurs at the time they are used. However, since they damage brain cells, a person will have fewer brain cells when they naturally begin to "fall out ". This may seem like a progression of the inhalants, but actually is a reflection of the damage from them complicating the ling term issues of aging.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Does brain damage get worse as time goes on?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Extent more apparent: If the question relates to how & when children begin to show evidence of brain injury it is a matter of changing expectations & emerging deficiencies. The adult with a brain injury has an established baseline & injury is immediately apparent.If an infant suffered injury to nerves, it may not become apparent until the kid doesn't walk, talk etc. Not worse, just more apparent as they age.
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Last updated Jul 9, 2013
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