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Autism Brain Frontal Lobe
Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder affecting three areas: abnormal socialization, communication, and restricted interests with repetitive patterns of behavior. It is usually detected in the first two years of life. Cause is unknown but strong evidence points to an interplay between genetic and environmental factors. Patients with autism may display significant delays in certain developmental areas while having normal or superior strengths in other developmental or learning domains. The severity of the disorder is highly variable ...Read more
Personality change: The person would behave like a zombie if both sides removed ...Read more
Stroke and mood: Yes! Frontal lobe strokes can cause personality and/or mood changes. The FLs when healthy act as our "filter", keep us from losing control of our emotions, help us maintain attention, among other things. Damage to certain frontal areas can cause difficulty controlling anger, tendency to be 'black and white' in your thinking, or even depression. Yes these can be permanent, but also can be treated.. ...Read more
I had brain removed that was 13cm. It was none cancerous, can you tell me about many years ago it have started growing? (frontal lobe left side)
Depends on tumor : The questions seems to be if you had a 13 cm tumor removed, how long has it been present? That would depend on the type of tumor. Non-cancerous tumors tend to grow at a slower rate than malignant ones. However, there is variation in the growth of these benign tumors that may range from months to years. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably not : The exact cause of multiple sclerosis is not well understood. However, researchers have looked at a link between brain injury and ms. It is a very weak relationship. About 1 person in 5000 who has a brain injury may get ms, so i wouldn't worry too much about it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Frontal lobe functio: The smaller size of the frontal lobe catches up, but it"s function does improve with the aid of medicines ...Read more
I was wondering what are some symptoms that death is near whenever you have a frontal lobe brain tumor?
Coma: Failure to respond to any stimuli such as verbal commands or pain. ...Read more
What do you advise if i was just diagnosed with a 4 mm brain cyst in my right frontal lobe. Should i worry about it>?
Good care, not worry: This depends on various factors and a consultation with a good neurologist or neurosurgeon should allow you to understand the nature of the cyst and the best management. Repeat or periodic imaging may be recommended. Often, a small cyst remains stable over time and may not require intervention. ...Read more
How do I figure out why I am having pain in frontal lobe at 31 after MRI found a spot in my brain a yr ago but said its aging spot?
My daughter had her frontal left lobe of her brain removed due to a tumor three years ago. Is the left frontal lobe of your brain necessary?
Yes and no?: While we have a fairly thorough understanding of how the brain works by no means do we or are we meant to understand all of its new wants details. The frontal lobes deal with emotions and short-term memory. Therefore people can function and survive without portions of those areas, however there would definitely be some measurable subjective differences compared to someone who did not have that portion of the brain removed. It sounds as if your daughter is doing okay three years later. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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