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Can Parkinson's occur from an infection? 
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Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Parkinson's
Nope.

In brief: Parkinson's
Nope.
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Dr. Videh Mahajan
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Dr. Eric Farbman
Neurology
In brief: PD not from infxn
No. If you saw the movie _awakenings_, those patients developed a parkinson disease like condition from the flu virus essentially, but this is not how people develop parkinson disease.

In brief: PD not from infxn
No. If you saw the movie _awakenings_, those patients developed a parkinson disease like condition from the flu virus essentially, but this is not how people develop parkinson disease.
Dr. Eric Farbman
Dr. Eric Farbman
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