11 doctors weighed in:
Is it possible for young people in their 20s or 30s to get Alzheimer's disease?
11 doctors weighed in

Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology
6 doctors agree
In brief: Very unlikely
Alzheimer's disease is not the only cause of dementia the typical alzheimer disease is highly unlikely in the age group you mention.

In brief: Very unlikely
Alzheimer's disease is not the only cause of dementia the typical alzheimer disease is highly unlikely in the age group you mention.
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
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Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Possible not likely
It would be very unusual for someone in his/her 20s or 30s to get Alzheimer's disease.
However, there are many reasons for memory issues in someone that age--vitamin deficiency, alcohol, hypothyroidism, head trauma, drugs (Rx or other), etc. If you are worried, I would talk with your primary or go to a neurologist. Take care and stay healthy!

In brief: Possible not likely
It would be very unusual for someone in his/her 20s or 30s to get Alzheimer's disease.
However, there are many reasons for memory issues in someone that age--vitamin deficiency, alcohol, hypothyroidism, head trauma, drugs (Rx or other), etc. If you are worried, I would talk with your primary or go to a neurologist. Take care and stay healthy!
Dr. Eric Kelts
Dr. Eric Kelts
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Less likely though. Other causes or diseases have to be considered.

In brief: Yes
Less likely though. Other causes or diseases have to be considered.
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
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