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Can a teenager get alzheimer's?

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Dr. Sowmya Kurtakoti
Family Medicine
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In brief: No

Alzhiemer's normally affects people 65 and older and there is higher prevalence in age 85 and older. Dementia however has been noted in patients in their late 40's to 50 year olds known as early onset dementia.
But teenagers are not affected by alzheimer;s.

In brief: No

Alzhiemer's normally affects people 65 and older and there is higher prevalence in age 85 and older. Dementia however has been noted in patients in their late 40's to 50 year olds known as early onset dementia.
But teenagers are not affected by alzheimer;s.
Dr. Sowmya Kurtakoti
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: Very unlikely

A rare disorder, progeria, or premature aging, may be associated with the diseases of old age in a teen ager affected with the disorder and theoretically could develop alzheimer's disease.

In brief: Very unlikely

A rare disorder, progeria, or premature aging, may be associated with the diseases of old age in a teen ager affected with the disorder and theoretically could develop alzheimer's disease.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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