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Can a 17 yr old have dementia ?
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
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In brief: 17 year olds
Can have memory problems, but not likely to be dementia---head trauma, alcohol, drugs, serious medical illnesses can all cause memory loss.

In brief: 17 year olds
Can have memory problems, but not likely to be dementia---head trauma, alcohol, drugs, serious medical illnesses can all cause memory loss.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Dr. TRUC DAO
Psychiatry
In brief: Dementia
It is a disease of old people when they lose memory gradually due a deteriorating old brain.
Intellectual functions deteriorates slowly also...A 17years old person can have other diseases that can cause a gradual loss of intelligence and capacity to adapt to life. Mental retardation can be a result of brain problems that occur after a normal birth.

In brief: Dementia
It is a disease of old people when they lose memory gradually due a deteriorating old brain.
Intellectual functions deteriorates slowly also...A 17years old person can have other diseases that can cause a gradual loss of intelligence and capacity to adapt to life. Mental retardation can be a result of brain problems that occur after a normal birth.
Dr. TRUC DAO
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