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"What can you tell me about brain disorders?"
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Thank you for your question. In order to provide meaningful guidance, I would need more information. There are hundreds, if not thousands, of brain disorders, and you would need to narrow your question somewhat so I could provide a detailed discussion. Ideally, I would be able to review the records of the patient in question and also perform a thorough physical exam. I would also need to review any prior testing of the individual in question. Only after collecting this information could I provide a full discussion. Therefore, I strongly encourage you to see a neurologist. There are numerous brain disorders. Brain tumors commonly occur in different locations of the brain depending on their cell type of origin. There location and size determine there symptoms with respect to the type of brain tissue affected and whether they exert a mass effect on the brain. Some disorders, like multiple sclerosis, are demyelinating disorders, meaning they cause abnormalities in neurons insulation. Other disease, such as Parkinson's, are characterizes by degradation of very specific nerves within certain anatomic areas. Some bacterial, viral, and fungal infections can affect the brain, as well. I would need more information to answer your question, so I strongly encourage you to see a neurologist.
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