Obviously there is something not quite right with Donald Trump. One medical expert thinks it may be untreated syphilis.
People everywhere are trying to speculate the reasoning for Trump’s bizarre behavior. British gay conservative Andrew Sullivan questioned his sanity saying he is deranged and delusional. Others are saying that calling him mentally ill is a blow to those who are mentally ill.
One new report suggests that Donny’s philandering back in the day got him a bad case of syphilis. After going untreated for so long, the STD morphed –causing the neurologic and neuropsychiatric disease neurosyphilis.
Dr. Stephen Beutler writes:
Does Trump suffer from this condition? I cannot, of course, establish this diagnosis from a distance. There’s a great deal of information I don’t have access to, which could be critical in reaching the correct conclusion. In Trump’s case, there are many diagnostic possibilities, and we have very little background information because the slim medical summary he released was vague, unverifiable, and possibly outdated.
On the other hand, every time I see a new patient, he or she comes to me with incomplete information, or sometimes no information at all. Part of my training is to ask the right questions to get a sense of what the problem might be and make a list of possible diagnoses that could explain the problem. This is called the “differential diagnosis.” From there, additional questions, examinations, and tests are performed that narrow down the list, usually to one unifying diagnosis.
Given the limited information available, neurosyphilis belongs in the differential diagnosis. We know Trump was potentially exposed to syphilis based on his own statements that he was sexually promiscuous in the 1980s, a period when syphilis cases were rapidly increasing in the U.S. “I’ve been so lucky in terms of that whole world,” he told Howard Stern in 1997, referring to his dating life the decade prior. “It is a dangerous world out there—it’s scary, like Vietnam. Sort of like the Vietnam era. It is my personal Vietnam. I feel like a great and very brave solider.”
Can someone get this man to a clinic before World War III breaks out? Quick!
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