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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Breast budding: Early breast budding is first sign of puberty in girls.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Asperger Syndrome : is now Autistic Spectrum Disorder in the DSM-V. The same deficits in facial recognition, joint attention & Theory Of Mind impair social reciprocit ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Jacobs
21 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Social impairment: An impairment in social interaction with problems using non-verbal behaviors such as eye gaze. Can't develop peer relationships. A lack of social or e ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience in Pediatrics
Like Bill Gates: It feels like being a stranger in a strange land. It is very hard to read other people, social interactions are completely confusing. You feel like t ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience in Pediatrics
Female puberty: As in boys, one of the first signs of puberty is body odor. The development of the hourglass body configuration also starts at the same time. Then com ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Similar to children: Social awkwardness, subtle communication differences, narrowed pedantic interests. But aspies are awesome people, just different, not deficient. See< ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Smith
47 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Multiple impairments: Autism is a disorder that involves qualitative impairment in several different realms including things such as impaired use of multiple nonverbal beha ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
24 years experience in Clinical Psychology
See below...: Irritability, racing speech, little sleep with no apparent fatigue, poor judgment, increased risk-taking behavior, hypersexuality, delusions, hallucin ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vertino
22 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Nothing conclusive: There is research out there on puberty and hormonal changes in autistic boys and girls. However, the research is inconclusive at present re: precocio ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shamshad Haroon
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes they can: It can be complicated as kids like copy cat behavior so it is hard to demarcate and depends on the age it is best to take the child to your paeds doct ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lily Bhattacharya
23 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Distraction, poor : attention to detail, directions, schoolwork, housework. Keeping a schedule and watch handy and planner that works for the person with ADHD has been ve ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Byrnes
28 years experience in Family Medicine
Tough question: In order to answer that, one would have to design questions to get inside of the heads of male and female ASD patients to determine what it is that th ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience in Pediatrics
See below: Teens would generally exhibit: difficulty with communication; impairments in social skills & understanding how to engage & interact with others; and ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience in Pediatrics
Male puberty: As is in girls, one of the earliest signs of puberty is body odor. Some boys also develop short-term mild breast enlargement. Then comes the developme ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Muhammad Munir
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Autism: Autism is characterized by pattern of behaviors and social communication deficits.There may be repetitive patterns or ritualistic behaviors.The impro ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Mease
47 years experience in Pediatrics
Mental Illness: The signs of schizophrenia at any age are hallucinations when you hear, see, feel. Smell or taste things that are not there; delusions which are when ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
No good data: This is not quite rare, but also not common. It is more often reported in children but can occur at any age. It is not a mental illness, but a physica ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Anderson
33 years experience in Psychiatry
No: Autism is a disorder that presents prior to 3 years of age, with impairments in 3 major realms, behavior, communications and social interactions. Perh ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
29 years experience in Psychiatry
Delayed Development: Asperger syndrome (as) is characterized by repetitive routines or rituals, peculiarities in speech and language, socially and emotionally inappropriat ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
38 years experience in Psychiatry
OCD cause: Speculation is that it is a combination of genetic vulnerability and interaction with environment. In young people strep infections might lead to OCD ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience in Internal Medicine
Eating disorder: Binge eating, purging, sudden and dramatic fluctuations in weight.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
44 years experience in Child Psychiatry
ADHD: Symptoms of hyperactivity diminsh & become more of a restlessness. In many mpulsivity decreases somewhat as the person matures & develops internal con ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eliezer Schwartz
42 years experience in Clinical Psychology
See an expert!: Most children with asperger's present a group of specific signs: having repetitive and unusual behaviors; having ritualistic behaviors and pre-occupa ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Breast development : Breast budding is the first symptom of puberty in girls. Pubic hair, acne and body odor are associated with puberty and sometimes occur before breast ... Read More
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