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Cymbalta for autism

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Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology 35 years experience
Who's taking care of all of this now? My reaction is that your need to have doctors who cooperate and collaborate on your care. A rational multidiscip... Read More
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Having had numerous experiences with erroneous diagnoses of fibromyalgia, when patients had different answers, such as small fiber neuropathy, or refl... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Griggs
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Its not contagious,: if that's what you mean. There are genetic links that run in families, so in that sense there is greater likelihood of ending up with autism or... Read More
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Short Answer NO: not in the sense that autism can pass from one person to another like an infection. But there certainly are genetic factors that can make it likely t... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
Family Medicine 40 years experience
By some yes,: Autism can present so many different levels of severity. Impaired social skills, impaired communication, impaired relationships can present in differe... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lois A Freisleben-Cook
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Failure to: make eye contact. Gaze avoidance. A blank look on one's face, not visually interacting.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Akin
38 years experience
Lack of social skill: Autism usually presents with a delay in language skills and lack of social skills. Watch for eye contact which should be present but often is not in a... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Defective love: Autistic individuals cannot properly relate to other humans and live in emotional isolation. Parents of autistic children a very frustrated as their ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Autism Spectrum DO: It is classified as pervasive developmental disorder, and includes Asperger syndrome, autism, childhood disintegrative disorder & rett syndrome. It is... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
Pediatrics 32 years experience
See below:: Anxiety and depression: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (ssri's) for symptoms of anxiety, depression, and/or obsessive-compulsive disorder. An... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vertino
Clinical Psychology 24 years experience
No: Autism is separate from intellectual capacity deficits. Retardation or and IQ less than 70 points does not exist in all autistic persons. They are s... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Numbers vs real life: Some people have a theory that toxins in the environment may be one of the causes of autism. The word toxins refers to substances that are increased i... Read More
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