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early signs of mental retardation in infants

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Some do some don't: Most older kids and adults will be aware of their learning and performance difficulties when they have milder forms of intellectual impairment. The mo ... Read More

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Holmes
Specializes in Pediatrics
One is slang: handicapped covers a whole spectrum of developmental disabilities where retarded is vulgar and no professional uses that term anymore
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kira Stein
23 years experience in Psychiatry
Possible: As long as you are having your period and are ovulating, it is possible for you to get pregnant. Clarify if these are happening with your obgyn and y ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience in Clinical Psychology
It depends on: What problem. The symptoms are different for each disorder. Could you be more specific. What problem are you concerned about?
A female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
It : It is great that you have made these observations about yourself. I understand that you feel scared to tell your doctor, but now is the best time to s ... Read More
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A 5-year-old male asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
34 years experience in Family Medicine
Language development: varies a great deal. Not all toddlers develop language at the same rate or in the same way. By 2 years of age, children typically begin to connect wo ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Mental retardation: Unlikely, but please make an appointment to see a Psychologist! Hope all goes well.
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A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
No: An MRI can identify normal,abnormally formed or damaged areas, but that does not translate directly to abnormal function. A person with intellectual i ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Doubtful: No data to support those claims, nothing wrong with using wifi, don't worry !
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Dagostino
25 years experience in Internal Medicine
Early: Difficult to say as it varies from person to person. Usually there are strange neurologic symptoms. Bell's palsy (half of face is paralyzed) can be a ... Read More
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