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is my 2 year old adhd? i have a 2 1/2 yr old son he has some symptoms i think may be adhd it runs in my family my mother has 7 kids she says he ismt normal so to speak when we go into a store especially the freezer aisle he has to touch and open every

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Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
Attention : Attention deficit, hyperactivity disorder can be a difficult diagnosis to make - especially in a child who is not yet school-aged. Other problems such as inadequate sleep, oppositional defiant disorder, anxiety and depression can also appear to have the same symptoms of adhd. You should discuss your concerns about your child's behavior with your child's doctor. Because he is so young, they may send you to a child psychiatrist for a more thorough evaluation and treatment.
Answered on May 10, 2017

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