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A 35-year-old female asked:

My 7 year old son still sucks both thumbs. tried many things but failed. how to help him stop?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Behavior modificatio: By behavior modification i.e. If doesn't suck his thumb for one hour , give him a gold star .Gradually increase the time . After x amount of gold stars give him a little toy or present. Gradually over time he will give up the habit.

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Last updated Mar 5, 2013

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