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How to prevent tourettes's syndrome (tic disorder) which is common in children?

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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 51 years experience
Not preventable: Children with tourette syndrome often has a positive family history.
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatric Neurology 52 years experience
No prevention: There is no way to prevent Tourette syndrome. There are several medications that can help manage the tics.
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