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A 39-year-old female asked about a male:

10y/o son has tourettes and all the comorbids that come with. he also has pics and no body seems to know how to help! not deficient, knows its bad but cant stop (paper, erasers, etc). terrifying but dead ends w drs around here!

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
PICA: If all medical causes for PICA have been ruled out, people are sometimes referred for psychological treatment.
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
Child Psychiatry 34 years experience
Sensory issues: I would guess he might have sensory processing issues . these kids tend to chew , just a a self regulatory thing. Get him a chew item, available at: National Autism Resources

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Last updated Jul 26, 2020

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