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A 16-year-old female asked:

Do i have autism? i do a lot of masking, stimming, and have very bad social anxiety. how do i bring up this topic? and is there a reason to be concerned?

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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
It does not sound like autism tho it has many variants. Pl see a good MD and explain your problem to him/her and you will be treated and be fine. Don't worry
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Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 44 years experience
First please have a complete physical exam by Doctor to know if you have an illness. Please see a Clinical Psychologist with expertise in multiple types of psychotherapy for a diagnostic evaluation and for help. This will help you to know if you need medication from a Psychiatrist.
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Last updated Sep 29, 2021

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