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Autism And Staring In Space
Hi i'm currently 6 months pregnant, and i'm not sure of immunization. I keep reading that they are linked to autism. Should i space them out.
Autism is a brain development disorder. It shows up in the first 3 years of life and affects communication and social interaction. Check out these 2 websites--autism society of america and autism speaks . Both are good informative websites . I have many autistic patients who do well. Be informed and seek an evaluation ...Read more
I often find myself blankly staring of into space, my mind is blank when I do and I don't notice I am doing it until afterwards. Why is this?
Can serotonine imbalance cause you to stare blankly into space more often?Other causes of staring much more often in otherwise a healthy 25y.O. Person
Not serotonin : Staring off into space is a cardinal symptom of adhd. But it can also happen for many other reasons, including auditory deficiencies, learning disabilities, seizures, disinterest, depression, boredom, but not because of a serotonin imbalance (unless you call depression a serotonin imbalance). Please discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Hello my girls is 7 an is just started being moody will cry over anything .. Tired .. Staring into space ... Not participating at school .. Forgetting what you just asked her all sorts of things what can I do to help her?
I have juvenile myoclonic epilepsy but I often find myself staring off into space as well. Is that common with JME or not?
I have suspected absence seziures, episodes of staring into space, deja vu before and memory loss after. Could this be serious like a brain tumour?
Can some seizures cause staring into space, tachycardia, tightness in head and dim vision but no severe shaking?
Seizures : Seizures at times can present as non epileptic in nature . Would see a neurologist to be sure ...Read more
Fluoxetine and resperidone for my autism, but worried i could be pregnant.. can the test come out negative?
Coordinate Drs.: With this diagnosis, you would need to see your ob/gyn and psychiatrist and request they coordinate with you about the risks and benefits of the pregnancy. In general, there are psychotropics that are relatively safe staring in the second trimester forward. Take care. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
ASD: Due to wide range of symptoms, in 2013 , it is called autism spectrum disorder.Early diagnosis is important. It can help make gains in language and social skills. ASD affects mainly 3 different areas. Social interaction communication(verbal and nonverbal) behaviors and interests. Please see a good child developmental pediatric specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It can be: I have several kids in my practice that carried the ASD (autism spectrum disorder) label while young were really just late talkers and have gone on to function well. Part of the difficulty is created by the lack of a definitive test (like a broken leg on x ray) and the need schools have to label a child in some way to justify the special tutoring or instruction they receive. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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