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What are the best treatments for oppositional disorder inan eight year old boy?

What are the best treatments for oppositional disorder inan eight year old boy?

The one that works: Consistent parenting is very important. Firm but fair guidelines and enforcement. Many times medication can help. Often adhd and odd are both present and treating the adhd can result in improvements in odd symptoms. Good sleep and a good diet is also important. Work with a professional with experience in dealing with this. Odd in general is harder to treat than adhd. ...Read more

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Hi doc what is the best treatment for Mollascum on an 8 year old?

Hi doc what is the best treatment for Mollascum on an 8 year old?

Wait and watch: I think the best treatment for molloscum is to wait and watch them as most times they go away although it may take several months. Most treatments can be painful and the rash is not dangerous. If there is itching you can give benedryl I have attached an information sheet for you! http://www.rch.org.au/kidsinfo/fact_sheets/Molluscum/ ...Read more

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My 8 year old has been diagnosed with winged scapula. What is the treatment?

My 8 year old  has been diagnosed with winged scapula. What is the treatment?

Winged scapula...: ...Is a sign, not a diagnosis. It usually appears with weakness of, or injury to, upper back muscles such as serratus anterior, or the nerves that control these muscles. ...Read more

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What are the risks and appropriate treatment if an 8 year old child licks blood from the floor of a public toilet?

What are the risks and appropriate treatment if an 8 year old child licks blood from the floor of a public toilet?

Dysentary: I'd not worry about aids from this encounter as the virus is fragile & likely dead within minutes on the floor. The salava also has enzymes that supress it. The more likely outcome if any, is infection by a collection of gut bacteria that would be on the floor, like e.Coli;salmonella;shigella; hepatitis a or other germs.Diarrhea would be the expected outcome.If tough immunity, kid may have no sx. ...Read more

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Will treatment of OCD revive clarity of thought and/or intelligence and/or cognition, for 8 year old?

Will treatment of OCD revive clarity of thought and/or intelligence and/or cognition, for 8 year old?

PANS?: There should be no problems with clarity of thought or intelligence in a child with primary OCD. I would take that child in ASAP to a developmental pediatrician or child psychiatrist to evaluate for PANS. ...Read more

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Hi, I have just recently found out that my 8 year old son has a low O2 level when at physical therapy. It dropped down between 75-80 during his 45 min?

Hi, I have just recently found out that my 8 year old son has a low O2 level when at physical therapy. It dropped down between 75-80 during his 45 min?

Cardiac shunt: There are many causes for low O2. At his age a congenital cardiac shunt such as a septal defect is a possibility. I would recommend consultation at a major center. ...Read more

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What medication would be effective in combination with therapy in treating oppositional defiant disorder? Therapy alone isn't working. Which meds help

What medication would be effective in combination with therapy in treating oppositional defiant disorder? Therapy alone isn't working. Which meds help

Psychiatric Eval: Starting medication is a big step. Get a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation. If medication is the next step you want to be sure it is monitored. Talk to the therapist about your concerns, it might be helpful to try something different in therapy and/or more sessions. Groups can be helpful for both parents and children. Best wishes and good luck. ...Read more

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Oppostional difient disorderis there treatment for a adult with this disorder?

Oppostional difient disorderis there treatment for a adult with this disorder?

Mental Health: Oppositional behavior can be treated, consult with a clinical psychologist who is in your area. You need to understand the origin of your oppositional tendencies and then develop better ways of dealing with conflict in your life. Best. ...Read more