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Can acid reflux cause a high pitched voice?

Can acid reflux cause a high pitched voice?

GERD: Uncontrolled reflux could give you acid taste in your mouth associated with coughing and hoarseness specially while you are sleeping. You will cough and wake up suddenly. But can happen without the cough too. Avoid eating late night. Wait 2-3 hrs after eating before going to bed. If you have gerd avoid food that give you heartburn. Like caffeine, alcohol, sodas, chocolate, spicy/fatty food. ...Read more

Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Autism Spectrum Disorder (Definition)

ASD are a spectrum of disorders of varying degrees that are characterized by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors. Autism statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identify around 1 in 68 American children as ...Read more


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Could only one testicle cause a high pitched voice?

Could only one testicle cause a high pitched voice?

No not related: One testis will not cause high pitched voice, there is no relationship with voice. ...Read more

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Why is it that men without testes have high pitched voice?

Why is it that men without testes have high pitched voice?

Castrati: The male voice deepens at puberty because the male hormone (testosterone) changes the shape and tension on the vocal folds, which generate the voice. Without it, the voice remains high. There are treatments which can be prescribed ranging from hormone therapy to surgery to deepen the voice. Check with a primary care provider and/or a laryngologist for options. ...Read more

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I'm male but have a high pitched voice is there an operation for this?

I'm male but have a high pitched voice is there an operation for this?

Perhaps: You need to have a consultation with an experienced ENT surgeon. Ask your doctor to point you in the right direction. Good luck. ...Read more

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If im 20 years old, and I have a high pitched voice, and a skinny frame, is there any possibility that I will develop a thicker frame and deeper voice?

If im 20 years old, and I have a high pitched voice, and a skinny frame, is there any possibility that I will develop a thicker frame and deeper voice?

Depends: Further changes are dependent on your stage of development and genetics. If you haven't completed your pubertal development yet, there may still be refinement to your characteristics. Also, as one ages, there are subtle but continued changes in these traits. ...Read more

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What disorder causes babylike high pitched voice in adult woman?

What disorder causes babylike high pitched voice in adult woman?

Dysphonia: Poor technique. Tension in the voice box, poor breathing, stress can all contribute to make a significant change. See an ENT doctor and you may need speech therapy. ...Read more

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If a dude has cancer in his testicle will he end up with high pitched voice?

If a dude has cancer in his testicle will he end up with high pitched voice?

No...but if the dude: Were to lose both testicles for any reason he might maintain a "boy soprano" voice, eunuchs were exactly this. A man with one testicle with cancer and it is removed, stil has another, and if his voice has or had not changed, the other testis makes suffiicent testosterone to provide male characteristics, and if the testosterone level is low, it can be replaced. Still a real dude. ...Read more

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As an adult male have always had slightly high pitched voice and not much body hair. Is there something I can do/take? Testosterone?

As an adult male have always had slightly high pitched voice and not much body hair. Is there something I can do/take? Testosterone?

Not really!: Genetics play a factor in both body hair and voice pitch! These are potential signs, but you should have both total and free testosterone levels checked. Only then, if your levels are low, should you be placed on testosterone! ...Read more

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How does on get tested for Asperger's/high functioning autism?

How does on get tested for Asperger's/high functioning autism?

Psych testing: A psychiatrist or developmental pediatrician would be two resources for evaluation of suspected Autism. The iagnosis of 'Asperger' has fallen out of favor and is not included in Autism Spectrum categories. ...Read more

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What is the difference between high functional autism and aspergers?

What is the difference between high functional autism and aspergers?

You say potato,: I say po-tah-toe...

Seriously, the terms are interchangeable, except that asperger's diagnosis is no longer "in the book.". ...Read more

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What is the difference between asperger’s disorder and high functioning autism?

What is the difference between asperger’s disorder and high functioning autism?

Probably Not Much: To my knowledge, these are expressions for the same condition. Aspergers is now part of what is called the autistic spectrum, a range of conditions sharing characteristic of autism, but with different levels of severity. ...Read more

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What is the difference between asperger's syndrome and high-functioning autism?

Mostly language: The major difference between ausitm ANS asperger's is early language development--relatively normal in the latter. So-called high-functioning autism typically means average or above iq, which usually implies fairly good language. Even so, language measures typically most distinguish the two. That's why new criteria being considered will lump everything under autism spectrum disorder. ...Read more

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How do high functioning autism and aspergers differ?

How do high functioning autism and aspergers differ?

They probably don't: There is a new classification system which does not differentiate autism, pdd, and asperger's. They are all referred to autism spectrum disorder. High functioning means that there is a normal iq. This indicates a good chance at being able to function adequately as an adult and independently. ...Read more

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What is worse: aspergers syndrome, or high-functioning autism?

Comparison: Personally speaking, there is no comparison. They are both special in their own ways. Both need lot of support and understanding. And sometimes they will surprise you with their normality! ...Read more

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What's the difference between high functioning autism and asbergers?

What's the difference between high functioning autism and asbergers?

Depends: Some say very little difference, but technically ppl with autism have some history of speech/language delay while ppl with asperger's disorder have no history of such a delay. Typically ppl with autism struggle more with verbal tasks, but may excel with nonverbal/visual tasks. Often ppl w/ aspergers struggle more with visual tasks but have strong verbal skills. This is not always the case though. ...Read more

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What is the difference between high functioning autism and aspergers?

Aspergers: There is really no such thing as high functioning autism. Watch these two videos to get a better understanding.

http://www. Youtube. Com/watch? V=xg1ngp1ngds

http://www. Youtube. Com/watch? V=f5sfe6dqhro. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me how high functioning autism and asbergers differ?

Language and IQ: Asperger's disorder includes people with normal iq's and who had no delay in language development. High functioning autism is a person with autism who has a normal iq and may or may not have had language delays. ...Read more

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If my son has high functioning autism, is it likely my daughter will have it too?

If my son has high functioning autism, is it likely my daughter will have it too?

Yes and no: Asperger's and autism may run in some families. But not in all families with one child with the disorder. If it runs in famlies it is likely to be due a multiple factor inheritance not a single gene. In short the only way to tell is to have your daughter tested by a psychologist with expertise in this area. ...Read more

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I want to know what is the difference between "aspergers" and "high functioning autism"?

Different: Aspergers syndrome patients (as) are uniquely different than high functioning autism patients. As patients are socially awkward, but have better adaptive abilities, have no self stimulation or echolalia, and are more academically capable. High functioning autism patients retain their self stimulation and echolalia. Then are able to succeed in school, but they are different clinically than as. ...Read more

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Is it possible a child with high functioning autism would show signs until close to 3 years old?

Is it possible a child with high functioning autism would show signs until close to 3 years old?

It's possible that a: Child with autistic spectrum disorder who acquires a large vocabulary but doesn't use it for age-appropriate reciprocal social I communication & has overdeveloped pattern recognition & rote memory is perceived as being precocious in developing preschool skills, while his non-compliance for non-preferred tasks, perseveration in preferred tasks & stereotypies are perceived as personality traits. ...Read more

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I have high functioning autism but I feel an urge to make weird sounds and do repetitive things?

Tics: Hi
your age is listed as 33. I wonder if you are asking about a child (?)

it is fairly common for people with pdd to have some tics (habit movements and noises)

these are very common in kids, even without pdd.

Usually kids outgrow them in puberty, some don't

tourette syndrome is the 'label' we give when vocal and motor tics persist for > 6 months

some meds increase tics-eg stimulants for add. ...Read more

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I have high functioning autism but I feel an urge to make weird sounds? Is there a drug for that?

Tics: You have a good amount of insight into your condition! It is not unusual for kids and adults with HF Autism to make unusual sounds, and have repetitive movements. Whether to treat depends on the amount that these behaviors and urges are affecting you socially. See a good cognitive behavior therapist for starters and see if you can work towards suppressing the behaviors. Meds may follow. ...Read more

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My child has high functioning autism but feels an urge to make weird sounds that he can not stop?

One idea: Asperger's / high function autism can run with Tourette's. I have a physician colleague who has this and is easily managed by a specific medication. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I'm a 21 year old male. What exactly is high functioning autism? Apparently I am disgnosed with it. : (is that a bad thing?

Forget the label: If you are functioning well, then I would simply forget the label. If you heading into difficulties you should seek out psychotherapy or psychiatric treatment just as anyone else would. The label at this point could only be helpful in terms of entitlements, but it sounds like you will not be needing them provided you are able to live independently. It is possible that the label no longer applies. ...Read more

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My son was diagnosed with high functioning autism when he was 3 six months later his diagnosis changed to pddnos. What is the difference?

It depends: If the original diagnosis was being used interchangeably with asperger's then the skill set must have changed enough to feel there was not enough specificity for that diagnosis. Pervasive developmental delay- not otherwise specified is a broader category of description. The diagnostic criteria is changing and autism spectrum disorder will be the diagnosis and level of function will be added. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with "high functioning autism at 17 what is this exactly? Is my life ruined because of it? Do I think differently from everyone?

No 'exact' answer!: The current understanding of austism-spctrum disorders proposes that the neural pathways in such individuals is altered to some degree from that in the normal population, such that they process data in a different way. No reason to think your life is 'ruined'! no two people think identically anyway! But, you may miss social cues that others perceive easily- like facial expressions; you train... ...Read more

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What are PDD and high functioning autism spectrum disorders?

Autism spectrum dis: These are all terms used to describe, what is now, a single classification called autism spectrum disorder. This is a developmental brain disorder that affects a person's ability to relate to other people and the world around them in a typical fashion. ...Read more

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What is downs syndrome, fetal alcohol syndrome, high functioning autism, asperger's syndrome and what are the causes?

What is downs syndrome, fetal alcohol syndrome, high functioning autism, asperger's syndrome and what are the causes?

See below: Down's syndrome. A genetic defect that seems to occur with mother's who are older. Fetal alcohol syndrome: this is caused by excessive intake of alcohol during the pregnancy, especially the early part of pregnancy when the nervous system is developing. As to aspergers, no one is quite sure at this time. ...Read more

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What is high functioning autism?

Not a diagnosis: The term "high functioning autism" is a term usually referring to individuals who have some but not all symptoms of autism. It is not truly a diagnosis and usually covers a large spectrum of people who do not have autism but have many similar symptoms, such as social awkwardness, a need for extreme structure in their lives and difficulties with reading others' emotional cues. ...Read more

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Is high functioning autism degenerative?

Generally not: Individuals with high functioning autism often show improvement over time and have symptoms that overlap with asperger's disorder. ...Read more

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How common is high functioning autism in the us?

Increasing quickly: The number of those diagnosed with autism is now under 1/100 with the majority of those being male and in the category of high functioning. The significant increase over short period of time suggests an environmental influence. This is likely on top of subtle genetic susceptibilities that have not yet been well defined. Genetics will take time to sort out so adjustment to environment are key. ...Read more

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Are asperger's syndrome and high functioning autism the same thing?

YES IT IS HIGH FUNCT: Yes Asperger syndrome is a high functioning type of autism. ...Read more

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What's the difference between high-functioning autism and asperger's?

What's the difference between high-functioning autism and asperger's?

Not much: "autistic disorder"will include as, pdd-nos & autism. Kids with as may sound like " little professors, "talk about favorite topics without conversational give-and-take (pragmatics) and without typical use of tempo, pitch & loudness (prosody). Kids with hfa struggle with language, but may quickly figure out how to make something work by seeing & handling it. Both have "normal" full-scale iq, >70. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me how high functioning autism and autism differ?

Asperger's: Aspergers is sometimes referred to as high functioning autism. The symptoms are less impairing then for those found with pervasive developmental disorder or full blown autism. They are disorders on a spectrum of severity. ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are the symptoms of high functioning autism?

Here are the: Symptoms laid out for you nicely. I have included 2 websites.
www. Ehow. Com/about_4580174_symptoms-high-functioning...
Symptoms of high functioning autism. People with autism typically have a delay in speech or social skills, mixed with some behavioral symptoms.
Autism. Lovetoknow. Com/high_functioning_autism_symptoms
includes: signs of high functioning autism, social characteristics, . ...Read more

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What is the main difference between high functioning autism and regular autism?

What is the main difference between high functioning autism and regular autism?

Hmmm: High functioning is exactly that. Able to achieve in school, get higher education, possibly be self sufficient, attain some social appropriateness. Regular autism is very variable. Severe autism is a tragedy. There are no known genomic or neurologic factors at this time that allow us to distinguish outcomes. Most important is love, behavioral intervention & acceptance. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have high functioning autism, but not realize it till age 16?

Yes: Some children who do well academically but are socially awkward have been given a diagnosis of autism when they are older. ...Read more

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Someone said I might have high functioning autism, what exactly does this mean?

High functioning: This term is usually used to describe individuals who have difficulty with social interactions, including not being able to read body language, facial expressions and have difficulty tolerating those who do not adhere to social rules. These people often do not seek out social interactions. ...Read more

Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Autism (Definition)

A neurodevelopmental disorder affecting three areas: abnormal socialization, communication, and restricted interests with repetitive patterns of behavior. It is usually detected in the first two years of life. Cause is unknown but strong evidence points to an interplay between ...Read more


Dr. Mark Ingerman
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High Pitched Voice (Definition)

A high pitched voice is a clinical finding in which a person's voice has a higher frequency than normal. This may be normal or it may be the sign of other clinical conditions including ones that ...Read more