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How long does it take for a child to get tests for autism?

Dr. Grace Ho Dr. Ho
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How long does it take for a child to get tests for autism?

Hard to say: Depends on what and how many instruments the doctor use and how many hours the insurance company is willing to reimburse. Ranged from 4 to 12 hours and these include doctor's report writing time. ...Read more

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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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How long is it supposed to it take for a child to be tested for autism?

How long is it supposed to it take for a child to be tested for autism?

Screening Tests: There are screening questionaires , that can be administered in your pediatricians office, such as the mini- chat, that takes a few minutes. It has been tested and validated to provide reasonable accuracy if checked at 18 and 24 months of age. ...Read more

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How long is it okay for a child to have a pacifier?

How long is it okay for a child to have a pacifier?

Wean Early: Sooner is better when it comes to weaning from a pacifier. The longer it stays, the harder it is to take away. And the longer it stays, the greater the risk of speech delay, cavities, needing braces... I tell parents, "sometimes, the only way to get rid of the pacifier is to get rid of the pacifier." throwing it away may seem hard in the short run, but it's far easier in the long run. ...Read more

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How long does it take for autism to be completely gone?

How long does it take for autism to be completely gone?

Not Ever Totally: There are many degrees of autism. Although total cure is unknown, with proper, proven therapy, there can be huge improvement.So great, that some are able to function almost normally in society. Unfortunately, there are more severe cases that will never do well. The earlier the diagnosis, the greater chances of improvement. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a bruise to show up if a child is being abused?

How long does it take for a bruise to show up if a child is being abused?

Not always seen: Sometimes a child may be abused without a bruise appearing. For example one fractures. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a girls pregnancy to be detected by a doctor?

How long does it take for a girls pregnancy to be detected by a doctor?

2 weeks: Pregnancy testing is almost infallible by 2 weeks after conception has occurred. High sensitivity blood tests can detect a pregnancy as little as 1 week after conception has occurred. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for a child with autism to respond to a gluten free diet?

How long is it supposed to it take for a child with autism to respond to a gluten free diet?

Depends: There is no sure answer. Some kids, two weeks. Some kids six months. Some kids never. Some need other restrictions too, possibly dairy, possibly soy. Every child is different and no one treatment will work for each child, and some children will have a profound change, some a little bit, and some not at all. This makes it hard to do controlled studies, because there is not just one autism. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a person to get chlamydia?

How long does it take for a person to get chlamydia?

7-21 days: See http://www.Std-gov.Org/stds/chlamydia.Htm for thorough information and photos. ...Read more

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If there is a child with rsv, how long does it take for full recovery after treatment?

If there is a child with rsv, how long does it take for full recovery after treatment?

Up to 3 weeks: Children may show lingering symptoms of an RSV illness for several weeks, despite treatment. Rsv symptoms routinely last 2 to 3 weeks. Call your doctor if symptoms last more than 3 weeks, or anytime if symptoms abruptly change or worsen. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a child with autism to respond to a gluten free diet, if indeed he is going to respond?

How long does it take for a child with autism to respond to a gluten free diet, if indeed he is going to respond?

Separate out issues: If the kid has gluten sensitivity confirmed by lab tests and or intestinal biopsy, going gluten free can reduce the related digestive issues like it would any normal kid.It will not reverse autism or autism specific symptoms. Institution of restrictive diets can give you something to do, but is a waste of effort for most parents.With such issues there is always another "cure" just around the bend ...Read more

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How long does it take for HIV to be detected?

How long does it take for HIV to be detected?

HIV window period : Most people develop HIV antibodies within 2-8 weeks of their infection. The average is 25 days. 97% of people will develop detectable antibodies in the first 3 months. Rarely, it can take up to 6 months to develop antibody. If there's concern about acute hiv, a test that measures HIV RNA viral load can be done. The time between HIV infection and RNA detection is estimated 9–11 days. Talk with md. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for a person to be diagnosed with anorexia?

How long is it supposed to it take for a person to be diagnosed with anorexia?

Anorexia: Takes a while, due to secretiveness of the eating patterns, until it gets severe & obvious enough that it cannot be concealed anymore, or when starts to affect physical health & appearance in obvious manner. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a prescription to be sent after a consult?

Scrip: Most prescriptions are ready at the pharmacy within 90 minutes. If not, call the help line. ...Read more

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For what length of time does it take for children to get diagnosed with autism?

M-CHAT...: ...Is valid starting at about 18 months. The shorter version is available here: http://www.Howtolearn.Com/2012/04/the-long-the-short-of-it-autism-screening-test-goes-mini-for-maxi-time-savings/. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for a child's head to be infested with lice?

How long is it supposed to it take for a child's head to be infested with lice?

Lice: If by infested you mean catch it from someone else - when the adult lice move to your head you may not feel any symptoms. As they start to hatch new ones you may notice many more and have more symptoms. This typically happens 6-12 days after exposure. Life cycle of a louse is 9-15 days. This is also why treatment should happen twice to get two life cycles. ...Read more

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How long does a child usually need to miss school for a tympanoplasty?

How long does a child usually need to miss school for a tympanoplasty?

Everyone's different: On average most children in whom no complications arise either during or after surgery the child should be back in school within 1-3 days after surgery. Generally, they go home the same day after surgery. If there are any complications such as nausea and vomiting then, an overnight stay may occur...but this is infrequent. Write more questions at: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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How do I preserve a stool sample? For how long does it last, to check for parasites/bacteria accurately?

How do I preserve a stool sample? For how long does it last, to check for parasites/bacteria accurately?

Instructions: The doctor that gave you the collection kit should have had instructions with it. Call the doctor that gave you the collection materials if you do not have the instructions. ...Read more

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Is it possible for ds to be misdiagnosed as autism and how can I get my child's doctor to check my child for ds?

Is it possible for ds to be misdiagnosed  as autism and how can I get my child's doctor to check my child for ds?

Down Syndrome : Doesn't preclude a diagnosis of autism, tho autistic regression can occur later than 15-21 mos. In children with down syndrome. All children with intellectual disability &/ or autism deserve blood tests called genetic microarray or cgh & dna probe for fragile x to look for genetic errors that can cause either or both. Down syndrome can be diagnosed by chromosome analysis, as well. ...Read more

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Autism (Definition)

A neurodevelopmental disorder negatively affecting a person's socialization, communication, and interests. It is usually detected in the first ...Read more