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Is there any good data (rcts) on sensory processing disorder in kids without any other diagnosis (autism spectrum, dd, etc)? Thank you.
The American : Academy of pediatrics & coding organizations do not recognize sensory processing disorder as a stand-alone diagnosis, because it's always found as a manifestation of a neurodevelopmental disorder. Occupational therapists use the term descriptively, but it's not a medical diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Son, 4, has adhd. Nothing has helped, and nerologist refuses to help. No red dye, strict schedule, the basics. Anything over counter? On meletonin.
See Below: Agree with my colleague. I would recommend seeing a child psychologist for testing not only for diagnostic reasons, but also to figure out child's strength and weaknesses to help you take care of him by emphasizing his strengths. Also, child psychiatrist is also needed to help with med management if needed. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there a benefit to pre-cleaning china, bowls, silver and used metal pots and pans with paper towels before putting in dw?
Ans: This is a very broad question. Certainly children okay is very important part of development. The kind of toys you mention are certainly more beneficial than the computer games which can lead to a false sense of reality. Children must develop a healthy imagination not a brainwashing. ...Read more
What is pica a symptom of in a toddler? Eats mainly own feces, but also:vaseline, flour, ice, hair, dirt, rocks, paper, trash, anything & everything really!
Many causes: You need a very thorough workup for your child because there are many causes for pica. Most common is iron deficiency anemia, but other heavy metal poisonings such as lead, etc can cause symptoms as well. Also, there are a number of behaviorl/psychologic conditions that can cause these symptoms. Set up consultation with you pediatrician, but if they don't help, get your child up to riley in indy! ...Read more
Aloe is cropping up as a new "health" craze. Is ingesting aloe products helpful/harmful/inconclusive in thyroid function?
Apart from suncreams and shade. Any alternative creams, herbs etc that have benefits regarding skin cancer?
Are there any easy-to-notice behavioral warning-signs that a 5 year-old boy is cognitively delayed? Any recommendations for home-tests usable to see?
Language: Language is the developmental domain that correlates most with cognition- not speech, (articulation of words, ) but receptive ( what he understands) & expressive ( his ability to verbalize ideas) language. Yourschool district's child find will do a free evaluation of all developmental domains + social/adaptive skills. Screens are on childdevelopmentinfo.Com & dbpeds.Org., but also call child find. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eye/Vision:I am about ready to take AREDS2 for dry AMD. Other companies add omega 3 to original B&L clinical trial formula.Stay with AREDS2 or change?
Check pricing: AREDS2 has proven value for slowing the progression of dry AMD. Omega 3 does not although it might help with eye dryness. Check out the extra cost of the AREDS2 with omega 3 and see if Omega 3 supplements alone add less cost. You might save money although the benefits for macular degeneration are doubtful. ...Read more
For a State Agency safety written program update I'm researching, looking for a credible answer & source; is there currently a poison ivy vaccine?
I doubt it: people may be working on it. one approach: Arch Dermatol Res. 1999 Dec;291(12):652-8. ...Read more
There's mental health issues in family. They didn't learn coping skills. After years of me learning w. therapy/hard work, I'm finding that I've maybe got more than learned behavior. What does the discovery process look like. Just see my primary?
Congratulations: on working on your own coping skills. You MAY be being discouraged by the pathology that still exists in your family system. Stay rooted in what you have learned and exercise compassion w/family. See clinical psychologist for psych testing if you would like to know more about your personality. Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: Tanning beds are artificial intense uv light. Most tanning beds today are uva type, that allows tanning, but also greatly accelerates aging, wrinkles, sun spots and abnormal pigmentation. Darker skinned people who use tanning beds are not getting any benefits (maybe some extra vitamin d) but instead are accelerating aging and wrinkles and maybe even increasing their risk of getting skin cancer. ...Read more
Psoriasis- method for patient to estimate plaque coverage? Dr. recs tanning bed, but is that along with topical steroid & vit D? How much tanning?
Is there any websites or cartoons that help with child development ? I'm looking for some that help small children learn faster .
No: Babies interact and learn best when they interact with their parents and other people around them. Not multiple media. Involve your baby in your daily activities, keep him around people. Read and sing to him. Take him outside, let him explore with different textures, shapes and colors, encourage explorative behavior. Nothing substitutes the parents! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Henoch-Schonlien Purpura as child from Lyme and given Aspirin. Portwine stain on arm. Digestive/skin/neuro symp. worse w/ age and b4 Mcycle. link?
Unrelated issues: Your HSP could give you transient issues for a few months & rarely long term kidney issues. If you didn't die from REYE syndrome after aspirin use (with flu or chickenpox), its a non issue. It is a good med we still occasionally use in kids. Your digestive/other issues could easily be food allergies/gluten related. I can't cobble these together as anything other than acquiring problems with age. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not proven: it has not been proven to aid either condition. ...Read more
Is it good practice or overkill to sanitize new grooming implements such as a New Safety Razor, Nail Clipper etc. ?
Could be overkill: Life is never 100% safe. If we aren't willing to live with some risks, we can't live at all, not even locked within our own homes. So, live freely and use those razors and nail clippers right out of their boxes. ...Read more
There is no information on the internet relating to adults with autism/autism spectrum disorders?
Cloth vs disp diapers what is better for the baby? Worried about polyacrylate in disposables. They were removed from feminine hygiene products
Cloth: Cloth diapers are better for babies since you don't the, risk of foreign substances that might be present in disposables. ...Read more
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
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