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Adhd and odd in young children can a three year old be diagnosed with ADHD or odd. And if so can they medicate them

Adhd and odd in young children can a three year old be diagnosed with ADHD or odd. And if so can they medicate them

Hello. : Hello. Preschool children have been diagnosed with odd and children as young as 3years old have been been diagnosed with adhd. However, it can be very hard to diagnose children this young. For istance, who is to say that a terrible, terrible 2 is an oppositional defiant disorder. One of the problems with making diagnoses this young, is that the child may actually have childhood bipolar or another mood disorder. If you want to have a child this young evaluated for these disorders, please ensure that it is done by a fellowship trained child psychiatrist. Also, please be aware that when children behave badly, they are often acting out the symptoms for a dysfunctional family. ...Read more

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Adhd) (Definition)

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a bio-psycho-social disorder characterized by inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. ADHD typically interferes with daily functioning or mental and social development. It is usually present in childhood, continuing into adulthood, and is genetically transmitted. ...Read more


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Can i give melatonin to an ADHD 3 year old?

Can i give melatonin to an ADHD 3 year old?

Talk to your doctor: It's so good you asked. Don't give anything to your 3 year old without consulting your doctor. Having a child with adhd is exhausting, but you need to adhere strictly to doctors orders. You might need more support for yourself. It would be totally normal if you were feeling overwhelmed. Talk to your doctor about it if you are. Best wishes to you and your 3 year old. ...Read more

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What is the youngest age adhd can be diagnosed? 3 year old boy that cannot sit still, runs everywhere all day long and figits/bangs things constantly.

What is the youngest age adhd can be diagnosed? 3 year old boy that cannot sit still, runs everywhere all day long and figits/bangs things constantly.

Too young: It is unusual to make the diagnosis of ADHD before school age, although many "experts" do so. Impulsive and hyperactive behavior is typical of the toddler years and may not warrant medication. However, behavioral therapy may help. Speak to your pediatrician. Evaluation by a developmental pediatrician or child psychologist can be revealing and help you understand your child's behavior. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms ADHD in a 3year old child?

What are the symptoms ADHD in a 3year old child?

Same: The symptoms of adhd are the same , innatention, hyperactivity and impulsivity, however diagnosing a three year old with adhd raises some eyebrows, symptoms could be severe enough that might merit a diagnosis, but see a behavioral psychologist or a developmental pediatrician, before someone talks you into medications. ...Read more

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Is having blood in the eye in a three year old a sign of autism?

Is having blood in the eye in a three year old a sign of autism?

No: likelihood is that your child has experienced some trauma to the eye. See an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I am a 25 year old female. I have adhd, depression, and anxiety. I feel like i might have a problem that is more than depression. What are some signs of bi polar disorder?

I am a 25 year old female. I have adhd, depression, and anxiety. I feel like i might have a problem that is more than depression. What are some signs of bi polar disorder?

Bipolar disorder: Is characterized by manic episodes. While there are several symptoms that characterize manic episode, decreased need for sleep and increased activities are the most common. If you are already seeing a doctor for depression, anxiety, and adhd, you may want to ask your doctor about bipolar disorder. He/she will be able to explain whether or not your symptoms fit the bipolar diagnostic criteria. ...Read more

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My 3 year old toddler is having cold almost evwry week for thw past three months now .What couls be the reason .We live in milan italy?

My 3 year old toddler is having cold almost evwry week for thw past three months now .What couls be the reason .We live in milan italy?

See an allergist: He may allergic? Do you have animals at home ? Any body smoke? Is your apartment damp? You should see an allergist for evaluation. ...Read more