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What are the symptoms of autism for a three year old child?

What are the symptoms of autism for a three year old child?

An autistic child: will show impaired social interaction,delayed language skills and repetitive and restrictive behaviors.There are varying degrees in different children.A three year old might have decreased eye contact with others,delay in speech &repetitive movements.However, having these signs/symptoms doesn't make the diagnosis.If you are concerned about your child,please discuss with his doctor. ...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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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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What are typical signs of dyslexia in a 16 year old girl?

What are typical signs of dyslexia in a 16 year old girl?

Dyslexia: The only way to know what's happening regarding your child's learning is by completing a psychoeducational evaluation from a licensed psychologist or a school psychologist. This is one video about learning differences. http://youtu.be/xa_dybrh8m8. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of malaria in a toddler.(a year and six months old)?

What are the symptoms of malaria in a toddler.(a year and six months old)?

Childhood malaria: First and foremost if you think your toddler has malaria, you need to bring the baby to an emergency room immediately. Symptoms of malaria usually appear 9-14 days after an infected mosquito bite. Initially flu like symptoms (headache, fatigue, painful joints, fever, chills, vomiting and diarrhea. Fever is most common symptom. In children, it can progress rapidly to serious illness or death. ...Read more

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What are signs of cancer in a 15 year old girl?

What are signs of cancer in a 15 year old girl?

Why you ask?: Cancer can affect kids and adolescents but it's very rare. I suggest you talk to your parents about your concerns to see if you need a medical evaluation. Please don't dwell on it or spend time in medical websites. ...Read more

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Signs of pink eye in a one year old?

Signs of pink eye in a one year old?

Sign of a pinkeye...: ...Is usually, well, a pink eye! - actually red is more likely, with draining pus, pain/itch, and/or tearing likely. ...Read more

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What are some signs of autism in a 5 year old girl?

What are some signs of autism in a 5 year old girl?

Autism at 5: Doesn’t show a wide range of emotions shows behavioral extremes (unusually aggressive, fearful, sad, shy) is unusually withdrawn and not active in social situations is easily distracted and has trouble focusing on an activity for more than five minutes doesn’t respond to people or responds only superficially can’t tell the difference between real and make believe doesn’t participate in a wide vari. ...Read more

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Signs and symptoms of brain tumor in a 13 year old girl?

Signs and symptoms of brain tumor in a 13 year old girl?

See below: Brain tumors present with different signs and symptoms depending on the type and location of tumor. General features are headache, vomiting, balance problems, seizures, visual problems etc. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/brain-tumor/ds00281. ...Read more

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Signs and symptoms of paranoia schizophrenia in a 16 year old girl?

Signs and symptoms of paranoia schizophrenia in a 16 year old girl?

Symptoms: Schizophrenia is a disorder of thought. It is characterized by hallucinations, delusional thought and disordered thinking. Social isolation, lack of emotional expression are common. Many effective treatments are available. ...Read more

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Bleeding in stool of one year old child?

Bleeding in stool of  one year old child?

Usually benign: This is usually do to a small tear in the skin of the outlet caused when a bulky stool moves out too fast or a lumpy or hard stool is passed. Stringy ares of bright red blood are visible or small puddles. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of dyslexia in a 6 year old girl?

Comprehension: Difficulty in reading comprehension is the major symptom. There are several different types including "seeing" the letters backwards. ...Read more

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What are some common signs of childhood illness in four to six month old babies?

What are some common signs of childhood illness in four to six month old babies?

4-6 mo illness: Observe if has a fever, emesis or poor eating/feeding.
If diarrhea, fussy or not as responsive, see MD if appears ill.
Often, coughing, fevers occur. Head elevation, fluids and Tylenol
for temp, pain. ...Read more

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What are signs of dyslexia in 12 year olds?

What are signs of dyslexia in 12 year olds?

Reading is difficult: The 12 year old with dyslexia will be unable to read age appropriate material in spite of seeming very bright. He will be able to visualize things "in the mind's eye" but unable to adequately communicate them. He will understand material that is read to him while not being able to read it himself. His handwriting may be hard to read and spelling may be impossible. ...Read more

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What is the frequency of seizures in a one year old?

What is the frequency of seizures in a one year old?

Very rare: Very uncommon. The major cause in a child that age is a reaction to high fevers. These are called febrile seizures. All seizures, however, require medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What are some common signs of childhood illness in six to nine month old babies?

What are some common signs of childhood illness in six to nine month old babies?

Many Things! : As mom's natural immunity wanes from baby's bloodstream around six months, this is a natural time for childhood illnesses to begin. Fever, cough, runny noses are typical. If your child is immunized, a serious bacterial illness is less likely. That said, serious illnesses usually have poor feeding and lethargy as a hallmark finding. Anything less than 3 wet diapers daily is a concern ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of adult add in a 57 yr old male?

What are the symptoms of  adult add in a 57 yr old male?

Confusion: Major problem is focusing on tasks ; organizing them hierarchically. Getting to sleep is difficult because of racing ; anxious thoughts. Many have been given Ritalin (methylphenidate) as school children. In california legions of people with this problem have been dramatically benefitted by medicinal cannabis, which helps easy restful sleep, ablility to wake ; organize a day, ; to perform executive functions. ...Read more

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