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Do I have inattention or add ?
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Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Need evaluation
See a professional for evaluation possible testing & possibly a trial on meds.

In brief: Need evaluation
See a professional for evaluation possible testing & possibly a trial on meds.
Dr. Douglas Bey
Dr. Douglas Bey
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
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In brief: Using this site
You can get the best use from this public site by providing essential background information and asking a clear related question.
Your short question provides nothing on which to base an answer. The doctors on this site donate their time to address your issues.Any minor cost for lengthy/wordy questions cover the cost of maintaining the site. You are welcome to start over.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Clarene Cress
The diagnosis of ADHD with/without hyperactivity is made by a list of symptoms and there are no blood, radiographic or EEG tests but psychological testing can help quantify short term memory or attention and cognifitive ability. The criteria are published here:https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/adhd/diagnosis.html. If you believe you fulfill the criteria, consult with family doctor or psychiatrist
Dr. Clarene Cress
ADHD with/without hyperactivty is a diagnosis made on presence of symtoms present since before age 12. There are no blood or radiographic tests to confirm diagnosis, but phsychological testing can help quantitate short term memory, etc. and help define learning disabilityies. See https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/adhd/diagnosis.html for more information . A family doctor or phsychiatrist can dx and Rx
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: You need an
Evaluation by a psychologist or psychiatrist to be able to answer that question.
If your inattention is causing you problems, why not be evaluated and get the help you need and deserve?

In brief: You need an
Evaluation by a psychologist or psychiatrist to be able to answer that question.
If your inattention is causing you problems, why not be evaluated and get the help you need and deserve?
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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