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Is there a connection with autism and heat sensitivity?

4 doctors weighed in
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

There is no connection.

In brief: No

There is no connection.
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Dr. Jeff Jacobs
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

There is a broader connection between autism and tactile (touch) hypersensitivity or oversensitivity to a variety of tactile stimuli, including heat.
These symptoms are not always present in autism, but sensory integration problems are not uncommonly found.

In brief: Yes

There is a broader connection between autism and tactile (touch) hypersensitivity or oversensitivity to a variety of tactile stimuli, including heat.
These symptoms are not always present in autism, but sensory integration problems are not uncommonly found.
Thank
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