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My son is 10 mos & he puts everything in his mouth, he especially likes paper, of any kind. I read this is a sign of a child who is autistic. Worried!?

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Dr. Edward Zimmerman
Family Medicine
10 doctors agree

In brief: Absolutely normal

At this age everything goes into the mouth.
..It is the child's way of exploring their surroundings; every 10 month old will act this way to some degree.

In brief: Absolutely normal

At this age everything goes into the mouth.
..It is the child's way of exploring their surroundings; every 10 month old will act this way to some degree.
Dr. Edward Zimmerman
Dr. Edward Zimmerman
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Perhaps

If it is autism there will be a lot of other symptoms.
If it is a solitary act you should make sure that these things are not left around, for he will grow out of it.

In brief: Perhaps

If it is autism there will be a lot of other symptoms.
If it is a solitary act you should make sure that these things are not left around, for he will grow out of it.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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