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What diseases are known to have pica as a symptom?

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Dr. Gary Snead
ADHD & Autism
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In brief: Anemia, psych ones

Iron deficiency anemia in particular is commonly found in those with pica.
Mental retardation, autism, some forms of pyschosis can all be associated with pica as well.

In brief: Anemia, psych ones

Iron deficiency anemia in particular is commonly found in those with pica.
Mental retardation, autism, some forms of pyschosis can all be associated with pica as well.
Dr. Gary Snead
Dr. Gary Snead
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Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics
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In brief: Common

Most common in people with developmental disabilities including autism, mental retardation, in children between 2&3, some pregnant women and people with epilepsy.

In brief: Common

Most common in people with developmental disabilities including autism, mental retardation, in children between 2&3, some pregnant women and people with epilepsy.
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