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Cure for ADHD in children - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   ot concerning my 5 year old
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i think he may have odd what should I do?
Doctor :   What symptoms does he have?
Doctor :   In what way do you think he is odd?
User :   he dont listen always argues with me throws fits, no punishment works
User :   he kicked a boy at football pract yest for no reason repeatativly in the side
User :   he stabbed himself with a pencil today in kidnergarden class
User :   he acts out when he dont get his way
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i always have to bribe him
Doctor :   Since when did he start doing this?
User :   and he doesnt focus well
User :   about 6-8 months ago
User :   i thought it was just his age but its getting worse
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   He is showing symptoms of a condition called Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD
User :   add
User :   ok
User :   so you dont think its odd then?
Doctor :   He may need to be seen by a Child Psychiatrist.
Doctor :   It is not a problem but just a behaviour alteration which can be
Doctor :   easily corrected with the right measures
User :   i will call my oediatrician on monday but wanted some answers to night so i thank you for talk with me now
User :   will he have to be put on meds?
User :   I dont want him all druged up
Doctor :   Rather than drugs he will need Psychotherapy and Behaviour Therapy
Doctor :   No he probably wont need them

Doctor :   What you can do meanwhile is
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