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Karyotyping test for children with learning disabilities - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   my son started speaking at 7yrs age physicallyfound through scanning slightly differs to his age group children in mind skills . study skills are below advise medicalhelp
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here
Doctor :   please describe the problem in detail
User :   my son started speaking at 7yrs age. physically found fit through medical reports.bur study skills and perception levels are low when compared to other students of same age group. now his age is 13 years and studying in 9th class.
Doctor :   what are his current symptoms?
Doctor :   what was mother's age at his time of birth?
Doctor :   was there any birth trauma associated?
User :   current symptoms are
Doctor :   what were the tests done for him? among the tests was karyotyping test done for him?
User :   current symptoms are attention deficiency syndrome, acute learning difficulty and no genetic problems arised, brain scanning normal, MRI TEST -NORMAL
User :   mother's age at his time of birth was 30 years
Doctor :   is he on any treatment for attention deficit?
User :   no karyotyping test done
Doctor :   since his learning and perception capabilities are found to be low, a karyotyping test is recommended
Doctor :   to rule out chromosomal problems associated
Doctor :   is he under counseling and behavior therapy?
Doctor :   these therapies assist in enhancing learning capabilities
Doctor :   do you have other children? if yes are they normal?
User :   long back,for three to four months period, we have used 'norma brain' tonic. presently not under medication.
Doctor :   is there anyone else in family with similar problems?
User :   no other children. only one son.
Doctor :   is he under counseling and behavior therapy?
Doctor :   is there anyone else in family with similar problems?
User :   no behaviour therapy at present.
User :   no other in the family with similar problem
Doctor :   ok.I would recommend a psychologic evluation done to find out the exact problem
Doctor :   a long with karyotyping test
Doctor :   based on these results
Doctor :   the role of counseling and behaviour therapy will be decided
Doctor :   to help him cope up with learning, perception as per his normal age group children
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
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