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Child diagnosed with Autism. Symptoms do not match. Had been exposed to toxic mold. Advice?

My family was exposed to toxic mold and all of us were diagnosed with mycotoxicosis and several other lifelong illnesses from our exposure. My son was absolutely fine when he was born and during his exposure he demonstrated and after he started regressing in several areas of development. He was diagnosed with autism but his symptoms dont match up. Could something else be going on. No one seems to know
Asked On : Thu, 7 Mar 2013
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Thank you for your query.

Exposure to mycotoxins does not cause autism. A detailed history and full evaluation will help in diagnosing the cause of developmental regression and the management. I suggest that you consult your pediatrician and under his guidance get a developmental assessment and neurological checkup done to know the exact cause.

I hope I have answered your query to your satisfaction.

Wishing your son all the best.


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