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Very confused about autism???

At my son's 3 year check up my dr. told me that my son needs to be check for autism, so I went to another dr to get a 2nd opinion. I didn't say anything about what the other dr said, and they didn't say anything about autism. If he does have it I want to take care of it now, but 2 dr said 2 different things I don't know what to think??? I have looked at autism signs and he has none.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:38 AM on Dec. 11, 2009 in Health

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  • I would ask the first doctor why he think this and ask for example in your child.  And maybe ask for a referral to a specialist.  Autism requires specialized training, not just any medical doctor can adequately treat or diagnose it.

    DevilInPigtails

    Answer by DevilInPigtails at 1:11 PM on Dec. 11, 2009

  • It may be nothing, it may be something. Get him checked out; early intervention is always best.


    There is great information here: http://www.autismspeaks.org/

    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 2:03 PM on Dec. 11, 2009

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