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Does my 2 yr old son have ADHD?

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I need help! I have a son 2 years old and me and other family member think he has some kind of mental health issues.
Just a idea of what he\'s like most of the day- he hits people you could just be talking to him and he will say no a gives you a light hit, won\'t leave the dogs alone I don\'t think she will have a tail left he pulls on it that much! He has to climb on every thing tables chairs when I put him to bed you hear him climbing on draws and his toy box takes him forever to get to sleep, he\'s doesn\'t listen most of the time, he cant just play with one toy for longer then a minute he\'s into every thing but he plays with new toys longer , i try limit tv but he stays and watches tv for hours seem to be the only thing that keeps him entertained but I don\'t want to use that as a easy option for me , he throws toys il could be putting his toys away he throws them back out, when we go to to park or playgroups when it\'s time to go he goes in a tantrum and refuses to get into his


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replied May 9th, 2011
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Hello and welcome to e health forum.

From the description it seems that your kid is a hyperactive with a reduced attention span. But for a proper diagnosis, a physical examination and assessment of his mental development is needed.

You might consult a pediatrician and a child counselor , for the same. This might be helpful.


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