Tourette's Syndrome and ADHD
Questions about 7 year olds tics.
My son who just turned 7 was diagnosed with ADHD, odd, ocd, borderline anxiety and depression and hyperactivity. Also since the end of the last school year he has developed tics. Ex. Licks his fingers and wipes either his forehead, cheeks, nose, ears back of his neck, forearms. At first they happened occasionally. But in the last two months they are so pronounced that it causes ppl to stare at him. He is taking 1mg of guanfacine for the ADHD and melatonin for insomnia. I am wondering itf the tics could be a sign of something more or just a result of all the other issues and will be less frequent once he is correctly medicated. Dr didn’t want to use a stimulant because of the tics, but I’m not seeing much improvement in the outbursts and anger on his current meds. Any information is appreciated.
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