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This forum is for questions and support regarding Down Syndrome issues such as Dental Problems, Communication Problems, Developmental Disabilities, Hearing Loss, Hypothyroidism, Immune System Problems, Learning Disabilities, Joint Problems, Muscle Weakness, Respiratory Disorders, Seizures, Sleep Apnea, Weight Problems.

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My son is 12 years old has down syndrome,he is a nice and kind young boy, but when it's time to get in the shower and get ready for bed or school he lingers around, get very aggressive and when I try to lead him into the bathroom, he wil...
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Our 14 year old son with down syndrome developed diabetes.,He was checking his own blood sugars, counting carbs and beginning to give his own insulin. Do very well, but then within two months of diabetes diagnosis developed what has prog...
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Hello, am new here honestly before this post id just read other peoples thread in similar situations and id be satisfied. Until TODAy. I am 16 weeks pregnant and my baby tested at high risk for down syndrome.. Im unconsolable i havent st...
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Hello, am Abdul Rahman, India, Hyderabad, My Elder Son is Down Syndrome, Now his age 11 years old, Now his eating properly, stool no problem, he can identify everybody. Actually His Problem is Devlopmental Disabilities, He cant talk, he...
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My younger son is a wondefrul boy of 13 with DS. His speech and school work is at the age 6-7 level. Our current issue is a little awkward. For the past six weeks, he has what seems to be dried semen in his pjs in the morning. This is...
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I am so sorry to just barge in here but I need someone to actually listen to me. I know I am probably just being crazy but I cannot get it out of my head that I think my week old has Down syndrome and that it was somehow missed. I didn't...
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Hi all..We have a beautiful son named Abel who was born with ds in July 2014...We absolutely adore him but something on my mind has me thinking.When we got our diagnosis I turned to Dr google for answers and found a thread about suboxone...
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hi , i am 20 week pregnant i had receive call yesterday after my anatomy ultrasound that they found ecogenic focus in baby,s heart . my IPS is normal and there is no other finding in ultrasound . she book me for genetics in few days . i...
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My 7 year old son has Down syndrome. He is a joy to be with. He does have impulsive behavior. His behavior isn't always impulsive, but when he is, he is uncontrollable. Has anyone had any success in diet or natural medicines to help ...
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I have a 9 year old little boy with down syndrome and he has just started hitting himself on his head, he has never done this before. Does anybody know why?
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My 17 year old down syndrome nephew, cannot talk but very expressive and can understand if told anything. Of late he has become very agressive, hitting his mother, pulling her down by her hair, scratching her when he gets into his ag...
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I have a co worker who supposedly claims she has down syndrome. But I think she is lying about having down syndrome to get money from the government. She also has people pity with her. For example back in the lunch room she was tellin...
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I am 12+3 weeks pregnant with identical twins. Last week I had my combined screening blood test, and yesterday I had my ultrasound where they measure the nuchal translucency. The results are a bit confusing, and I'm not really sure what ...
sparklism | Posted
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Dear ALL, I am seeking the help here. My situation is that: I am at week-21 pregnancy, and I am 41 years old. The 2-D untra sound (done at week-20) showed that everything is normal for the baby. The blood screening test came back that...
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my son is 6 years old and was born with down, lately he is having behaviors that seems a tease. He sometimes if he try to talk to a kid and the kid laugh at him or walk away he will slap them, sometimes if he pass by somebody he will do ...
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My daughter is 10,she has DS and is starting to go through Pubity already.I concerned how to deal with her getting her period,as she reacts badly to seeing blood and won't even use bandaids for sores or cuts.
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I have a 30 yr old son with DS. He has started to lie a lot. Does things he is told not to do. We ground him by taking things away but that doesn't help. He is in special Olympics, has job. He has a brother that is 31 and spends time wi...
DJR2015 | Posted
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My 12 year old daughter with down syndrome has been cursing at times seems uncontrollable. It can go on and on. Other times, like at my grandchildren birthdays she doesn't curse at all. Has anyone else had this problem?
kds106 | Posted
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My 21/2 years old is very shy and scared of strangers. She was social person until she turn 2. She is only comfortable with me or her dad. She goes to preschool; the teacher told us she is very quite. She never say a word to her teacher ...
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My 25 year old stepson has Down's Syndrome. I have been married to his Dad for almost 2 years. My stepson has been masturbating and wiping his ejaculate on my clothing. I am at the end of my rope. My husband punishes him by taking away p...
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