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upmichmom
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Date Joined Oct 2006
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   Posted 2/4/2008 9:50 AM (GMT -7)   
Hello how is everyone doing today.  As you all know the little boy I have guardianship of has been diagnosed with severe childhood bipolar, well he has now also been diagnosed with Static Enephalopathy ( fetal alcohol effect).  It seems to be never ending for him.  He is doing really good right now.  The rispedal has done wonders for him. If anyone has any advice or knows anything about this new diagnosis please help me out.  Thanks.
 
 

mommy.michele
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   Posted 2/4/2008 2:58 PM (GMT -7)   
Not a diagnosis I am familiar with...but I am glad he is still doing well inspite of it.  Risperdal has worked wonderfully for me also. 

"Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending" ~ Maria Robinson


bunnypucker
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   Posted 2/4/2008 6:47 PM (GMT -7)   
odd how this pops up now. today i talked with my therapist and i asked if a child can have bipolar. i remember feeling the manic symptoms, extreme irratibility, the guilt and the voices in my head. she said its sort of an up an up and coming thing, new to have people actually diagnosing it. alls i know is i have been through it, and i remember parts of my childhood being truly hell. i feel for you and for your boy and i truly hope that he continues doing well.
 
bunny
Crohn's Disease Diagnosed 12/24/03 and Bipolar, Migraines, Hypothyroid
Im 26 years old, and am currently only taking Levisin, Clidinium and nexium for my CD. I'm off my remicade--nervous. I am on quite the cocktail for my BP however: Geodon, Lamictal, Celexa, Buspar, Wellbutrin and Klonopin.
Im also on lipitor for high cholesterol caused by a prior BP med. im on fentanyl patches for pain also, and i take some meds prn for my allergies, asthma, and migrianes. And now i also am hypothyroid, anything else?!


upmichmom
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Date Joined Oct 2006
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   Posted 2/5/2008 11:15 AM (GMT -7)   
Thanks for replying.....  I truely believe that if we didn't end up with him and he would have stayed with any of the bio family he wouldn't be getting the diagnoses and help he needs.  I feel that both me and Kbear have been blessed with each other.  He is a wonderful little boy....He's just broken and can't be fixed.  He has brain damage because his bio mom drank while pregnant.  It makes me sick to think that someone could do something like this to a child. 
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