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Extroverted and female

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Kristiina, Feb 14, 2020 at 12:53 AM.

  1. George Newman

    George Newman Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    If my tooth is aching and simply won’t stop, I go to a dentist that is really good at dentistry. By doing so I can have confidence that I clearly understand what is causing the ache. If I go to the dentist and I am not confident in his or her diagnosis, I would go see another dentist asking for their expert evaluation.

    Given the same rationale that I applied to my aching tooth (I know my example is a bit simplistic...I’m trying to make a point) ... when it was felt that some of my social challenges could be attributed to ASD I sought out a doctor whose expertise was ASD. I actually saw three doctors at which point I knew I had a solid diagnosis.

    It was important to me to have a prognosis I was confident in. With a diagnosis I could then address the challenges based on solid evidence backed by professional help.

    I’d encourage you to find a doctor and get evaluated. Make sure you agree based on the evidence and the rationale provided. Really talk with them. A good doctor could spot masking given some chat time.

    We can guess for you based on the rationale you shared but it would be better for you to get a diagnosis from a doctor if it’s important for you to know for sure. It may be something else.

    I appreciate your post. Thank you for sharing. Best of luck to you and your family.
     
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