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Hi, I am looking to consult with a doctor online about possible ADHD symptoms. Is this possible? Thanks.

Doctor's Assistant: What are all the symptoms you're experiencing (e.g. loss of appetite, fever, rash)?

I am in school 5 days a week, 7 hours a day. It is EXTREMELY hard to focus and concentrate. I feel as if i am too antsy, and when i start a task, i never finish it and move onto the next task. I also drive over an hour to and from school and have noticed i am having a hard time focusing while driving. It is become a big issue for me and I do not have time to even see a doctor during the week day.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I am pretty sure my mother has ADHD, but hasn't prescribed for it (that I know of). My grandfather is schizophrenic, my uncle has quite a few issues that are unknown to me.

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Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 11 months ago

how old are you?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
I am 19 years old.
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 11 months ago

It sounds like you definitely have ADHD

do you have a primary doctor?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
I do, but I am looking to switch to an adult physician as I am still seeing a pediatrician. She recommended i should get neuropsychological testing done, which does not spark my interest.
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 11 months ago

you should switch to an internist

what is your zip code?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
60046, what is an internist?
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 11 months ago

an adult doctor like myself

we are generally better at diagnosing complex problems

here is a good one in your area

Dr. Julia Kogan, MD

Internist

Lindenhurst, IL

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