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My son turns 18 months this week. He is only saying two

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My son turns 18 months this week. He is only saying two words: jump and apple. My 3-year-old daughter had more than 100 words at this age and was counting to 10. At what point do I worry? Any tips to get him talking?
JA: It's hard to know for sure. The Pediatrician will figure it out. Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Huh? No meds and not me, my son
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Not my medical history!
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 8 months ago.

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.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 8 months ago.

I see no concern here

My nephew didn't say anything until after 3 years old and he is a straight A student

No worries

kids are all different.

If he says nothing more by age 3 go to the doctor.

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