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My 6 year old daughter had developed a motor tic, shaking of

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Hi, my 6 year old daughter had developed a motor tic, shaking of the head almost constant throughout the day, my doctors have said (without seeing her) this is attention seeking and to ignore it should I get a second opinion?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Paediatrics
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Expert:  Dr. Y. Vasavada replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Y. Vasavada replied 1 year ago.

Yes she is too young but try videographing her act and show it to her. May try reward and mild punishment.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
hi, she is aware of what she does, and doesn't like us taking videos of her as she feels embarrassed, do you think this is just something kids do for attention or is this something deeper connected with behavioral issues? she's not disruptive. As we were given this advise from the family doctor I'm trying to get a second opinion on whether I need to get private doctor to look at this.
Expert:  Dr. Y. Vasavada replied 1 year ago.

If her tic is not bothering or interfering with her studies etc, nothing to worry. May ask her friend to talk to her about this tic.