If a treatment does not seem to be working, episodes worsen with treatment, or the child experiences a serious side effect to medications give, the doctor should be consulted to discuss alternative treatment.
Although it's unclear why some people suffer from Asperger syndrome and obsessive compulsive disorder at the same time, some physicians believe that AS leads to anxiety or depression, which may or may not worsen over time to include OCD.
While an infection has the potential to clear up with proper care, it is still a good idea to consult a medical professional to make sure the infection does not worsen and create bigger physical problems.
Should nervousness, agitation, irritability, mood instability, or sleeplessness emerge or worsen during treatment with SSRIs, parents should obtain a prompt evaluation by their doctor.
Children and teens with bipolar disorder are at a greater risk for substance abuse than their non-bipolar peers, and substance abuse can worsen or complicate bipolar treatment.
In most cases, you won't need to consult a physician, but if the episodes are leading to dangerous behavior, accompanied by other symptoms, or continue to worsen even after childhood, get in touch with your doctor or a sleep specialist.
Without a concerted effort for intervention and detox, the problem will likely worsen over time and lead to strains in relationships, work situations and families, as well as cause permanent internal damage or even death.
However, with symptoms so various that worsen over time, it's no question as to why many celiacs with advanced untreated conditions, simply walk into a doctor's office and report that they are dying.
Over time, gluten allergy symptoms may worsen leading to malnutrition and even the development of life threatening illnesses such as kidney disease, liver disease and cancer.
Many people without insurance will delay going to the doctor or the dentist because they feel they cannot pay for a checkup, so health issues continue to worsen over time.