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Kids catch OCD from form of strep

Action News 5


May 2013

Mid-south kids are actually catching OCD. Kids who were once happy, healthy children are suddenly developing bizarre behavior. Involuntary tics and violent fits of rage are the dangerous side effects of PANDAS, a disorder brought on by strep. Parents in the south are now worried because they do not believe PANDAS is a rare disorder, but rather, rarely diagnosed because very few doctors are familiar with the symptoms.

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