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excessive masturbating and narcolepsy

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Sleep study and PFT: you will need formal sleep studies and testing for obstructive sleep apnea.

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Steele
58 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: Could be narcolepsy, but also need to rule out sleep apnea.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
17 years experience Clinical Psychology
Timing is Everything: Communication is very important in relationships. Important to remember: 1) Provide information in a way that fits your partners learning style; 2) Pi ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Gingko,tea,coffee: If you have excessive daytime sleepiness or narcolepsy, i wonder whether you have sleep apnea. This necessitates a sleep study to diagnose and begins ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Masturbation+porn: hello aa30~ it depends who you ask. The Church ~ definitely. ME: no ! But you must ask yourself why you are doing this. An over-preoccupation with an ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Tough to say: But at 18yo it is not too late to stop the bad behaviors and turn your life around with better habits and an improved mental and physical outlook on l ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Masturbation: I've never heard of that. It may be a coincidence and the way to rule that out to avoid masturbation for a few days and see if it improves.
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe: But not at 43 years of age.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rupesh Parikh
25 years experience Medical Oncology
Maybe: It could be signs of an infection. Or may be a sign of lymphoma. Needs to be checked out asap.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That is possible.: Drowsiness is a potential side effect.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elena Padrell
39 years experience Psychiatry
Most likely: All the symptoms you are referring to are anxiety related, certainly the teeth grinding , unspecified dermatitis.. the sleep excess or sleep attacks w ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Change from insomnia: Could be result of change in moods from depression to other extreme, or could be from medications used to treat insomnia, or other underlying organic ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No harm: I don't know how you define "excessive, " but i can assure that you can't do yourself any permanent harm from masturbation. Take a few days off, and i ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Some handy facts...: Normal men, women, boys, and girls masturbate (it's universal). It isn't harmful, as the body goes through similar effects during regular sex with a p ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Both equally not bad: If you are having sexual intercourse or masturbating so frequently that it interferes with your ability to function in society i would say you have a ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
You are correct, but: This is true of any and all activities in life: if increased calorie intake is higher that the calories used up, then a person can gain weight. Howev ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Sexuality: Masturbation is a choice and can become a habit and even an obsession. Nothing forces one to be sexual. It is also not likely that your testosteron ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience Dermatology
Causes of sweating: 2 types of hyperhidrosis: generalized & localized to underarms, palms, soles, face. Unknown what causes localized hyperhidrosis. Emotional stress/anxi ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
See your doctor: Your doctor can refer you to a psychologist or psychiatrist to help with coping skills. Stress is a life long condition and coping is important to le ... Read More
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A 65-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
29 years experience Family Medicine
Excess sleepiness: Narcolepsy is one as is insomnia.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Beck
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: There are many things that this could represent. A complete workup by your primary MD would be the first best step.
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Rupp
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes and No: Your thyroid condition is not causing your food related symptoms, but it can cause your anxiety.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Enrique Madrigal-segura
53 years experience Psychiatry
Useful combination: Ask your doctor if there is no medical or presence any other psychiatric disorder contraindicating starting a serotonergic medication (Sertraline, Flu ... Read More
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