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what releases oxytocin

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hector Chapa
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, and even before: Oxytocin is also released into the blood during many types of touching; including cuddling, hugging, kissing, orgasm, sex and snuggling. The physical ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Yup: Some women will even leak milk during sexual stimulation or orgasm.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Stoller
34 years experience Preventive Medicine
Hmmm: Is the finger in question in a vial of oxytocin... Then it would be released.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pitocin (oxytocin) has been : Used for years and continues to be used if it is used properly it is very safe I use it on almost all of my inductions and to augment labor without in ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Incorrect assumption: Your assumption about oxytocin release is not correct and oxycotin release is not related to tumors.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It is used to: Induce or stimulate labor in the hospital by a specific protocol by a contolled IV pump.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Lin
Dr. Jeff Lin answered
13 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
It's made in your: Brain. Hypothalamus, to be exact.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rakhi Dimino
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Generally safe: Pitocin (oxytocin) can make you contract too much. To prevent this, usually it is started at a low dose and increased slowly until the contractions ar ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not a disease: There is no such disease or syndrome for low or high oxytocin.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
43 years experience Child Psychiatry
No.: Oxytocin is produced in the pituitary gland. Recovering hormones from humans (or animals) is associated w/ many risks. So there is no good reason to a ... Read More
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