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How to tell if I have body dismorphic disorder?

How to tell if I have body dismorphic disorder?

Body Dysmorphic D/O: Everyone else advises that your body part is normal (and it is) but you are convinced that there is something wrong with it. For instance - you have a small to normal sized nose but firmly believe that it is bigger than Cyrano de Bergerac's. ...Read more

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What is a body somatiztion disorder?

What is a body somatiztion disorder?

Somatization DO: Old term is hysteris. Is a recurring multiple complaints about pain, gastrointestinal, sexual pseudoneurological symptoms. It results in multiple visits to different doctors to seek relief. It is often comorbid with mood disorders, anxiety & personality disorders. ...Read more

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What happens in the body with lou gehrig's disease?

What happens in the body with lou gehrig's disease?

Nerve damage: The disease attacks the motor nerve cell in brain and spinal cord leading to weakness, muscle atrophy, flickering of muscle fibers, tongue atrophy with speech and swallowing problems, and eventual breathing difficulties. We have limited clues to causation, and only one modestly valuable drug, Riluzole. ...Read more

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How does paget's disease effect other body systems?

How does paget's disease effect other body systems?

Breast or bone?: There are two different types of paget's disease. One effects the bones making them appear deformed or misshapen. The other arises in the nipple and initially is localized but may metastasize with advanced disease. ...Read more

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What body organs are affected by hashimotos disease?

What body organs are affected by hashimotos disease?

All: Once the antibodies decrease the ability to make adequate thyroid hormone all metabolic processes in the body may be affected. ...Read more

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Is diabetes a disease or it effect only other part of body .

Is diabetes a disease or it effect only other part of body .

Yes to both: Diabetes is a couple of diseases that have widespread effects on almost every part of the body. ...Read more

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I think i might have bdd(body dimorphic disorder). What do I do?

I think i might have bdd(body dimorphic disorder). What do I do?

Body dysmorphic: Disorder is excessive concern and preoccupation with a perceived body defect. The problem is not your body but your reaction to it. Focus on your ability to be active and to do things rather than your appearance. It can be difficult to change a rigid and fixed belief, so talk to a mental health professional to help build your self acceptance. ...Read more

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What congenital disease causes organs to be detached from the body?

I don't understand: I don't understand your question. Do you mean when someone is born without certain organs at all? Or do you mean something like omphalocele or gastroschisis where the abdominal wall does not close up all the way (in utero) and the abdominal contents can be outside the abdomen (but still attached)? ...Read more

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What congenital disease causes organs to be deattached from the body?

What congenital disease causes organs to be  deattached from the body?

Confusing question: There is a process where the stomach & intestines do not completely enter the abdomen from their formation area in the embryonic sac. This is called gastroschesis. I no of no other entity where this description would apply. If you are thinking of something else please be more specific of the organs involved. ...Read more