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How can I bring back childhood memories that have been blocked?

How can I bring back childhood memories that have been blocked?

Professional help: Don't try to do this alone. Find a professional with some expertise in repressed memory treatment. The research and data on this type of treatment are sketchy and rely heavily on anecdotes and personal stories. Hypnotherapy may be effective in 'unblocking' memories, but it doesn't work in all cases. Establishing safety protocols and boundaries are important in this kind of work. ...Read more

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After I've had three children, my sexual appetite pretty much diminished. What can I do to bring it back? I'm only 31 yrs old.

After I've had three children, my sexual appetite pretty much diminished. What can I do to bring it back?  I'm only 31 yrs old.

Stress, mainly:: What shakespeare called "the ravelled sleeve of care:" lots of distractions and demands, no time to relax and daydream. I think a vacation would help.

Also, ask your doctor about possible endocrine factors: low levels of hormones can also reduce libido. ...Read more

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I had hip dysplasia as a child. I recently started having sharp pain in R hipwhen doing a butterfly stretch and bringing my legs back up. Any ideas?

I had hip dysplasia as a child.  I recently started having sharp pain in R hipwhen doing a butterfly stretch and bringing my legs back up.  Any ideas?

Inflamed hip or tend: The pain would suggest an inflamed hip or tendon. The cause may or may not be related to the childhood dysplasia. An X-ray and or exam is frequently needed to determine the cause. ...Read more

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How far back are you supposed to remember from your childhood?

How far back are you supposed to remember from your childhood?

It varies a lot.: Some say they can recall events at 1 or 2 years of age. Children in elementary school challenge even their parents recall of the child's early events. By the time we are in our mid to late 20s not much prior to age 4 or 5 is recalled. Studies have compared actual known childhood events to our recall of those events. Recalled memories were found to be composites of several events, not one event. ...Read more

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I have dandruff from my childhood I get treats lots time but it came back. I just fustred now after so many years this problem not solve. Need help?

I have dandruff from my childhood I get treats lots time but it came back. I just fustred now after so many years this problem not solve. Need help?

Farewell to dandruff: Dandruff comes and goes. Hopefully there are some things you can do to keep it away for a longer time. You can use tea tree oil shampoo or over the counter ketoconazole shampoo. If this doesn't work, you can use stronger prescription ketoconazole shampoo 3 times a week as well as steroid lotion. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am male, 27 years. I have heaviness in the back during afternoon on some days. In my childhood, I had fainted thrice. Even a year ago, I had fainted?

I am male, 27 years. I have heaviness in the back during afternoon on some days. In my childhood, I had fainted thrice. Even a year ago, I had fainted?

???????????: Your symptoms are not specific to a particular diagnosis. You did not ask a clear question, but it is likely you should consult a local doctor for a better understanding of what is going on. ...Read more

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I am male, 27 years. I have heavyness in the back during afternoon on some days. In my childhood, I had fainted thrice. Even a year ago, I had fainted?

I am male, 27 years. I have heavyness in the back during afternoon on some days. In my childhood, I had fainted thrice. Even a year ago, I had fainted?

There are a number: There are a number of causes of repeat fainting, but it requires an eval. By a doctor. Heart rhythm disturbances, low blood pressure, vasovagal syncope (which can occur from sudden anxiety or pain), pooling of blood in the legs from standing a long time, and difficulty maintaining sufficient circulating blood volume (POTS) are just a few. Please see your doctor about this. Best wishes. Dr. Anne. ...Read more

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At age 18 my childhood house burned down I went back at age 28 and seen the empty lot could this have started my panic attacks never had before this?

At age 18 my childhood house burned down I went back at age 28 and seen the empty lot could this have started my panic attacks never had before this?

Yes, this event: May have triggered your panic attacks. Have you been evaluated for this? If not, would encourage you to deal with this in the context of therapy. Take care. ...Read more

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Since childhood, I regurgitate almost every food I eat. Sometimes, i hv to re — eat the food about 3x b4 it doesn't come back. Should i be concerned?

Since childhood, I regurgitate almost every food I eat. Sometimes, i hv to re — eat the food about 3x b4 it doesn't come back. Should i be concerned?

Habits: This is a habit for you, and probably not a medical condition. A good behavioral mental health expert may be needed to help you and your body to overcome this habit. ...Read more

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Does 5.4 heighted man can do better sex then 6ft man? Coz my bf have back pain from childhood period

Does 5.4 heighted man can do better sex then 6ft man? Coz my bf have back pain from childhood period

BETTER SEX: There is no normal in sex. Everyone is different and all couples are different. They all find ways to enjoy each others bodies and feelings. ...Read more

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After a childhood of sexual abuse, bullying and parental neglect, how can someone as an adult bring themselves to trust again?

After a childhood of sexual abuse, bullying and parental neglect, how can someone as an adult bring themselves to trust again?

Therapy: With someone who is trained in working with victims of abuse and neglect. You also want to find someone that you can feel somewhat comfortable with. You can find a local psychologist here: locator. Apa. Org ask about special experience in working with survivors of trauma and neglect. Be well. ...Read more

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Few months back my father was found pleural infusion and remove successfully. He has been a chain smoker since my childhood and he is 60 now.

Few months back my father was found pleural infusion and remove successfully. He has been a chain smoker since my childhood and he is 60 now.

Not sure of ?: Pleural effusion is not a diagnosis, it is a symptom of some other underlying disease. Pleural effusions can be successfully drained, but depending on what is causing them (heart failure, pneumonia, cancer, tuberculosis and many others) they frequently come back. With a long smoking history, I would be concerned about cancer, and the pleural fluid should have been tested. He must stop smoking. ...Read more

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My sis has many flat moles from childhood(20 big ones at back). She's pregnant and one of them rise from flat(1/4 of size).is it normal?

My sis has many flat moles from childhood(20 big ones at back). She's pregnant and one of them rise from flat(1/4 of size).is it normal?

Difficult to say: Without actual exam, but any change in appearance of mole is suspicious for melanoma. She should show it to her doctor. ...Read more

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Why is it I feel anxiety depression for a few days after intense counseling sessions? Is this suppose to happen? Like going back to my childhood stuff

Why is it I feel anxiety depression for a few days after intense counseling sessions? Is this suppose to happen? Like going back to my childhood stuff

Normal Reaction: It can be quite normal for you to experience anxiety and depressive sx's after a counseling session that unearths dormant feelings. As you process your past emotional experiences in tx, you can continue the cognitive process for many days after, because you are restructuring your experience of the events, including confronting any emotions that may have occurred in the past. ...Read more

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Doctor asked about asthma. Can childhood asthma come back after 20 years of no asthma?

Doctor asked about asthma.  Can childhood asthma come back after 20 years of no asthma?

Yes: There are various patterns and presentations of asthma. The possible triggers of the symptoms of asthma include pollen, dust, mold, pet dander or pet hair. Cigarette smoke can cause bronchospasm and lead to long term lung problems. Avoiding triggers of your asthma will help to control the symptoms. Patients can have inflammation in the lung with no obvious symptoms as well. ...Read more

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Female, late 50s with hair patch only on the small of the back since childhood — what causes it? Lack of proper diet? Remedy?

Female, late 50s with hair patch only on the small of the back since childhood — what causes it?  Lack of proper diet?  Remedy?

Hair on back: A patch of hair on back can be a sign of spinal problems and I would recommend that you see your doc about it and maybe have some x-rays done. ...Read more

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I have had since childhood a fizzing/bubbling sound and feeling in the back of my neck (no pain) sometimes when I get really hungry. What causes this?

I have had since childhood a fizzing/bubbling sound and feeling in the back of my neck (no pain) sometimes when I get really hungry. What causes this?

Get general check up: I will recommend a general checkup with your PCP, he/she will conduct a preliminary evaluation and point you in the right direction. Your symptoms are non-specific and will require proper medical history and examination by a licensed clinician to determine the significance. ...Read more

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Is flaking scars from decades old sunburns something to worry about my upper back and shoulders are covered in small round scars resulting from multiple severe sunburns in my early childhood. They periodically burn and itch and will flake and scratch off

Is flaking scars from decades old sunburns something to worry about my upper back and shoulders are covered in small round scars resulting from multiple severe sunburns in my early childhood. They periodically burn and itch and will flake and scratch off

I : I would recommend you get evaluated. These could be actinic keratoses (see picture at link below), which are precancerous scaly areas that are typically seen on sun damaged areas. They can be treated with liquid nitrogen if that is the case. Regardless, probably a good idea for you to see a dermatologist given your history of sunburns. ...Read more

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Worried about hump on back of neck/top of spine. Had since childhood can be tender and now have neck pain, Worried about cushings?

Worried about hump on back of neck/top of spine. Had since childhood can be tender and now have neck pain, Worried about cushings?

Be seen : If you are worried about it, I would not hesitate to be seen. Cushings can be easily checked for. There are two spinous processes in the spine between the cervical and thoracic areas that can be quite prominent in certain people and are not necessarily associated with cushings. Again, I would not hesitate to be checked if you are concerned. ...Read more

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Can childhood asthma come back from prolonged stress? Is adrenal fatigue possible? How to strengthen adrenals?

Can childhood asthma come back from prolonged stress? Is adrenal fatigue possible? How to strengthen adrenals?

Yes. No. GoodHabits?: Childhood asthma can come back, but if one is no longer a child, then it is just called asthma. The other way of looking at it is: the childhood asthma never completely left. Asthma symptoms come and go, so it's not surprising to come back. Adrenal Fatigue is a name some people use to describe some types of symptoms, but is not a real disorder. The symptoms are real; the "disorder" is not real. ...Read more

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37 year old w/ kyphotic lordosis. In childhood had hip correction. Has over/hyper pronation. Can custom insole aliviate joint and back pain?

37 year old w/ kyphotic lordosis. In childhood had hip correction. Has over/hyper pronation. Can custom insole aliviate joint and back pain?

May need orthotics: You may have a foot problem that is being passed "up the kinetic chain." see a podiatrist for a recommendation on if orthotics could be right for you. If you want to try an over-the-counter product first, try spenco total support insoles. http://www.spenco.com/products/footcare/total-support-insoles. ...Read more

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Have ahyperpigmentation on my upper back of my neck from my childhood till now 34 years as well my leg & hand fingers different from my body by 4 deg?

Have ahyperpigmentation on my upper back of my neck from my childhood till now 34 years as well my leg & hand fingers different from my body by 4 deg?

Hard to say: If you are overweight, there is a dark rash along the neck that is velvety and hyperpigmented (dark) that is a possibility. It is called "acanthosis nigricans" Detailed Photos and a more complete medical history might help answer this. ...Read more

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Visited an ENT for reoccurring swollen, sore throats, and step throat. He paid me no attention and said come back. I decided to go to an ENT because I want to have my tonsils removed. Since childhood, I have suffered from reoccurring sore throats, strep th

Visited an ENT for reoccurring swollen, sore throats, and step throat. He paid me no attention and said come back. I decided to go to an ENT because I want to have my tonsils removed. Since childhood, I have suffered from reoccurring sore throats, strep th

I'm : I'm sorry you had this bad experience. It sounds like you have more than an adequate history and continuation of symptoms to justify the procedure. If you were dissatisfied with the time spent with your ent, or perceived an unwillingness to offer you a fair explanation of his rationale for not offering surgery as an alternative, i personally would seek a second opinion elsewhere. Before getting another ENT opinion, it may be worthwhile to discuss your problems and concerns with the prospective physician over the phone to assess his receptivity to offering you a tonsillectomy. ...Read more

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My back has gone worse afta having children?

My back has gone worse afta having children?

Your question ??: You made a statement but did not ask a question. Please start over as questions are not linked on the site. Provide basic information and ask a clear question. ...Read more

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